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Shine a Light on NF

Shine a Light on NF brings NF awareness into the community by lighting up buildings, bridges and monuments in blue and green.


In 2023, nearly 500 world-famous buildings, bridges, and architectural icons participated in the Shine a Light on NF campaign, showing their support in the global fight against NF by lighting up in blue and green, the official colors of the NF cause.

Launched by the Children’s Tumor Foundation in 2014 to increase public awareness of NF, the Shine a Light on NF campaign has grown substantially over the years. CTF partners with NF organizations, medical and research institutions, and corporate and media partners worldwide to expand awareness globally. In addition to the building light-ups, donated billboards from Lamar Advertising Company amplified the NF awareness message into homes and communities nationwide.

Shine a Light on NF is a global campaign! A flyer about the campaign is also available in Spanish, French, Italian, German, Dutch, and Portuguese.

Participating Locations

THANK YOU to the following landmarks that committed to Shining a Light on NF! All locations will light up on May 17, World NF Awareness Day (unless explicitly noted).

2024 Locations

2023 Locations

2023 Locations

2022 Locations

2022 Locations

Shine a Light at Home

Shine a Light on NF makes NF visible by lighting homes, buildings, and landmarks across the globe in blue and green, the official colors of NF. In the era of social distancing, you can also bring this effort to your neighborhood by lighting up your home in blue and green!

Shop blue lightsShop green lights

You can also make your home glow with CTF spirit by:

  • Decorating your driveway or sidewalk with chalk pictures, messages, or NF facts
  • Adding an END NF flag
  • Making lawn signs (view CTF brand guidelines here)


Download our Shine a Light logos and social media graphics.


Contact Us

For questions or to request more information on the Shine a Light on NF initiative, please contact us at

Other ways to support

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Volunteers are a driving force behind the Foundation.

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Your voice has the power to impact public policy and promote action to find a cure for NF.

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With your help, we can continue to fund critical research and one day find a cure.

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Raise Awareness

Help us make sure the world knows about NF and sees the people who live with it.