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Scholarship Applications Are Open!

Scholarship Applications Are Open!

Candlelighters Scholarship applications for childhood cancer survivors or those currently diagnosed are now open! Apply online for three available scholarships for the 2024-2025 school year. Our selection process reflects the unique circumstances that a childhood...

Seeking: Honored Kiddos for 2024 Ride for a Child

Seeking: Honored Kiddos for 2024 Ride for a Child

Be part of Candlelighters biggest, longest-running fundraiser! What is Ride for a Child? Twenty-three years ago, Candlelighters family member Dick Hartung rode in Cycle Oregon in honor of his daughter, Jill. During his ride, he started a fundraising appeal that went...

Parent Mentorship Program Pilot Program Launches

Parent Mentorship Program Pilot Program Launches

Candlelighters is excited to announce a "new" program - the Parent Mentorship Program. We say "new" in quotes, because the idea for this program has been in development for nearly 4 years!  It began with the recognition that there is an unmet need of social-emotional...

Join Us for Our First Open House

Join Us for Our First Open House

Candlelighters is hosting our first-ever OPEN HOUSE, and we hope you can join us! Our new space is double the size, which allows us to grow and serve with more in-person gatherings for connection and community building. We are excited for you to see our new home! This...

Welcome Jason Frankel

Welcome Jason Frankel

Welcome, Jason Frankel. Welcome our newest Candlelighters Board Member, Jason Frankel. Jason’s first encounter with Candlelighters was close to 7 years ago when a friend asked if he would donate an evening at his house for the silent auction. After that event, he...

Here for Hope in September

Here for Hope in September

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month   A question we ask each day is: How does our community spark hope in the face of childhood cancer? A stuffed animal to provide comfort at the beginning of treatment? New friends at Candlelighters Family Camp? It...

We Moved!

We Moved!

We have moved our office! We are now at 10700 SW Beaverton Hillsdale Hwy, Suite 360 in Beaverton. That’s just right next to Uwajimaya Beaverton, and across from Target and Chik-fil-a, not that any of us have noticed 😉 What does this mean? It’s a bigger space,...

2023-2024 Scholarship Awards

2023-2024 Scholarship Awards

2023-2024 Scholarship Awards This year, with generous donors and deserving applicants, Candlelighters awarded more scholarships to childhood cancer survivors than ever before. Congratulations to all of the recipients! We applaud the hard work and perseverance that got...

Welcome Honored Children

Welcome Honored Children

Welcome 2023 Ride For a Child Honored Children Each year, for over 20 years, a dedicated group of cyclists rides about 400 miles during Cycle Oregon, to raise funds and awareness for Candlelighters. Ride for a Child is our longest running and biggest fundraiser,...

Scholarship Applications are Open

Scholarship Applications are Open

Scholarship applications for the academic year 2023-2024 are now open We'll be awarding 3 scholarships, and you can complete the application process online. Visit the Scholarship page for all the information you'll need: eligibility requirements, dates, instructions,...

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