The Yellow Candle lighting evening commemorating Yom Hashoah is on Wednesday 27th April.
If you would like to light a please contact www.yellowcandleuk.org for direct delivery at a price of £3.75 per candle, with Genesis Philanthropy Group generously subsidising the cost of postage and packaging for a second year running.
Here are some statistics which were released last weekend.
In total 27,696 candles have been sold/ordered so far:-
- This is broken down into:-
- 3,208 households have placed orders equating to 8,969 Candles
- 75 Communal Organisations have bulk ordered candles for their communities equating to 5,526 Candles
- 34 Jewish Residential Care Homes throughout the UK are taking 1,047 candles. These are being funding by We Are All Making A Difference Charity
- 27 schools have bulk ordered Candles equating to 5,098 candles
- 9 International Organisations (Maccabi Hungary, Maccabi Sweden, Maccabi Bahrain, Maccabi Spain, Jewish Federation of Central New York, Philadelphia Holocaust Remembrance Foundation, Maccabi UAE, University of Macau and Baltimore Zionist District) have ordered Candles equating to 7,056 candles