Where your money goes

We know it's important to you that your donation is used as efficiently as possible. It’s of the utmost importance to us, too.


We work hard to receive the highest grades possible for accountability and transparency. Starlight has earned a four-star rating from Charity Navigator for six consecutive years, an achievement attained by only 13% of charities.

In 2020, we raised $9.8 million in total

Financial Pie Charts Allocation of Expenses breakdown Investment by program

2020 Year In Review

Thank you to our community of donors, for making 2020 a successful year of delivering happiness.

2020 Annual Report
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  2. 2020 Audited Financial Statement

    2020 Audited Financial Statement

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    2019 Annual Report

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    2019 Audited Financial Statement

  1. 2018 Annual report

    2018 Annual Report

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    2018 Audited Financial Statement

Our Impact
17 million+

Starlight has delivered happiness to over 17,000,000 kids and families since 1982

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Awards and Recognition

  1. 2019 Winner PRNews Annual Report

  2. 2019 Gold Shorty Awards

  3. 2018 Visionary Award

  4. 2018 Shorty Social Awards

  5. 2018 Honorable mention social responsibility campaign/initiative

  6. 2018 Silver Award Online/Interactive Campaign

Starlight’s Virtual Reality, Hospital Wear, and Gaming programs support the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 3.

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Starlight Children’s Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization Tax I.D. 95-3802159. Your donation is tax-deductible in the U.S.