Candle of Hope

Buy a Candle of Hope in memory or support of a loved one affected by cancer

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Candle of Hope message

We will place a Candle of Hope for you in memory or support of a loved one affected by cancer.

If you like, you can add a message here which will be written onto the candle bag for inclusion at your chosen Relay.

Optional (maximum 250 characters)

Donation amount

Candle bags can be dedicated at the Relay of your choice for €5. Supporters are also welcome to make a donation in a greater amount.

€60 can help provide cancer support and information, including specialist end-of-life support, to three people through our helpline or website.

€100 can help provide comprehensive manuals and family information booklets for every Night Nurse across the country.

€250 can help provide specialist Night Nurse training to ensure that every cancer patient receiving end of life night-time care in their home get up to date, excellent care.

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Email receipting helps us keep our costs as low as possible so that your donation can make the greatest possible impact; however, if you would like a paper receipt posted to you, please select that option above.

We would like to keep you updated on how you can continue to fund lifesaving cancer research and free services to cancer patients and their families. Please select how you would prefer us to get in touch with you:

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We would like to keep you updated about the impact of your support with our e-newsletter. It's sent out every few months with updates on what we're doing in the fight against cancer thanks to your support.

How we use your information

The information you have provided will be kept securely and used by the Irish Cancer Society in order to make your donation possible. Your information will only be shared with selected third party service providers, contracted by the Irish Cancer Society to assist with our campaigns. Your information will not be shared with any other organisation, other than with your permission, or where required by law.

You will receive a confirmation of your donation by email and, if you have provided consent above, our e-newsletter and/or further communications about other ways to support the fight against cancer.

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