Fundraise on behalf of the Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter. LLS does more to advance science and support patients than any other cancer organization.
Join one of our fundraising programs.
Each year, in communities across the country, dedicated candidates engage in an exciting competition to earn LLS’s “Man & Woman of the Year” titles. Raising funds for LLS blood cancer research and patient support, the candidates compete in honor of children who are local blood cancer survivors, the Boy & Girl of the Year. Every dollar raised counts as one vote and the titles are awarded to the man and woman with the most votes at the end of this 10 week campaign. Top local fundraisers are also eligible to win national titles. Man & Woman of the Year runs March through June and concludes with a Grand Finale celebration.
Light The Night is LLS’s annual evening fundraising Walk to celebrate and commemorate lives touched by cancer. Every fall, over 140 communities across North America come together for this inspirational and memorable event. The light and warmth we generate delivers hope in time of despair, community in place of loneliness and life-saving research and support for cancer patients and their families. We are bringing light to the darkness of cancer. From the end of September through October, the Eastern PA Chapter of LLS hosts four Light The Night events.
Team in Training is the flagship fundraising program for LLS and the only charity endurance sports training program that raises money for blood cancer research. Whether you are just starting out or a seasoned athlete, our team will get you ready for race day with professional training and coaching, customized fundraising support and exclusive event weekend experiences. There are Team In Training opportunities taking place through-out the year.
Students of the Year is a philanthropic leadership development program where highly motivated high students foster professional skills including entrepreneurship, marketing, and project management while raising funds for LLS. The title Student(s) of the Year is awarded to the candidate or co-candidate team in each community who raises the most funds during this seven-week competition. In addition to the title, the winner also receives a $2,500 scholarship towards the college or university of their choice. Students of the Year runs January through March and concludes with a Grand Finale celebration.
Pennies for Patients is a science based service-learning program, that connects schools with local blood cancer patients, provides tangible life skills to participants, and allows students to see the impact they’re making in the lives of others. Elementary and middle schools partnering with Pennies for Patients receive our experiential K-8 STEM+ curriculum which includes ready-to-use materials and social & emotional learning (SEL) activities. Pennies for Patients runs through-out the school year.
The Red & White Ball is the preeminent event in Cellicon Valley’s Life Sciences community, celebrating the innovators & collaborators who have led the way in the fight against blood cancer. Held annually in March, this black-tie gala boasts silent & live auctions, an awards presentation, fund-the-fight, sit-down dinner & dancing.
Step up to take cancer down with Big Climb Philly – Challenge yourself to climb 47 floors to the top of one of Philadelphia’s tallest skyscrapers - FMC Tower at Cira Centre South. Celebrate your loved ones every step of the way, sharing this one-of-a-kind experience with committed volunteers striving for new breakthroughs in the fight against cancer. Big Climb Philly usually takes place in the springtime.