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Invictus Active launch charity dona...
Invictus Active launch charity donation initiative!
11-07-19Our stories • Posted by Kelsea Wall
Select us to receive a donation from Invictus Active! Invictus Active, one of the leading mobility equipment retailers in the UK, have recently launched a charity donation initiative where similar to the Amazon Smile sch
Deadline looms for 2019 Great North...
Deadline looms for 2019 Great North Run entries!
27-06-19Our stories • Posted by Helena Fewkes
  Childhood cancer charity, Candlelighters, are calling on the generous people of Yorkshire to register to run this year’s Great North Run before the registration deadline of 28 June. In 2018, 54 people took part
Candlelighters aim to turn Yorkshir...
Candlelighters aim to turn Yorkshire PINK with their new #PINKITUP campaign for 2019!
16-05-19Our stories • Posted by Helena Fewkes
Candlelighters aim to turn Yorkshire PINK with their new #PINKITUP campaign for 2019! Can you help us #PINKITUP to raise funds and awareness for Candlelighters? Will you, #BEPINK, #EATPINK, #DRINKPINK to raise vital fund
Team Bramhope celebrate 10 years su...
Team Bramhope celebrate 10 years supporting Candlelighters!
15-04-19Our stories • Posted by Helena Fewkes
Team Bramhope celebrate 10 years supporting Candlelighters! Team Bramhope was formed by Tariq Qadeer, the owner of the Village Newsagents in Bramhope, by encouraging his customers and friends in the village to come toget
We are launching our first ever Rec...
We are launching our first ever Recruitment Open Day at Candlelighters!
14-03-19Our stories • Posted by Helena Fewkes
We are launching our first ever Recruitment Open Day at Candlelighters! Ever wondered what it’s like to work in Fundraising or Family Support?   Just starting your career, or fancy a change? We’ve got a v

Your stories

Just when we thought the challenges...
Just when we thought the challenges were hard enough, Team George continue to ramp it up!!
15-07-19Your stories • Posted by Kelsea Wall
Team George was founded by Mark and Helen after their son George was diagnosed with Leukaemia in 2013. From diagnosis and throughout his illness, George and his family were supported by Candlelighters. “Without Candlel
A woofly success for furry friends ...
A woofly success for furry friends and human ones too in aid of Candlelighters!
11-07-19Your stories • Posted by Kelsea Wall
On Sunday 23rd June, Yorkshire based children’s cancer charity Candlelighters took over the Riverside Gardens in Ilkley for a day of fun including a 2.5km sponsored dog walk around the beautiful sights of the River Wha
Team Bramhope celebrate 10 years su...
Team Bramhope celebrate 10 years supporting Candlelighters 
25-03-19Your stories • Posted by Helena Fewkes
Team Bramhope was formed by Tariq Qadeer, the owner of the Village Newsagents in Bramhope, by encouraging his customers and friends in the village to come together for charity. As their enthusiasm and passion grew, the w
Hull Collegiate School’s Carr...
Hull Collegiate School’s Carrie and her team of staff and pupils are taking on the Hull 10k!
22-03-19Your stories • Posted by Helena Fewkes
Meet Carrie, who’s taking on the Hull 10k this year with her puplis and staff from Hull Collegiate School! Why are you running for Candlelighters? I’m running with a team of staff and pupils in memory of Hope Ro
Fisical Sport Coaching’s Year...
Fisical Sport Coaching’s Year of Challenges!
15-02-19Your stories • Posted by Georgina Trotter
Fisical Sports Coaching work with schools and pre-schools throughout West Yorkshire to deliver sports coaching, as well as activities at their sports centre in Baildon. Company owners, Tom and James, are keen on raising