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

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Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation of Nevada (Candlelighters) is a private 501(c)(3) charitable corporation affiliated with the Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation, an international organization of childhood cancer support groups headquartered in Washington, DC.  Candlelighters does not receive financial support from the Foundation or pay affiliation dues. Support comes from individual, group, and corporate donations and from private grants. These are supplemented with community and Candlelighters sponsored fund-raising events. Donors have the satisfaction of knowing their support and contributions are directly helping Nevada families who are struggling to deal with a childhood cancer diagnosis. While the Las Vegas community has been generous, financial needs are many and funding is a constant challenge.

For over twenty years The Candlelighters Golf Classic golf tournament has been a successful event to help achieve our financial goals. The Candlelighters 5K and 1 Mile “Race for Our Kids” is a fun annual event that encourages public participation and pledging.  Community groups that wish to hold fund-raisers to support our services for families frequently contact Candlelighters. All types of donations, whether financial, service, or in-kind are needed to continue achieving our mission. Candlelighters  goal is to never have to say “no” to a family in need.

Giving Opportunities – How You Can Help!

Candlelighters has been fortunate over the years to receive a variety of support from individuals, groups and businesses. There are many opportunities available and ideas for new ones are always appreciated. Here are a few suggestions:

Become a Candlelighters Volunteer: Individuals and groups help with events, office needs or raising awareness in the community about childhood cancer and about Candlelighters. Get your co-workers, friends and family involved. There is no greater satisfaction than knowing you are helping these very special kids.

Peter Pan Birthday Club:
Have a party! Celebrate! Blow out candles! Think Happy Thoughts! Make a difference…Join Today!
CLICK HERE for more information on the Peter Pan Birthday Club.

Sponsor: A family, a party or event – financially or with goods or services. Sponsor a Candlelighters program for a period of time, or permanently.

Donations: Make an individual, group, or corporate tax-deductible contribution. In-Kind Donations: Donate new DVD’s, Toys & Books for our children in the hospital and for the “No More Chemo” celebrations.

Fundraisers: Have your community group hold an event to benefit Candlelighters. (Fund-raiser approval forms are available from our office).

Major Gifts: Remember Candlelighters in your financial and estate planning. We are happy to work with you and your financial planner to arrange a mutually beneficial donation of stock, real estate or other assets.

Let Us Know: About a group or foundation that would consider a grant to Candlelighters for a specific purpose. We are ready to provide any information needed.

Be Creative: Some of our most exciting fundraisers were the brainstorms of inspired individuals working with us to create a unique way to help.   Do you have a great idea?

Click HERE to Donate To Candlelighters Today!