In order to achieve its mission of providing young people and their families with a variety of services, Candlelighters Simcoe delivers its services through three separate programs:
More about Candlelighters Simcoe
To empower families on their childhood cancer journey lighting the way by providing hope, support and education.
Making a difference in the lives of parents, the children or adolescents diagnosed with cancer and their siblings through caring compassionate support.
Volunteers and donors are essential to the work of Candlelighters Simcoe. Their talents and resources, time and energy are directed to the fulfillment of the organization’s mission. All actions of those associated with Candlelighters SImcoe programs are conducted with a high degree of professionalism, integrity and compassion. The work of Candlelighters Simcoe is complementary to that of the medical community treating children and their families.
Candlelighters Simcoe History
Candlelighters Simcoe was established in 1990 by the parent of a childhood cancer patient. Candlelighters Simcoe is not-for-profit volunteer organization that provides programs and services for young cancer patients residing in Simcoe county and surrounding areas and to those they depend on for strength and support.
Why We Exist
What Makes Us Unique
Candlelighters Simcoe provides programs and services “exclusively” for children with cancer and their families. Candlelighters Simcoe programs and services are aimed at needs of the entire family, and deal mainly with alleviating both the emotional and financial stress that families of children with cancer deal with on a daily basis. Our programs are facilitated by parents whose children have been diagnosed with cancer.