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July 2019

Individual and Group Support for Parents

July 25, 2019 @ 10:37 pm

Call Candlelighters office or send and email. info@candlelightersaz.org or 520-777-4911

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August 2019

Young Adult Oncology Support Group

August 2, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Zoom Meetings in 2021, 2155 E Allen Rd
Tucson, AZ 85719 United States

The Young Adult Support Group will meet via Zoom  This group is available to young adults from the age of 18 to 25. For questions contact Sarah Kurker, MSW, LICSW. 520-661-7882 or sarah.kurker@asu.edu 2021 Dates Thursday May 27, 2021 Sunday June 6, 2021 Sunday June 27, 2021 Tuesday July 13, 2021 Sunday July 25, 2021

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September 2019

Annual Candle Lighting Ceremony

September 17, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Banner UMC Tucson, 1501 N Campbell Ave
Tucson, 85724 United States
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September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. To honor and remember local children and their families affected by childhood cancer,  a candle lighting Ceremony is held in the meditation Garden at Diamond Children's, Tucson. Candlelighters CCFSA provides the candles and refreshments. This is a child friendly event. This year we will honor the 6th floor inpatient staff at Banner Diamond Children's. In the case of inclement weather we will move to the inside entrance of Diamond Children's. September is also Sickle…

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Annual Family Camps

September 27, 2019 - September 29, 2019
Camp Shadow Pines, 300 Az Hwy 260
Heber, AZ 85928 United States
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This overnight camp is available to families who have had a child/teen in treatment for cancer or other hematological diagnosis. Camp begins Friday at dinner time and ends Sunday after lunch. Camp includes meals and accommodation and is free to families. Activities at camp includes basketball, volleyball, children's playground, archery, BB guns, campfire circle and crafts. Candlelighters Fall Camp is Friday Sept 27 through Sunday Sept 29, 2019 at Camp Shadow Pines in Heber, AZ. campshadowpines.org Register Online HERE! Camper…

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October 2019

Halloween Party

October 28, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Z Mansion, 288 N Church Ave
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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Candlelighters Annual Halloween Party is for families who have, or have had, a child/teen in treatment. Hosted at the Z Mansion this fun event includes a Mystery House, food, science experiments, pumpkins, jumping castle, crafts and games. Costumes encouraged, feel free to bring a side dish. Rain or shine, event goes on!   Click Here to RSVP   Want to Volunteer? Click Here!

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November 2019

Inpatient Thanksgiving Dinner

November 21, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

"Home style" Thanksgiving dinner served by Candlelighters volunteers and prepared by local chef's will be served to inpatient families on Thursday November 21, 2019.

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December 2019

Holiday Assistance Party

December 14, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Candlelighters Holiday Assistance Program provides help to families during the Holidays in several different ways. You may register your child for a $25 gift wish (up to age 18 and in high school). Due to overwhelming numbers, preference is given to families who have had a child/teen in treatment within the last 5 years. Some family "adoptions" are referred by the social workers for added assistance.  

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March 2020

Dream Night Prom for Teens

March 28, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Fountain of Life Church, 710 S Kolb Rd
Tucson, AZ 85710 United States
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The 15th Annual Candlelighters Dream Night Prom is for teens with a life threatening illness and their teen siblings.  One teen guest each. Dresses, hair, nails & tuxedos are provided with registration and Candlelighters confirmation. This is a fun, supervised event with no charge to attend. Dinner, refreshments, chocolate fountain, portrait photos and a "royal court". Postponed with no new date set! Register Online HERE! Prom Registration   Volunteer Registration

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June 2021

Campfire Cookout @ Double V Ranch

June 12, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Double V Ranch, 3801 S Kinney Rd
Tucson, 85713 United States
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In collaboration with Camp Sunrise/Sidekicks and Candlelighters Family Camp we begin summer with a Campfire Cookout on Saturday June 12th from 5pm-8pm, 2021 at the Double V Ranch. - please contact Candlelighters for more information and to register for this event. Camp crafts, camp Sing-A-Long, hot dogs, vegeburgers, condiments and cold drinks provided. Swimming for the 1st 2 hours only.

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September 2021

Candlelighters Family Camp, 2022

September 17, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - September 19, 2021 @ 3:00 pm
Camp Lawton, Mt Lemmon, 12900 Organization Ridge Rd
Mt Lemmon, 85619 United States
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Candlelighters Family Camp will be held on Mt Lemmon Friday June 3-Sunday June 5, 2022 at Camp Lawton. If your family would like to attend please contact Candlelighters for registration. Families will have their own cabin. Volunteers will have been vaccinated against Covid and chicken pox.

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