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Candlelighters to be supported by ...
Candlelighters to be supported by  Global’s Make Some Noise
04-05-16Our stories • Posted by Elli Pugh
Candlelighters has been selected as one of this year’s beneficiaries to receive funding and support through Global’s Make Some Noise. Founded in 1976 by families and medical staff, Candlelighters continues to help su
Detectamet score a goal for Candlel...
Detectamet score a goal for Candlelighters
03-05-16Our stories • Posted by Elli Pugh
Since July 2014, and following a visit to Candlelighters, owners of Detectamet, Sean Smith and Angela Mousson, were determined to make a difference to our work. Detectamet, are a worldwide company, based near York, who m
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

Your stories

Fundraising event sees Menston spar...
Fundraising event sees Menston sparkle for Candlelighters
29-04-16Your stories • Posted by Elli Pugh
This month a fundraising evening event has seen Menston sparkle in pink for Candlelighters, raising over £2000 to support the charity’s work! Organised by Michelle Pattison, mum to 8 year old patient Owen, the
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
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