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  • Seeking Driver Volunteers!

              Candlelighters seeking driver volunteers – weekdays Monday through Friday!   Candlelighters of the El Paso Area, a non-profit support group for families of children with cancer, is seeking volunteers who are willing to drive patients from their homes to cancer treatment centers in the El Paso Area. Volunteers must be at least 25-years-old and be willing to take a driving test and have a good driving record.  An eight passenger van and insurance is provided. Call Mary Vasquez at 915-544-2222 for more information.    “Because kids can’t fight cancer alone.”     Candlelighters 1400 Hardaay, Ste. 206 El Paso, TX  79903 maryv@candlelighterselp.org www.candlelighterselp.org

    Posted at December 12, 2012 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Volunteers Needed

      We need volunteers!!  Want to help? Stop by a fill out a volunteer application at at our office: 1400 Hardaway St. - Ste # 206 El Paso, TX 79903 Or call (915) 544-2222 and ask for Mary Vasquez Want to download the volunteer application and bring it in?  

    Posted at January 30, 2012 | By : | Categories : Events,News & Press Releases | 0 Comment
  • Want to be a Summer Camp Counselor?

    Camp Counselor Applications  After you complete the application please mail it or turn it in to our office. See below for our map. A Candlelighters staff member will contact you. You'll need to: - Provide two references - Participate in an in-person interview - Have a background check performed. Click on the button below to download the forms.

    Posted at May 31, 2013 | By : | Categories : Events,News & Press Releases | 0 Comment
  • Additional Info

    Candlelighters provides additional information on different support outlets as well as more information on pediatric cancer that may be of use to our families.  All the information in one page for our families' convenience. Online Resources Association of Cancer Online Resources www.acor.org Chemo Angels www.chemoangels.com Caring Bridge www.caringbridge.org Leukemia and Lymphoma Society www.leukemia.org American Cancer Society www.cancer.org National Cancer Institute www.cancer.gov National Marrow Donor Program www.marrow.org Patient Centered Guides www.patientcenters.com   Resources/Helpful Links ACOR - The Association of Cancer Online Resources is an internet based non-profit. The main benefits of this site are gained by joining one of their disease specific list-servs and connecting with other parents worldwide. Alex's Lemonade Stand - A unique foundation that evolved from a young cancer patient's front yard lemonade stand into a nationwide fundraising movement for childhood cancer.  They are committed to raising money and awareness for pediatric cancer causes, primarily research into new cures and treatments, ...

    Posted at November 3, 2012 | By : | Categories : | 0 Comment
  • Financial Assistance

    BUNDLE OF HOPE is designed specifically for newly diagnosed children.  This duffel bag style care package includes comfort items such as a blanket, a stuffed animal, and literature specific to the child’s form of cancer.  It also includes useful items like a thermometer, pillbox, hot/cold pack, toiletries, a monthly planning journal and other miscellaneous items needed for daily care.   PRIZE BOX is a program where our volunteers provide hospital-bound children with small toys, stuffed animals, etc., for birthdays and other celebrations.   CARE-A-VAN is a shuttle service available to assist children and their families with local transportation.   EMERGENCY LIVING provides funds to families who are unable to cope with basic living expenses such as rent, utilities, auto repair, etc.   EMERGENCY MEAL VOUCHERS are provided for families to use at the hospital cafeteria while their child is hospitalized or on extended clinic visits.   EMERGENCY MEDICAL FUNDS are provided for families that require monetary assistance with wigs, personal ...

    Posted at March 27, 2012 | By : | Categories : | 0 Comment
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