It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.


Candlelighters is a Tucson based non-profit organization serving families in Southern Arizona who have a child/teen diagnosed with cancer or other blood disorder. This includes leukemia, brain tumors, solid tumors, sickle cell anemia, other anemia’s and other blood disorders. Programs include summer camp, holiday parties, information resources and other support services. Families can self-refer or be referred by their social worker.

Upcoming Events

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Several events are planned. CHAMP 5K in Tempe Sat, Sept 14, 2019. Annual Candlelighting at Diamond Children's Tuesday. Sept 17, 5;30pm-7pm 2019. Candlelighters Fall Family Camp Sept 27 thru Sept 29th in Heber, AZ

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A Huge Thank You to All Our Supporters and Partners

Sponsored by Angel Charity for Children, Inc.