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...
Meet Tatiana

Meet Tatiana

Meet Tatiana! Tatiana, now three, was diagnosed with Wilms Tumor, a type of kidney cancer, in August of 2021, and is currently in treatment. Tatiana’s favorite toys are Minnie Mouse, Frozen, musical toys, and unicorns, and she likes looking at books. She enjoys...
Surviving Wilms Tumor as a Child: Mollie

Surviving Wilms Tumor as a Child: Mollie

March is kidney cancer awareness month, and we’re talking with our community about our shared experiences.  Mollie Worcester, our Board President, was diagnosed with Wilms Tumor as a very young child. Learn more about how it affected her and her family, and what...
Three Years Later: An Update on Jared

Three Years Later: An Update on Jared

The Thull family has been through quite a few challenges the past couple of years since we profiled them in Family That Shines. Along with COVID and Jared’s cancer treatments, wildfires and home evacuation were also part of their world. When Jared’s mom,...
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