A Mum and daughter holding a glowing lantern standing by a stone wall outside with “We walk to shine a light on blood cancer” written over
A Mum and daughter holding a glowing lantern standing by a stone wall outside with “We walk to shine a light on blood cancer” written over

Take on your own Walk of Light on 30th March 2024

We walk to keep the memory of our loved ones burning bright. We walk to shine a ray of hope for someone as they face their darkest moments. We walk to light the path for a brighter future.

Join thousands of people across the country as we walk together on 30th March 2024 to fund vital blood cancer research.

It’s free to enter and you can take part as a group or by yourself. Just choose your location, your route and how far you want to walk.

Getting started

Follow these easy steps to get started:

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Step 1: Sign up for free

Sign up quickly and easily for free! Your fundraising page will be automatically set up for you when you sign up.

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Step 2: Choose your route

You choose the distance and location. For example, this could be around your local park or somewhere that means something to you.

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Step 3: Spread the word

Share your JustGiving page and let everyone know about your Walk of Light.

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Step 4: Start fundraising

Raise £50 to get your free Walk of Light t-shirt, raise £100 to get your medal at the end of the challenge, raise £150 for your free neck warmer.

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Step 5: Walk your Walk of Light!

Get ready to take on your own Walk of Light and raise vital funds for blood cancer research.

Your rewards!

You'll receive lots of exciting rewards as you smash your fundraising milestones along the way

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Raise £50

To get your free Walk of Light t-shirt to wear with pride.

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Raise £100

To get your free medal as a celebration of your achievement! Medals will be sent out at the end of April

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Raise £150

To get your free neck warmer to keep warm whilst you take on your own Walk of Light in March.

How your money will make a difference

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Could fund our blood cancer support team to provide emotional and practical support to your loved ones in need.

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Could fund a researcher to analyse 120 blood cell samples. Because of you, any one of them could hold the key to a new discovery.

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Could fund a PhD student to conduct vital research for three days. PhD students are sustaining the UK’s world-leading blood cancer research, and thanks to your support this is possible.

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Could fund a clinical trials nurse specialist for three days, giving your loved one a hand to hold when it’s needed most.

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Amy’s story

Amy signed up to take on her own Walk of Light in 2022 and has been carrying on the tradition since.

“For two years, my husband Joel, our little girl Isla (5 years old) and I were living alongside leukaemia completely unaware. We were fighting blood cancer with hot water bottles and paracetamol.

Joel was diagnosed with ALL (acute lymphoblastic leukaemia) at just 30 years old. We signed up to Walk of Light as a family after Joel’s diagnosis. Isla wanted to raise money to help her daddy. She asked me “Mummy, if I raise lots of money, will they make a better medicine for daddy?”

Isla invited her friends to join her in her mission to shine a light on blood cancer. When the sun set, we began our Walk of Light. It was truly heart-warming to see the children with their glow sticks and lanterns enjoying themselves so much. Isla wanted everyone to know she was walking for her daddy.

Finally, after 138 days in hospital, I brought Joel home. He's currently in remission and having regular chemotherapy. He defied all odds, and I couldn’t be prouder of him.” 

Our supporters

Any questions? Our friendly team are on hand to make sure you have everything you need for your Walk of Light. Email events@bloodcancer.org.uk or call 0808 2080 888. Because together we can be the generation to beat blood cancer.