Proceeds from “Boston Strong” Candle to Support One Fund Boston


SOUTH DEERFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — A local candle maker has unveiled a special edition product, from the proceeds will help those affected by the marathon bombings.

South Deerfield-based Yankee Candle has announced the release of the “Boston Strong” candle.

The company says that the candle is “designed to help bring our community together” and net proceeds from the sale will be donated to The One Fund Boston, which has so far raised over $20 million to help those impacted by the twin bombings on Boylston Street.

The candle features, according to Yankee Candle, “a heartwarming blend of cinnamon, baking spices, and a hint of freshly poured tea.”

The candle, which retails for $27.99, is currently available for pre-order online and is available while supplies last.