Newly-designed Starlight Brave Gowns inspired by the courage and bravery of real-life superheroes – pediatric patients “Day of Joy” events will take place as part of the Joy in Childhood Foundation’s $1.5 million commitment to Starlight Children’s Foundation in effort to bring joy to sick kids CANTON, Mass. (August 28, 2017) – The Joy in Childhood Foundation, the charitable foundation supported by the Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins brands, today announced …
Dozens of Athletes Partner with Starlight to Celebrate First Arrivals of Revolutionary New Children’s Hospital Gowns in Communities from Coast to Coast LOS ANGELES, Calif. (July 17, 2017) – Today, Starlight Children’s Foundation announces its first major distribution of 100,000 Starlight Brave Gowns to hundreds of Starlight partner hospitals and healthcare facilities across the country, in partnership with Athletes for …
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.
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.