Local children’s cancer charity celebrates third year of awards

Yorkshire children’s cancer are celebrating the success of The Candlelighters Awards which this year is being held at New Dock Hall during the evening of Friday September 14th, during Children’s Cancer Awareness Month.

The celebrates and recognises the contribution made by the charity’s supporters and 10 Awards will be presented during the evening. Individuals of all ages as well as fundraising groups and companies will be recognised for their outstanding support.

Brian Curran, a Corporate Fundraiser at Candlelighters, said:

This is the third year of our Awards and they get bigger and better. The efforts of so many different people who want to support local children with cancer is heartwarming and inspirational.

The evening consists of a drinks reception, dinner and coffee. The awards are presented during the meal and there is a post Awards party to celebrate the achievements of all Candlelighters supporters.

Brian continued:

We are grateful to all the companies who sponsored an Award and to those who have already bought tables. We have a mix of families and companies who attend. As well as being inspiring there are many emotional moments.

Candlelighters say they are grateful to all sponsors including ones who are not in the photograph and include CNG, Associated Waste Management and HSBC.

There are still tickets available at £40 each and can be booked by going to www.candlelighters.org.uk or calling Brian on 0113 322 9283.




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