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We would love to share some of your stories whether they are about personal experiences on treatment, in fundraising, or anything else you would like to share. Send your stories and photos to info@candlelighters.org.uk. © Karen Turner Photography, header image.

Our stories

Glow Gold Campaign 2016
Glow Gold Campaign 2016
28-04-16Our stories • Posted by Elli Pugh
A group of parents whose families have been affected by childhood cancer are on a mission to get the world “Glowing Gold” to raise the profile of childhood cancer.   Contacting iconic buildings both thro
St George’s Day week-end was ...
St George’s Day week-end was event-full!
25-04-16Our stories • Posted by Noemie Salvaudon
It’s been a busy and brilliant week-end for supporters and staff at Candlelighters! The Square was hosting an activity day for brothers and sisters of patients. Gareth Price, with family, friends and work colleagu
Big Hugs for Easter Square Winner
Big Hugs for Easter Square Winner
01-04-16Our stories • Posted by Elli Pugh
When little Diya chose “Scarborough” on the Easter Egg map at The Square, she had no idea that she would be taking home prizes that were so much bigger than her! Congratulations Diya, and thank you to every
The Phillips Family have a Ball!
The Phillips Family have a Ball!
21-03-16Our stories • Posted by Elli Pugh
Friday 18th March saw the second ball organised by the Phillips family, largely Andrew and Karen Phillips, parents of Hannah, Luke and Harry. Harry has just finished treatment for Leukaemia. The ball was at Oulton Hall a

Your stories

Three Wishes Charity Dinner
Three Wishes Charity Dinner
29-04-16Your stories • Posted by Elli Pugh
Late last year supporters flocked to Harrogate’s Restaurant Bar & Grill for a night of food, entertainment and a charity auction in aid of three local charities; Candlelighters, Theas Trust and Martin House Chi
Friendly Competition & Fundraising
Friendly Competition & Fundraising
28-04-16Your stories • Posted by Noemie Salvaudon
Staff at Pure Data Solutions are extra motivated to raise funds for Candlelighters! Last year, Pure Data Solutions raised £10,000 in aid of Candlelighters. This year, they aim to smash this. The first of their challenge
Summit Amazing!
Summit Amazing!
28-04-16Your stories • Posted by Elli Pugh
On Saturday 16th April 2016, a determined family group took on the Yorkshire 3 Peaks to raise awareness around Neuroblastoma, and nearly £2000 sponsorship for Candlelighters, in memory of  Pierce White Carter. Dom Whit
Leeds College of Art scores big for...
Leeds College of Art scores big for Candlelighters
19-04-16Your stories • Posted by Elli Pugh
Students and staff of Leeds College of Art scored big for Yorkshire families affected by childhood cancer at their fundraising football match on April 18th. It seemed the students were confident pre-match stating that &#
Miss North Yorkshire Champions Cand...
Miss North Yorkshire Champions Candlelighters
14-04-16Your stories • Posted by Elli Pugh
Candlelighters were delighted earlier this year when the Miss North Yorkshire competition selected Candlelighters as their chosen charity for the second year running.   Miss North Yorkshire is the regions official and
TEENAGE CANCER PATIENTS ABSEIL AT R...
TEENAGE CANCER PATIENTS ABSEIL AT RIPLEY CASTLE
13-04-16Your stories • Posted by Noemie Salvaudon
On Sunday 24 April, three teenage cancer patients, will abseil down from Ripley Castle’s roof in aid of the charity that has supported them and their families from day one, Candlelighters. Jodi Stonehouse, from Pocklin
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