Financial Assistance

Candlelighters of El Paso TX & Southern NM

Candlelighters has long been devoted to serving the needs and improving the quality of life for children diagnosed with cancer and their family members. These services address the financial strain a family endures as a consequence of the diagnosis



BUNDLE OF HOPE

Is designed specifically for newly diagnosed children. This duffel bag care package includes a thermometer, pillbox, hot/cold pack, shampoo, conditioner, lotion, toothpaste, tooth brush and water bottle. It also includes comfort items such as a blanket, a stuffed animal, journal and literature.




HELPING HANDS

Provides toys and games to hospital-bound children who are hospitalized for extended periods of times.




LIVING EXPENSES

Provides funds to families who are unable to cope with basic living expenses such as rent, utilities and auto repair.




MEAL VOUCHERS

Are provided for families to use at the hospital cafeteria while their child is hospitalized or on extended clinic visits.








FOOD PANTRY

Provides canned foods, fresh vegetables, fresh fruit and staple items. In addition, funds are available for families to purchase perishable items.




UNREIMBURESED MEDICAL

Is provided for families that require monetary assistance with wigs, personal care equipment, and prescription drugs.




CARE-A-VAN

Is a shuttle available to assist children and their families with local transportation to and from patient’s medical appointments.




OUT OF TOWN TRAVEL

Is provided for families needing assistance with out-of-town transportation for medical treatment.