Candlelighters of West Texas & Southern New Mexico
(Formally Candlelighters of the El Paso Area)is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization that serves families of children with cancer. It is the only no-cost provider in the region that supports children with cancer, ages 0 to 21. Candlelighters was formed in 1978 by a small group of parents brought together by their shared journey of cancer. In 1983, Candlelighters became a nonprofit and in 1985 because of the growing need Candlelighters of El Paso opened its first office. Today, we serve approximately 300 children in treatment and provide extended services to over 1,500 registered families in the El Paso area.
Your donations help us provide our families with:
- Financial Assistance
- Summer Oncology Camps
- and many other services.
Visit our website to learn more about our organization: www.candlelighterselp.orgContact Us
1400 Hardaway St.
El Paso, TX 79903
Telephone: (915) 544-2222