Team Raffa Continues Light the Night Support

Staff, family and friends of Raffa again participated in two Light the Night Walks in October in support of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS).

Thirty-six members of Team Raffa  participated in the Light the Night Walks in Rockville on October 6th and/or in Washington, D.C. on October 12th. The teams raised more than $7,700 to support LLS’s efforts to find a cure for leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and to improve the quality of life of patients and their families.

Patricia Williams, a senior manager at Raffa, started the Light the Night efforts at Raffa. “I have had the privilege of having the support of Raffa for this event for several years now. I walk for Joey Norris whom I have known since he was 4-years-old. We consider Joey’s mom, dad, brothers and extended family a part of our family. Joey, now 14 and a high school freshman, was diagnosed with leukemia when he was 10. He is currently in remission for the second time and has a long way to go,” she said.

The Light The Night Walk is a 2- to 3-mile walk that takes place in the evening in communities across the country. Walkers carry illuminated balloons — white for patients and survivors, red for supporters, and gold for those who have lost their battle to blood cancer.

You can still donate to our teams by visiting their fundraising pages:

Team Raffa Rockville

Team Raffa DC

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