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.

Candlelighters is recognized as a Qualifying Charitable Organization for a tax credit for the State of Arizona. QCO code 20980. A dollar for dollar tax credit is available for persons paying Arizona State taxes.

Upcoming Events

Candlelighters Family Camp 2024

June 7-9, 2024

Contact Candlelighters if your family is interested in attending Candlelighters Family Camp. Questions? or 520-777-4911. Camp Volunteer Training is Sat June 1 at the FOL Campus - 710 S Kolb Rd, Tucson AZ 85710 - 10am-12noon.

A Huge Thank You to All Our Supporters and Partners

Sponsored by Angel Charity for Children, Inc.