Local 1400 helps Light the Night in Saskatoon


Second Annual Saskatoon Light the Night Walk. To see the photo gallery, click on the image above.

The two dozen members of Team UFCW Canada Local 1400 helped set a new fundraising record at the Second Annual Saskatoon Light the Night Walk, all in support of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada (LLSC). The team — comprised of Local 1400 members, staff and family members — joined over 450 other participants on September 17 to raise funds for research into finding a cure for blood cancers.

With illuminated gold, red and white balloons in hand, the walkathon participants followed the Meewasain Trail, and then back across the Broadway Bridge for a final gathering at Saskatoon's Kiwanis Park. Altogether Team UFCW Canada Local 1400 proudly raised over $17,500.  The event topped last year's total, altogether raising over $151,000.

In 2009-2010, UFCW Canada members in total raised more than $1.6 million setting a new annual fundraising record for the sixth year in a row — and reaffirming UFCW Canada as the largest annual source of donations for funding research to develop better treatments and to find a cure.