4/26/17 – Celebrating National Volunteer Week, Starlight Children’s Foundation and Michaels have teamed up to deliver Michaels backpacks that will bring joy and comfort to hospitalized children across the U.S. and Canada.
4/12/17 – Starlight and Star Wars: Force for Change announce the launch of Starlight Virtual Reality to entertain, educate and inspire hospitalized kids.
4/11/17 – Star Wars: Force For Change in collaboration with Omaze launches fundraising campaign to benefit Starlight Children’s Foundation and UNICEF.
1/19/17 – A new Starlight Fun Center was donated to Medical University of South Carolina Children’s Hospital by BJ’s Wholesale Club and Colgate-Palmolive.
11/21/16 – Starlight Children’s Foundation today announced the launch of a major new program, Starlight Brave Gowns, with program partner Michaels, North America’s largest arts and crafts specialty retailer. Starlight Brave Gowns are made of high-quality, comfortable fabric and feature brightly colored, creative designs that will revolutionize children’s hospital gowns and help sick kids feel like superstars. Michaels is providing ten inaugural designs and donating 10,000 gowns to launch the new program from Starlight whose mission is to brighten the lives of seriously ill children and their families.
10/18/2016 – Starlight Children’s Foundation, a US-based nonprofit whose mission is to brighten the lives of seriously ill children and their families, today announced that Christopher Helfrich has joined the organization as its new Chief Executive Officer. Helfrich will be based in the Los Angeles office of Starlight and assumes leadership of the 34-year old children’s health charity on November 1, 2016.
6/02/16 – In recognition of its excellent fiscal management practices and commitment to accountability and transparency, Starlight Children’s Foundation has earned a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator.