Candlelighters is a not-for-profit volunteer organization that provides comfort and resources to young cancer patients being treated in Eastern Ontario and to those they depend on for strength and support.

To enrich the lives of children and their families coping with childhood cancer. Promote awareness and understanding of the impact of childhood cancer on children and their families.

That every child affected with childhood cancer and their family, enjoy the best quality of life possible, from the time of diagnosis, through to the completion of treatment and beyond.

Volunteers and donors are essential to the work of Candlelighters. Their talents and resources, time and energy are directed to the fulfilment of the organization's mission. All actions of those associated with Candlelighters programs are conducted with a high degree of professionalism, integrity and compassion. The work of Candlelighters is complementary to that of the medical community treating children and their families.

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Support Programs has gold pins available to commemorate this. It would be fantastic to see everyone wearing gold pins in September! If you are interested in picking some pins up for your colleagues at work or perhaps for your child's school please call the office at 613.715.9157 to arrange this.

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