Helping Hands for Freedom is a 501c3 dedicated to supporting the families of the fallen, wounded and deployed.

Candles Honor Those Who Serve

Posted March 24, 2016 by Jaclyn Clark
  • Gold Star candle honors the fallen
  • Red, White, and Blue candle celebrates the Walk Across America

Helping Hands For Freedom, a non-profit that helps military families dealing with death, deployment, and loss, is proud to announce a partnership with Warm Glow Candle Company for two military themed candles. Proceeds from the candles will help build a house of healing for military families in need of a place to grieve and heal. Helping Hands For Freedom CEO, Darin Fishburn welcomed the partnership.

“Warm Glow.  The name says it all. Warm Glow has partnered with Helping Hands for Freedom and the Walk Across America to create exclusive candles to benefit the Gold Star families and veterans we serve. The candles will allow their hearts and the memory of their loved ones to glow every time one is lit.”

Warm Glow Candles

The Warm Glow Candle Company houses it’s headquarters in Indiana and is proud to say that all of their products are made in America.  According to their website, “Each Warm Glow candle is created by hand with meticulous care by our production staff, giving our product a personal touch.”

The official launch of the two candles will come at the Helping Hands For Freedom Heroes Gala at Indiana Grand Racing and Casino on March 12, 2016.

The Candles

Each candle weighs approximately 2 lbs. and stands approximately 5″ high x 4.5″ in diameter. It is a long lasting candle, with a burn time of up to 150 hours.  The retail price of each candle is $17.95.

The red, white and blue candle will feature a Route for the Brave bracelet and will sold as we walk across the country.

The Gold Star candle comes with a dog tag and will be sold throughout the year as an ongoing fundraiser for Helping Hands for Freedom.

Purchasing the Candles

Candles may be purchased in many different ways.  The following is a short list of options.