A Community of Hope


for families with pediatric cancer

Candlelighters Family That Shines

The Gunsaulis Family

"Our story is like most others. You never think it can happen to "your" child. Ashlynn had just turned 4 years old and was complaining that her back was hurting..."

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Who We Serve

Candlelighters provides support for families in Oregon and SW Washington impacted by childhood cancer. From diagnosis through treatment and beyond, we provide programs such as emergency financial assistance, an annual family camp, family activities, bereavement support, and a hospital meal program that offers comfort and support for families during a difficult journey. Through it all, we never charge families a dime.