BE BRAVE. BE BOLD. BE GOLD!
‘This is our family. Our son, Joseph, was diagnosed with high-risk Neuroblastoma when he was three. He finished treatment but later relapsed and died age seven, leaving an enormous hole in our hearts.  No matter what life threw at him, he always had a cheeky smile and infectious giggle.
We are incredibly grateful to Candlelighters who have supported us all both during Joseph’s treatment and after his death, in many ways, including our daughter’s stop motion animation of one of her favourite memories of Joseph.’
– Sarah, Bereaved Mum. 
Please be the spark that keeps our candle burning and give a Regular Gift today, so we can bring light to families in these darkest of times.

You might also like...

Charlie’s Story
We are a family of four. Dad Phil, mum Shelley, Charlie age six and Max age two. Charlie was diagnosed with Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) in April 2017 before his 3rd birthday. We had no idea that this condition existed until a skin biopsy on his groin area confirmed the LCH. Prior to this, we …
Talking Brain Tumour Research with Ryan Mathew
Candlelighters has funded research into the understanding and treatment of childhood cancers for 30 years. Academic neurosurgeon, Ryan Mathew, has been supported by Candlelighters since 2018, as part of a four year funding programme to enhance brain tumour research. Ryan qualified as a doctor in 2005 from the University of Leeds. Following his passions of …
Candlelighters draws attention to cause on International Childhood Cancer Day
Monday 15th February is International Childhood Cancer Day, a day when people all around the world come together to observe and recognise the impacts of childhood cancer. In #Yorkshire, over 150 children will be diagnosed with cancer each year and childhood cancer charity, Candlelighters has been there for over 40 years to offer support to …