Wednesday, October 01, 2008

Light the Night Walk

This Friday is the "Light the Night Walk" in Delaware Park. My boy's team, lead by Jessica Del Mauro, will walk two miles to honor those effected by Leukemia, Lymphoma and Myeloma. Jessie was just recently diagnosed with Lymphoma herself. She has graciously pledged all money raised by her team in my honor. I am humbled and grateful of all the team members efforts. Such outpourings of support are a wonderful thing to see and feel!

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS) Light The Night Walk is an annual event to raise funds for cures. It’s the nation’s night to pay tribute and bring hope to thousands of patients and their families.

Funds raised through Light The Night Walk support the work of hundreds of the world’s best and brightest researchers in their search for better therapies and cures for leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma.

Jessica's team has a matching donor which will double their efforts. Western New York is among the highest per capita charitable donation levels in the country. It is a wonderful place to be, especially this time of year.