Save The Date - Next Luminary Event November 10, 2018!

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Buy your luminaries online now for our event on November 10th! Click on the "Shop" button above and order yours today! 

Thank You Cheshire for our 14th year and raising $840,000 to date!

During our 2017 annual luminary event, we raised $70,000 and made donations to the Cheshire Community Food Pantry, Cheshire Youth and Social Services Department, The Petit Family Foundation, The Cheshire Food Drive and earmarked funds for our two 2018 Scholarship winners.

On behalf of the entire Cheshire’s Lights of Hope committee, thank you to:

  • All the residents and businesses who purchased luminaries or helped organize the event.
  • Joe & Robin Whitright and the entire staff of Paws Pet Resort & Spa.
  • Special thanks to the Cheshire First Congregational Church for hosting our event on their beautiful green making us feel at home.
  • Pat and Terry Bowman and the entire staff at R. W. Hine ACE Hardware.
  • Main Street Caffe and Cheshire Nursery for their assistance in selling luminaries.
  • The friends and sponsors of Cheshire’s Lights of Hope who donated funds, time, talent, goods and services to light up Cheshire and, particularly, the Mile of Hope on Route 10.
  • Thank you to Coach Drust and the CHS Football Team Coach Kristine Drust and the CHS Softball team for cleaning up the Mile of Hope.
  • Thank you to the students and faculty of Cheshire Academy
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In The Spotlight

Street captains needed! Visit our volunteer page to find a current list of unassigned streets and learn how you can volunteer in your neighborhood!
Celebrating its 14th year, Cheshire's Lights of Hope has raised over $840,000 for local charities since its birth in one small neighborhood

Did You Know?

Luminaries purchased: Over 700,000
Scholarships awarded: Over $32,500 to 15 deserving high school graduates
Number of volunteers: thousands
Number of sponsors: over 200 businesses, individuals and families
Miles lit up: over 250 miles