Light the Night in South Yunderup raised funds for The Leukaemia Foundation

Luke Steyger with Hunter (10 months-old), Jacob (8) and Ella (6). Picture: Jon Hewson www.communitypix.com.au d487972
Luke Steyger with Hunter (10 months-old), Jacob (8) and Ella (6). Picture: Jon Hewson www.communitypix.com.au d487972

HUNDREDS of white, blue and gold lanterns reflecting in the lake at South Yunderup’s Adventurescape on Friday were a spectacular sight.

Not only did the lanterns Light the Night, as families and friends gathered at sunset for the lantern lighting and walk, the event was also a financial success.

The Leukaemia Foundation’s 11th annual Light the Night helped raise vital funds for blood cancer research.

The lanterns were coloured white for survivors, blue for supporters and gold if walking in memory of a loved one.

Each day, another 35 Australians are diagnosed with blood cancer – equivalent to one every 41 minutes.

Blood cancer claims more lives than breast cancer and melanoma,

Sixty thousands people across Australia are living with blood cancer.