Rocky Mountain Candlelighters for Childhood Cancer
Rocky Mountain Candlelighters for Childhood Cancer enhances the lives of children with cancer and their families by providing hope, practical and emotional support, education and patient advocacy.
- Funding for monthly KidShops, recreational and socialization activities for children with cancer and their siblings.
- Funding for emotional support services to offer individual and group counseling for coping with illness and bereavement after the death of a child.
- Funding for Camp AFOOFA (All For One; One For All) to expand family weekend camps to other parts of the state .
- Financial assistance to help offer hospital services such as care bags, meals, toiletries and snacks for parents who stay with their hospitalized children at Primary Children s Medical Center.
How to Help
- Monetary donations may be made by mail to our office or online.
- Join the board. Skills needed currently include expertise in banking, CPA, general business management.
- Help organize an event. Fund-raising activities currently take place in Park City, Ogden, Provo, and Salt Lake City and include two dinner/auctions annually.
- Join the Parents Advisory Committee which is open to parents/grandparents/extended family members of someone with childhood cancer.
- Become a hospital volunteers (new opportunity). Family-to-Family volunteers will spend time weekly in the Oncology Unit at Primary Children s Medical Center. Training is provided by Candlelighters and PCMC.
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