About Us

Candlelighters NYC is an organization dedicated to helping families get through the difficult times when a child is diagnosed with and being treated for cancer .We assist through all stages: discovery, diagnosis, treatment and remission- “BECAUSE KIDS CAN’T FIGHT CANCER ALONE.”

Families shouldn’t have to fight cancer alone. Candlelighters NYC is a free service that is open to anyone who has a child being treated for Cancer in New York City.  Click here to sign up to be a Candlelighters NYC family by answering a few questions.

Our Address:
CandlelightersNYC
c/o Barbara Zobian
345 East 73rd Street, apt 2L
New York , NY 10021

Our Tax ID #: 20-8580720

Our Officers:

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Barbara Zobian, President and Executive Director, Founder
Candlelighters NYC

 

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Aaron Horn, Chairman of the Board, Director – IT, Iowa Interstate Railroad, Ltd.

 

 

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Allen R. Ashkenazie, Vice President, Vice President – Almar Sales Co. Board Member – Candlelighters NYC and Angel Fund

 

 

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Jessica Hester (Brooke’s Mom), Vice President, President and Founder, Brooke’s Blossoming Hope for Childhood Cancer, Inc (Non-Profit)

 

 

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Michael P. La Quaglia, MD, FACS, FRCS – Trustee, Chief, Pediatric Surgeon at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

 

 

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Joseph Crispin, Treasurer, Sales Engineer at Stryker Communications

 

 

ehEllie Hanson, Secretary, B.A. International Studies, Concordia University Irvine

 

 

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Christopher Wells, Video Producer, “Candlelighters NYC Official Video”, Owner of Kaleidoscope Pictures, Inc., www.Kpictures.com

 

 

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Amy Gallet, Volunteer Coordinator, University of Delaware, Division Head, Wiesner Products Inc.