How it Works

How it Works

01 Register

Join as an individual, member of a community, corporate team, or even as a team captain. Whatever you choose, be sure to ask everyone you know to join, too.

02 Raise Money

Raise money through your fundraising page, social media or simply by asking friends and family to help. Check out our helpful hints to get started.

03 Celebrate

Let Your Light Shine. Even if we can’t be together, we can celebrate, remember and honour our heroes as one community.

Get Involved

Participate in communities across Canada from St. John’s to Victoria as an individual or as a team.

Inspirational Stories

Jay - Quebec
I participate as a Patient / Survivor
Jay

I had a pretty successful career and was thinking about starting a family of my own when I learned I had a blood cancer. 

Montreal QC
Canada

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I participate as a Patient / Survivor
Amanda Saunders
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A chronic illness is not a gift, but it’s certainly a lesson that I carry with me.

Grand Falls-Windsor NL
Canada

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I participate as a Patient / Survivor
Gianpaolo Evangelisti
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Gianpaolo was diagnosed at 3 years old.

Mississauga ON
Canada

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I participate as a Patient / Survivor
Jastinne Ramos
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I try to live by these three rules: be adventurous, be curious and be brave.

Ottawa ON
Canada

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I participate as a Patient / Survivor
Ashleigh & Leah
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We will never forget how we felt when hearing those words "your child has cancer"

Ottawa ON
Canada

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I participate as a Patient / Survivor
Andrea Powell
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"I remember being at my daughter’s baptism and wondering whether I would be alive for her other milestones"

Calgary AB
Canada

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I participate as a Patient / Survivor
Amanda & Geoff Ball
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"Everyone kept hoping it would be CML, because it’s one of the ‘better’ types of leukemia"

Calgary AB
Canada

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I participate as a Patient / Survivor
Jenna Black & Daniel Luke
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"I'm so grateful for my family, we were barely ever alone in the room"

Calgary AB
Canada

Jay - Quebec Jay

Montreal QC
Canada

I participate as a Patient / Survivor

I had a pretty successful career and was thinking about starting a family of my own when I learned I had a blood cancer. 

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