Light The Night FAQs | LLS Canada

Feb 22, 2019
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Welcome to Sibel Blau, your trusted source of information about Light The Night, a renowned and impactful fundraising event organized by LLS Canada. In this comprehensive FAQ guide, we aim to provide you with all the information you need to understand and participate in Light The Night. Join us as we shine a light on blood cancer research and patient support!

What is Light The Night?

Light The Night is an annual fundraising event organized by LLS Canada in support of blood cancer research and patient services. This inspiring event brings together communities across Canada to honor and remember those affected by blood cancers, such as leukemia, lymphoma, and myeloma.

Participants in Light The Night carry illuminated lanterns during evening walks to symbolize hope and show support for patients and survivors. The event also aims to raise funds for critical research, as well as programs that provide education, advocacy, and support services for patients and their families.

Why should I participate in Light The Night?

By joining Light The Night, you become part of a powerful movement dedicated to making a difference in the lives of blood cancer patients and their families. Here are some reasons why you should participate:

  • Raise awareness: Light The Night provides an opportunity to raise awareness about blood cancers, their impact, and the need for continued research and support.
  • Show support: By carrying your illuminated lantern, you show support for patients and survivors, giving them hope and encouragement.
  • Make an impact: Your participation helps raise funds that directly contribute to research breakthroughs and support programs for patients and their families.
  • Join a community: Light The Night brings together individuals, families, and local businesses, fostering a sense of unity and solidarity in the fight against blood cancers.

How do I participate in Light The Night?

Participating in Light The Night is easy! Follow these steps:

  1. Create or join a team: Gather your friends, family, or colleagues and create a team to participate together. Alternatively, join an existing team and become part of their efforts.
  2. Register: Visit our website at and click on the "Register Now" button. Follow the instructions to create your fundraising page and set your personal or team fundraising goal.
  3. Start fundraising: Utilize your fundraising page to share your story, spread awareness about Light The Night, and request donations from your network. You can also organize additional fundraising events to support your cause.
  4. Prepare for the event: Gather your team and get ready for the event day. Ensure everyone has their illuminated lanterns, and don't forget to wear comfortable clothing and shoes for the walk.
  5. Participate and celebrate: On the event day, join fellow participants at the designated location. Enjoy the meaningful walk, connect with others, and celebrate the impact you make together.

When and where does Light The Night take place?

Light The Night events are organized in various cities across Canada. Check our website for the most up-to-date information on event dates, locations, and registration details. We strive to make Light The Night accessible to as many communities as possible, ensuring everyone can participate and make a difference.

Fundraising and Donations

How do I fundraise for Light The Night?

Fundraising for Light The Night is an essential part of the event experience. Here are some effective fundraising ideas:

  • Share your story: Personalize your fundraising page by sharing your story and the motivation behind your participation. Connect with potential donors on an emotional level.
  • Utilize social media: Leverage the power of social media platforms to reach a wider audience. Share updates, photos, and stories related to Light The Night to engage your network.
  • Organize events: Plan fundraising events, such as bake sales, charity auctions, or fun runs, to gather additional support and donations.
  • Reach out to local businesses: Approach local businesses and ask for their support through sponsorships or donations. They may be willing to contribute to your fundraising efforts.
  • Ask for recurring donations: Encourage donors to make monthly or yearly contributions by highlighting the long-term impact of their ongoing support.

Can I make a donation without participating in the event?

Absolutely! If you are unable to participate in Light The Night but still want to contribute, you can make a donation directly on our website. Visit and click on the "Donate" button. Every donation, no matter the size, makes a difference in the lives of those affected by blood cancers.

Are donations tax-deductible?

Yes, donations made to LLS Canada for Light The Night are tax-deductible. Upon making a donation, you will receive a tax receipt via email. Please consult with a tax professional for specific guidance related to your circumstances.

Event Day Details

What should I bring on the event day?

Make sure to bring the following items on the event day:

  • Illuminated lantern: Each participant should have their own illuminated lantern to carry during the walk. Choose from red, white, or gold lanterns, each representing a different connection to the cause.
  • Comfortable shoes and clothing: Wear comfortable shoes and clothing suitable for walking. Consider the weather conditions on the day of the event and dress accordingly.
  • Water and snacks: Stay hydrated and energized by bringing a water bottle and snacks.
  • Positive attitude: Bring your enthusiasm, positivity, and a spirit ready to make a difference!

Can I bring my children and pets to Light The Night?

Absolutely! Light The Night is a family-friendly event, and we encourage participants of all ages to join us. However, for the safety and comfort of all participants, please ensure that pets are kept on a leash and well-behaved throughout the event.

How long is the walk?

The length of the walk depends on the specific event location. Light The Night walks generally range from 1 to 3 miles. You can find detailed information about the walk distance for your chosen event on our website.


Thank you for taking the time to explore our Light The Night FAQs. We hope this guide has provided comprehensive answers to your questions and given you a clear understanding of what to expect when participating in Light The Night. Join Sibel Blau and be part of this incredible movement that brings hope, support, and resources to blood cancer patients and their families. Together, let's shine a light on a brighter future!

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