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Bereavement Support Group

Bereavement Support Group

New Bereavement Support Group Candlelighters is here for families throughout the journey of childhood cancer, and that includes a consistent, safe space of support for those who have lost a child to pediatric cancer. Meeting and getting to know other families...
Scholarship Recipients 2022-2023

Scholarship Recipients 2022-2023

Drum roll please – we are excited to announce three new Candlelighters Scholarship recipients for the 2022-2023 academic year! Congratulations to: Grace Ujifusa from Happy Valley, OR.. Grace’s intended field of study is history, and she is in the process of...
Picnic on the Farm

Picnic on the Farm

We invite you to our second annual “Picnic on the Farm,” honoring children who have gone on before us and the families who love them. It’s a time to share and a time to listen. It’s time to be with others who have a story a little like yours, and a time to play and be...
Welcome, Chapter Co-Chair, Sydney Wight

Welcome, Chapter Co-Chair, Sydney Wight

She’s lent her energy, empathy and creativity to Mid-Willamette Valley Candlelighters for years, and we’ve finally managed to make it official! Welcome Sydney Wight, new Chapter co-chair, alongside Mary Lou and Robyn. These three women all have personal...
Foundation of Hope : The Sumpter Family

Foundation of Hope : The Sumpter Family

It’s been 45 years since Candlelighters was founded by 5 families facing childhood cancer in 1977. Throughout the years, many more families have added their own stories, experiences, and insights to make our community what it is today. Each and every program...
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