It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.


Candlelighters is a Tucson based non-profit organization serving families in Southern Arizona who have a child/teen diagnosed with cancer or other blood disorder. This includes leukemia, brain tumors, solid tumors, sickle cell anemia, other anemia’s and other blood disorders. Programs include summer camp, holiday parties, information resources and other support services. Families can self-refer or be referred by their social worker.

Upcoming Events

Holiday Gift Wishes for children and teens

Saturday December 12, 10am-3pm

Candlelighters Annual Holiday Gift Wishes are being filled now. Each wish is approximately $25 and submitted by the child via their social worker. If you wish to adopt a family or fill a gift wish please contact Beverley or 520-777-4911.

A Huge Thank You to All Our Supporters and Partners

Sponsored by Angel Charity for Children, Inc.