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Light the Night brings awareness to Leukemia and Lymphoma

Posted at 4:00 PM, Oct 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-27 02:02:21-04

TUCSON, Ariz. — The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society is holding 'Light the Night' to raise awareness and funds in research and treatment for cancer.

Registration and activities will start at 5 p.m. and will be located at the Park Place Mall in the east overflow parking lot Saturday.

There will be an opening ceremony with Circle of Survivors at 6:45 p.m., a one-mile walk around Sears at 7 p.m., and the closing ceremony will happen at 7:45 p.m. with a laser show at the mall.

An estimated 3,000 attendees will be at the annual Light the Night, according to Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

Part of the goal is to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and this year the goal is to raise $290,000.

The event will include; face painting, jumping castles, glam station, photo booth and attendees can bring photos of those who have died of cancer.

Along with the activities there will be food; cotton candy, cakes for causes cupcakes, popcorn, samples of eegee’s and chick-fil-a sandwiches.

For more information about Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, or Light the Night, click here.