Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation of Nevada is a non-profit support group for families of children with cancer.

Alicia Avance – Development/Volunteer Coordinator

alicia_2014Alicia Avance began volunteering for Candlelighters in 1993 after the diagnosis of her son with cancer. She joined Candlelighters full time in August 2004 through October 2006 as Volunteer Coordinator and Executive Assistant. After a short leave Alicia has rejoined the team as the Special Events Coordinator and has a great passion to serve the Candlelighter families.

Alicia has worked for other non-profits such as Project Sunshine and Make-A-Wish Foundation, as well as volunteers for various organizations in the community.  Alicia completed the UNLV Non-Profit Certificate program in June 2010.

Alicia and her husband, both natives to Las Vegas, are the parents of seven children and eleven grandchildren.

Email: aavance@candlelightersnv.org