1. See all of the beautiful memorial lanterns from a distance;2. Listen to beautiful holiday music performed by local artists;3. Participate in a special memorial ceremony to remember your loved one(s);4. Watch the exciting moment when we turn on the holiday lights at Sakura House.
Lights of Love FAQs
When will the holidays lights be turned on? Friday, December 2nd, 2022, 6:00pm
Where will the Lights of Love event happen? Lights of Love will take place virtually on our Facebook page with a live video. This is not an in-person event.
How much is a memorial lantern? Minimum donation of $25.00
What will be included on the memorial lantern? We will include your loved one’s name and an optional special message. Special messages must be included in the comment box online or included on a note with your cheque or cash donation. Unfortunately, we cannot accept photos of loved ones this year.
How do I make a donation? You can donate online using this link, mail a cheque to VON Oxford, 550 Ingersoll Ave, Woodstock, Ontario, N4S 5Y3 with your loved one’s name and message included, drop off cash or a cheque at the VON Oxford Main Office at 550 Ingersoll Ave, Woodstock, Ontario.
What is the deadline to make a donation so a memorial lantern can be lit that evening? Wednesday, November 30th, 2022 at midnight.
In order to participate in Lights of Love, do I need to have a connection to VON Sakura House? No. Lights of Love is an opportunity for anyone in our community and beyond to remember a loved one. Your loved one didn’t have to die at Sakura House to participate in this special memorial fundraiser.
Can I have multiple paper lanterns for loved ones? Yes, you can make donations in memory of multiple loved ones. If you would like to celebrate more than one loved one at this event, please make a separate online donation transaction for each loved one and enter each name separately. If you are making your donation by cash or cheque, please include each loved one’s name and message on a note with your donation.
Can I see the holiday lights in-person at a later date? Yes, donors and community members are welcome to drive by Sakura House until the end of January.
Can I have my paper lantern? The paper lanterns do deteriorate quickly due to weather so we will not be saving the paper lanterns. But, if you would like your paper lantern, please contact email@example.com and we can replicate a paper lantern for you.
Who do I contact if I have questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 519-476-8848 for any questions.
Thank You to our 2021 Sponsors
Randy Lee & Richard Holmes