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#GivingTuesday
#GivingTuesday
01-12-15Our stories • Posted by Elli Pugh
Tuesday 1st December 2015 marks the second #GivingTuesday in the UK and here at Candlelighters we are very excited to be taking part! Following ‘Black Friday’ and ‘Cyber Monday’, when the country
Ilkley Group Raise £65,000 for Can...
Ilkley Group Raise £65,000 for Candlelighters
24-11-15Our stories • Posted by Elli Pugh
After a hard year of fundraising the Ilkley Fundraising group were delighted to handover £65,000 to Candlelighters. The money will go to research into the causes and potential treatments for children’s cancer. The
#RedCupCheer
#RedCupCheer
23-11-15Our stories • Posted by Elli Pugh
This year Starbucks is supporting 200 charities as part of their #RedCupCheer campaign and Candlelighters is one of them! Cheer us on to help fight childhood cancer. Starbucks are offering each participating cause a do
A new partnership with Asda Home Sh...
A new partnership with Asda Home Shopping Centre Leeds
02-11-15Our stories • Posted by Noemie Salvaudon
A big thank you to Asda Leeds Home Shopping Centre who are now donating the tea, coffee, sugar and biscuits for clinic! Community Champion Moosa Rawat was inspired by a visit he made to the hospital last month, after the
Candlelighters partners with instan...
Candlelighters partners with instantprint for Christmas fundraising
27-10-15Our stories • Posted by Elli Pugh
To help make a real difference to Candlelighters, instantprint have dedicated a section of their site to our charity for customers ordering their Christmas cards. Customers can choose a design they love and the Candlelig
Lady Ingilby launches Candlelighter...
Lady Ingilby launches Candlelighters @The Square
21-10-15Our stories • Posted by Elli Pugh
Yorkshire Children’s Cancer Charity, Candlelighters officially opened their brand new family support centre this week. The Square is the result of extensive research with children’s cancer patients, their families an

Your stories

Yorkshire Property Scores a goal fo...
Yorkshire Property Scores a goal for Candlelighters
09-11-15Your stories • Posted by Elli Pugh
Yorkshire Property Scores a goal for Candlelighters! In its eleven year history the Yorkshire Property Charity Football Match has raised in excess of £250,000 for charity. This year the event and organising committee ha
Jonny takes on yet another challeng...
Jonny takes on yet another challenge!
05-11-15Your stories • Posted by Noemie Salvaudon
On Saturday 14 November, Jonny Lundy will be amongst 70 people walking on broken glass for Candlelighters, who have been supporting his family since January, when his daughter Zara, then 6, was diagnosed with T cell Acut
Great Yorkshire Bike Ride 2015 Wrap...
Great Yorkshire Bike Ride 2015 Wrap Party & Presentations – Saturday 31st October
02-11-15Your stories • Posted by Noemie Salvaudon
The grand finale to the 2015 event took place in the Function Suite at Farnell element14 in Leeds and was attended by a large group of riders, supporters, organisers and representatives of the recipient charities of this
Manor Park Surgery Halloween Fundra...
Manor Park Surgery Halloween Fundraising
01-11-15Your stories • Posted by Elli Pugh
On 30th October staff at Manor Park Surgery raised funds for Candlelighters whilst celebrating Halloween. Staff at the surgery raised awareness and funds for Candlelighters with a Halloween themed event that included a p
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