The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), the world’s largest voluntary health agency dedicated to blood cancer, has been grateful for the amount of support pouring in from thousands of partners, sponsors, and corporate teams across the United States for its annual Light the Night Walk series of fundraising events.
Several businesses in Napa Valley California have pledged their support for the local Light the Night Walk taking place this Saturday, September 26 at 5 p.m. P.T., at Veterans Memorial Park in Downtown Napa. Nielson Construction has agreed to be a Celebration sponsor together with Inspiration Sponsors AUL Corp, Foster Lumber Yards, MadoroM Napa Valley, Martin-O’Neil Cancer Center, St. Francis Electric and RSA+.
“We are beyond grateful to all of our sponsors for their generous contributions to LLS,” said Cadance Hinkle, Light The Night Campaign Manager. “Their support helps LLS fund critical research efforts and provide assistance to the families in our community dealing with a blood cancer diagnosis. Our sponsors are truly enabling LLS to save lives not someday, but today.”
Since its founding in 1949, the LLS has donated over $1 billion to support groundbreaking research on blood cancer. The results of these efforts have made vast improvements in patients’ survival and quality of life, allowing many a doubled, tripled, or even quadrupled survival rate.
Those interested to form a team for the Light the Night Walk in Napa Valley can get in touch with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Greater Bay Area Chapter, North Bay Office, at 707-544-4350 or visit www.lightthenight.org/gba.
Thanks to advances in detection and treatment, people are living longer lives nowadays after treatment for lymphoma, but the disease can nevertheless still cause lasting health problems, some of which can be serious and may not show up until many years later. The world’s oldest and largest private cancer center, New York City’s Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center founded in 1884 as the New York Cancer Hospital, can now monitor survivors’ health at its new Lymphoma Survivorship Clinic.