Light a Candle

About Us

Light a Candle program

Helping people with cancer

The Light a Candle program raises funds for services, helping cancer patients improve their quality of life and easing some of the pressure that comes with facing cancer. Some of the services made available through the Light a Candle program include:

  • Housekeeping.
  • Gas cards.
  • Grocery assistance.
  • Massage.
  • Others as requested.

Eligibility

We have a simple one-page application form. Requirements are that you have a cancer diagnosis, are in active treatment, reside in Latah or Whitman County, and have a physician referral.

Applications are available here, or email lightacandle@gritman.org.

Get Involved!

The Light a Candle program depends on the generosity of many individuals, businesses, and church and civic organizations, and we greatly appreciate your support.

Annual events include:

  • Hoops for Hope: February
  • Bowling for a Cause: March
  • Bunko for a Cause: March
  • Colors of Hope Fun Run: September
  • Palouse Cares: December

Contact Us

Do you have ideas for fundraising events for Light a Candle? Could your fundraiser benefit our program? We would love to talk to you. For more information about the Light a Candle Program, please call Kris Alina at (208) 883-6231 or email lightacandle@gritman.org.