DIY Fundraising

Candlelighters DIY fundraising events are a wonderful and rewarding way to support your friend, family member or co-worker who has a child battling pediatric cancer.

Channel your imagination, your ideas and your energy for a purpose.  Your "Do-It-Yourself" event can be anything from a 5k race, golf tournament, auction, host a dinner, scrapbooking party or bake sale.  Let your talents and interests lead you to your own fundraising venture.

For more information, contact Jennifer Jones at or call 503.719.4244

Create A Facebook Fundraiser 

 Visit, click “Raise Money,” and select Candlelighters For Children With Cancer for your fundraiser.  Starting the fundraiser is easy, share with your friends and get donations.  This is a fantastic way to celebrate your birthday or honor a loved one and tell their story.

Ecliptic Brewing Candlelighters Day
February 17th, 2019
11am - 9pm
825 N. Cook Street, Portland, OR 97227

Come join the Candlelighters community on Sunday, February 17th at Ecliptic Brewing to raise money for our programs and services. 10% of total sales will be donated to support local families battling pediatric cancer. Stop by for a world famous beer created by master craftsman John Harris and enjoy one of the best burgers in town all for a great cause!

Sub Zero Nitrogen Ice Cream 
March 2nd, 2019
10am - 9pm
Clackamas Town Center
12000 SE 82nd Ave, Portland, OR 97086
Washington Town Square Mall
9585 SW Washington Square Rd, Portland, OR 97223

Who doesn't love ice cream? Treat yourself at two locations on Saturday, March 2nd and 20% of proceeds will go to benefit Candlelighters! Using liquid nitrogen to instantly freeze your dessert, you get a unique way to customize your treat exactly the way they want.

Oregon Cancer Ski Out
March 10th & 11th 2019
Mt. Hood Meadows

The Oregon Cancer Ski Out is a two-day event for skiers and snowboarders that combines fun, competition, and fundraising with a unique racing format designed to let even novice skiers or snowboarders participate in the fight against cancer.

Each year teams of 5 compete for prizes at Mt. Hood Meadows, in a race that rewards consistency and teamwork rather than individual speed. Volunteer celebrity and professional coaching staff are on hand throughout the race, coordinating teams and assisting with professional advice and instructions.

Golf to Give Challenge
April 16th, 2019
Stone Creek Golf Club
14603 S Stoneridge Dr, Oregon City, OR 97045

We are very excited for the third annual Golf to Give Challenge.  The event will be held on Friday August 16th, 2019 at Stone Creek Golf Club in Oregon City.

What is the Golf to Give Challenge? The Golf to Give Challenge is a fundraising event that focuses on raising funds for a worthy cause while also having a great time.  Since the inception of the event in 2017 we have raised more than $36,000 in the support of  the fight against childhood cancer.  Candlelighters For Children With Cancer is the primary beneficiary. 


BottleDrop is an easy and earth friendly system for redeeming bottles and cans in Oregon.  Just by recycling you can trigger a donation to Candlelighters For Children With Cancer.  Just Stop by any BottleDrop center and select Candlelighters as your charity of choice!​​​​​​​

Coins for Candlelighters

Is a fun, easy way to raise money to support families affected by childhood cancer.  Your loose change supports our Emergency Financial Assistance Program, Scholarships to cancer survivors, toys for children and teen specific items, food for the hospitals pantries and hot-catered meals.  We partner with schools, businesses and community groups to execute this program.

Click Here To Become A Champion For Your School

Kids Helping Kids

Looking for a fun way to help increase awareness of the impacts of childhood cancer and raise funds to help more families locally?  KIDS HELPING KIDS is a part of our COINS FOR CANDLELIGHTERS program that teaches service learning, character education and charity in schools where students gain the unique experience of kids helping kids through a coin collection fundraiser.

You make a connection with your local school and we give you all the tools to implement a program.  For additional details contact the Candlelighters office at 503 719-4244 or email Jennifer Jones at