Lighting the night in honor of John Schiff

DWS is proud to announce its sponsorship of ‘Schiff’s Soldiers’, helping to raise much needed funds and awareness for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS). As part of their ‘Light the Night’ walk series, LLS welcomes nearly 1 million people across 140 evening walks across the USA and Canada.

The fundraising group has been set up in honor of John Schiff, former Vice President of Oracle JD Edwards Business Development, who sadly succumbed to Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) in March 2018 after a short battle with the disease.

John was a long-standing pillar in the JD Edwards community and played a central role in the overall management of JD Edwards’ relationships with customers around the globe for more than 20 years before retiring in 2017. His commitment, determination and positive attitude remains an inspiration and has led to the creation of this fundraising effort in his name.

Who are the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS)?

The LLS is at the forefront of the fight to cure cancer and has invested nearly $1.3 billion in research. They are leaders in advancing breakthroughs in immunotherapy, genomics and personalized medicine.

LLS are also a source of free blood cancer information, education and support for patients, survivors, families and healthcare professionals.The LLS helps patients and their families navigate their cancer treatment and ensures they have access to quality, affordable and coordinated care.

This commitment to curing leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma is critical research that is already saving lives and continues to generate revolutionary new treatments in the battle against cancers of all types. > Click here to find out more about the LLS

If you would like to join Schiff’s Soldiers on one of their the Light the Night walks or would like to donate to this great cause please click here

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