Candle Lighters Fundraiser on March 24

The Candle Lighters Logo; Text: "Baskets 4 Buddies, A Winter Extravaganza. March 24, 2024 1 p.m., Hanover Manor, East Hanover."

“Baskets 4 Buddies: A Winter Extravaganza” will take place on Sunday, March 24 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Hanover Manor in East Hanover. The fundraising event, hosted by the Candle Lighters, supports The Arc of Essex County’s Stepping Stones Early Intervention program and other unfunded agency programs.

The event is slated to feature 100 beautiful baskets valued at more than $100 each, a designer bag table, a wine pull, a 50/50 raffle, games, and a several grand prizes. Tickets cost $75 for a basic reservation (lunch and two sheets of prize tickets), or $115 for a deluxe reservation (lunch, five sheets of prize tickets, and five grand prize tickets).

To reserve your attendance at the event, click here.

Anyone who would like to donate prizes to the event or has any questions about the fundraiser can reach out to Volunteer Coordinator Judy Bellina at