Lights of Hope Updates
Check back frequently for any event related updates or announcements
This page is designed to help you locate important resources and updates as we work together to make the 12th annual Lights of Hope a huge success.
Please continue to work with your staff partner to order Lights of Hope Bags for your at-home display. For other resources you will find printable links here:
Your local community can support Lights of Hope through sponsorship. Please consider offering this opportunity to businesses in your network. If you are looking for ideas on who to add to your sponsor prospect list, check out this list of the type of businesses we already have committed.
2022 Sponsor Packet
Sponsor cover letter - with benefits listed
Sponsor cover letter - with no benefits listed
Sponsor cover letter - personal touch
*Please make sure you check with your staff partner on recruiting sponsorships
Sponsors can easily commit by donating on your CANRaiser page electronically or by sending a check that will need to be tracked as an offline donation on CANRaiser. All sponsors must also be recorded at www.fightcancer.org/LOHSponsorships. If you are hoping to display sponsor signs for an event they must be ordered at least 10 business days in advance of when you need them.
Volunteer Kick Off and Q & A with staff:
May 25, 2022 at 12:30pm & 7:30m ET
Lights of Hope Fundraising Panels:
June 1, 2022 at 7:30pm ET
August 9, 2022 at 7:30pm ET
September 1, 2022 at 7:30pm ET
In person display in Washington D.C. for those traveling to Leadership Summit and Lobby Day:
September 13, 2022
Fundraising Incentive Deadline: September 7, 2022 (11:59pm ET)
CANRaiser closing Deadline: September 30, 2022 (11:59pm ET)
Our fundraising challenges are a fun way we spark competition and continue raising mission critical funds through out the summer.
Photo Submission Link
Please submit your best photo of your at-home displays using this form. The form only accepts one photo at a time so please select your best one or two to share. We’re looking for photos depicting groups of Lights of Hope, rather than individual bags. Deadline to submit photos for the Lights of Hope America video compilation is September 7th, 2022. Deadline to submit photos to be part of the nationwide Lights of Hope album is Septmeber 30,2022.
The first step is to enter all offline donations on your personal CANRaiser page. Once you record your offline donations you will use the tool called Society Donations Batching. Below you will find instructions on how to use Society Donations Batching (SDB) to process all your offline donations and the process for sending in the checks.
Looking for inspiration for your at home and community Lights of Hope display? Check out these awesome photos that fellow advocates shared in 2021.