Lighting up hope to people who are in need - it's time to return what we received.

You're not just buying a candle. You're helping families and communities in need.

Mitra Candle Shop is excited to announce that we're now partnering with Little Footprints Big Steps (LFBS).

We are Petra and Meesol, two owners of Mitra Candle Shop who have come a long way in their journey. We originate from countries with different cultures but found a home for themselves here in Canada so we could fulfill our dreams. There are countless stories about how people in Canada have given to us over time and it’s part of what drives us each day -The love we experienced during our time here as well as an opportunity give something back which is near & dear.

We'd love to return the countless opportunities and love we received in Canada to thoes who are in need.

Every one dollar per item you purchase will be donated directly to Little Footprints Big Steps (LFBS), a Canadian non-profit organization that works to protect vulnerable children in Haiti. LFBS reunites children who have been separated from their families and communities, and empowers them with resources and opportunities.

Through your purchase, you are contributing to the building of stronger child protection networks and supporting families with increased opportunities for a self-sufficient future.


More about LFBS

Little Footprints Big Steps (LFBS) is a non-profit organization that works to protect vulnerable children in Haiti by reuniting families and empowering them with resources and opportunities to build a self-sufficient future. By reinforcing their family unit, we strive to foster the health, self-worth and social reintegration of children who have been mistreated. We respect and value Haitian autonomy by working with local staff, authorities and partners.

Our work spans from comprehensive care provided in our transitional safehouses to inclusive community interventions ranging from education and vocational training to micro loans and business start-up activities to mental health, nutritional, and medical care. A respected leader in the children’s rights field, LFBS is widely acknowledged for our holistic approach to child protection and sustainable family development. In collaboration with Haitian Social Services (IBESR), UNICEF, LUMOS, and other stakeholders, LFBS works to fulfill the right of every child in Haiti to grow up in a safe and loving family environment.

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