Useful Websites for Familes

Candlelighters NYC supports many families and many of them have found the following websites and information to be helpful.  These sites are not officially endorsed by Candlelighters NYC.

Travel – Patient AirLift Services – Help with travel expenses – Name your own price for car rental, flights, and hotels – Find the cheapest published rates on flights and hotels – Free flights for cancer families – Free flights for cancer families – Free flights for cancer families

HopeLodge – A free place to stay for cancer patients over 18

Free Parking! – Red Dog Foundation

Patient Airlift Services

Food – Buy coupons for local restaurants for big savings – Order food online for delivery to your door

Some restaurants that Candlelighters NYC families suggest are:

Maz Mezcal (Mexican), Dallas BBQ, Cilantro (Mexican), Delizia (Italian), Starlite Diner (Greek/American), Six Happiness (Chinese), A La Turka (Turkish)


Free cakes for kids in treatment and their siblings –

Blossoms, Hats, & Headbands for hair loss –

Travel Fund for treatment @ certain hospitals –

Free Laptop or iPad for kids in treatment –

Free Professional Family Portraits –

Special Glow in the Dark Turtle Nightlight –

Prize Box or Treasure Chest – – Broadway Shows Discount Codes – Things to do in NYC – Entertainment ideas and discounts – What’s going on in NYC – Deals and coupons to use in NYC

Support – For Neuroblastoma families being treated at Sloan – A site to support, honor and recognize the brothers and sisters of children with cancer – A support site for teens and young adults with cancer – Support for families in NY/NJ/CT – Keep your friends and family back home up to date on your child’s progress with posts, pictures, and medical information

Children of the House – A list of support pages for many of the kids staying at the Ronald McDonald House in NYC – Create great music videos online from your photos to share with friends and family back home – Volunteers supporting chemo patients – Metro NY Make-A-Wish chapter for children with life-threatening medical conditions

Jack’s Helping Hand – Family assistance – Educational doll for cancer patients

Arms Wide Open


National Office Website

The Truth 365