Quality of Life Programming

Quality of Life Programs are designed to help alleviate the isolation many families feel, we provide family-focused opportunities for parents, the diagnosed child, and siblings to connect with other families who understand their journey. These programs are offered in a fun community setting, giving the families a sense of normalcy during and after treatment while creating meaningful and lasting memories.

Birthday Club

This newly launched program in 2020 has already become a favorite among Candlelighters kids. This program serves about 40 - 50 local children facing cancer each month. Children receive a birthday card with well wishes and a certificate to pick out a toy or gift card from our Birthday Corner.

No More Chemo Parties

Celebrations with the childhood cancer survivor, their families and Cure 4 the Kids, to honor the children who have completed treatment.

Movie Night

Families whose diagnosed child or bereaved siblings aged 12 or under, are invited to enjoy refreshments and a private viewing of a new release with other Candlelighters families.

*In consideration of compromised immune systems, volunteers will be sanitizing the theater.

Halloween Bash

This fun-filled event, hosted by our friends The Ellis Family and the Ellis Island team, was held in the parking lot of RC Willey Summerlin on Thursday, October 27, 2022

Their entire Ellis family and Ellis Island Hotel Casino team, along with Candlelighters staff, countless volunteers and numerous donors, came together once again to provide an unforgettable experience for 533 Candlelighters children and family members. This spooktacular event provided families with 84 trunk & treating stations, carnival games and rides, a silent disco, and food. 

Thanksgiving Meals

To help offset the cost of this tradition, families whose diagnosed child is undergoing treatment are invited to participate in the Thanksgiving meal program. We will be inviting qualified families in the first part of November.

This program is generously supported by our friends from The Revolution FMO and Small Business Group Alliance (SBGA).

Holiday Adopt-a-Family

The Adopt-A-Family Program has been created to help Candlelighters Families, whose focus is on their child’s illness, enjoy the holiday season without any additional stress or worries through the generosity of wonderful caring donors within the Las Vegas and surrounding communities. 

Family applications for 2023 will open in October.