Our goals
Our goals -- Candle Lighting Ceremony at UMC in honor of Childhood Cancer Month.  <br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />
Candle Lighting Ceremony at UMC in honor of Childhood Cancer Month.















Our Mission: Candlelighters supports, serves and advocates for children and adolescents with cancer and other blood disorders, their families, long term survivors, bereaved families, and the professionals that care for them.
  • To link parent to parent, family to family, group to group
  • To ease frustration and fears through sharing of feelings and experiences
  • To exchange information on research, treatment and community resources
  • To breakdown the social isolation of families
  • To provide guidance in coping with childhood cancer's effect on a child, parents, siblings and family
  • To identify patient and family needs so that medical and social systems respond adequately
  • To be an emotional support system of second families for each other