Community Outreach

Relay for Life at UF

Our Streetlight Cancer Team participates in and fundraises for Relay for Life annually. The event takes place at the University of Florida Stephen C. O’Connell Center in the month of March. We invite our friends currently undergoing treatment for an evening of fun, food, and raising money for a cause close to our hearts.

 

Streetlight Cancer Team gathered around a tent outside, all wearing costumes inspired by superheroes.

Light the Night

Our Streetlight Cancer Team participates in and fundraises for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Light the Night  each October at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium. The event is a fundraiser to honor blood cancer survivors, those who have passed, and provide resources to those fighting the disease.

Streetlight Cancer Team gathered arround banner that reads "StreetLight the Night." Team members are holding red luminaries.

Great Strides 5K for Cystic Fibrosis 

Our Streetlight Cystic Fibrosis Team participates in and fundraises for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s Great Strides 5K annually. The event includes the walk, games, raffle prizes, and great free food at Albert Ray Massey Westside Park in the month of April. The team also organizes awareness and fundraising events in the month of May for Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month.

Streetlight CF Team gathered around a banner that says "April & Tim's CF Soldiers: Streetlight CF Team" outside, surrounded by trees.

Sickle Cell Awareness Month in September

Our Sickle Cell Team organizes several events in September to honor Sickle Cell Awareness Month in addition to participating in the Annual Sickle Cell Awareness 2K Walk. Painting the 34th Street Wall, Sickle Cell Benefit Concert, presenting at University of Florida’s Black Student Assembly, and Poetry Slams are examples of past events.

Annual Sickle Cell Awareness 2K Walk

Streetlight Sickle Cell team gathered around a banner that reads "Sickle Strong."

Painting the 34th Street Wall

Streetlight volunteer signing his name on wall underneath other volunteers' names Streetlight team crouched in front of the 34th Street Wall. Painted on wall is mural that reads "SickleStrong"

Autoimmune 5K

Our Streetlight Autoimmune Team partners with University of Florida American Physician Scientists Association (UF APSA) to host a 5K Run/Walk every October to support our Streetlight patients with autoimmune illnesses.

Streetlight Autoimmune Team and guests of 5k gather around banner that reads "UF APSA and Streetlight Autoimmune Team." Everyone gathered outside with trees in background, standing under a yellow, white, and blue balloon arch.