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Design a Gown

Calling all artists! Join our 3rd annual Design-A-Gown campaign to “design happiness” for seriously ill kids and their families.

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About the campaign

Design-A-Gown is a nationwide campaign, hosted by Starlight Children’s Foundation, that invites people to design and vote on the next Starlight Gown. Starlight Hospital Wear replaces traditional hospital gowns with ones that are innovative, comfortable, and brightly colored. Submissions are open between April 1st - April 17th, so be sure to come back and submit your design for a chance to win.

What makes you happy?

The 2020 Design-A-Gown contest asks people to create a design for a Starlight Gown with a simple question in mind–what makes you happy? At Starlight, we know that happy kids heal faster. It’s why it’s at the core of all our programs.

Imagine the thing that sparks joy in your life also bringing joy to hospitalized kids! It’s a powerful ripple effect with endless opportunities. Your love of unicorns or sunrises or pizza can be used to help deliver happiness to thousands of hospitalized kids who could use a little “happy” in their lives.

Past Participants

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Start your design before submissions open April 1

Download your template and come back on April 1st to submit your design. Submissions will be open through April 17th. Share your work on social by tagging @StarlightChildrensFoundation on Instagram. Don’t forget to include #DesignHappiness so we can see it!

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Drawing not your thing? That’s okay! A $25 donation today can provide a comfy and colorful gown for a hospitalized kid!

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