Youngest Patients Can Play Nintendo While They Heal

Author: Belinda Hammond, Child Life Connection Founder The youngest patients at Lompoc Valley Medical Center now have a little more to do while they’re healing. Lompoc’s Child Life Connection and Starlight Children’s Foundation collaborated to ensure LVMC was the recipient of a state-of-the-art Starlight Fun Center mobile entertainment unit. Powered by the latest WiiU system from Nintendo, the Starlight Fun Center offers online …

Starlight Children’s Foundation Announces 2018 Design-a-Gown Contest Winner

Niagara Cares to donate 30,000 of the winning design; Starlight to fund an additional 10,000 each of the runners up for a total of 50,000 Starlight Gowns for hospitalized kids across the US CHICAGO (April 12, 2018) – Starlight Children’s Foundation is pleased to announce the winner of Starlight’s first-ever Design-a-Gown Contest. Six-year-old Jack of Crystal Lake, Illinois created the …

Starlight Children’s Foundation Reveals Three Finalists and their Inspiring Design Stories for Nationwide Design-a-Gown Contest

  Winner Will Be Featured on 30,000 Children’s Hospital Starlight Gowns in Partnership with Niagara Cares LOS ANGELES, Calif. (March 21, 2018) – Starlight Children’s Foundation, an organization committed to bringing joy and comfort to hospitalized kids and their families, today announces the finalists for its inaugural Starlight Design-a-Gown contest. Starlight Gowns are revolutionizing children’s hospital gowns by replacing traditional, …

Over 6,000 Enter Starlight’s 2018 Design-a-Gown Contest

We received more than 6,000 submissions in our first-ever Design-a-Gown contest! To be exact, we received 6,014 amazing designs from people like YOU. Our Starlight Gown program launched in the fall of 2016 and we’ve already provided more than 145,000 Starlight Gowns to hospitalized children across the United States. We wanted America to design the next Starlight Gown and that’s …

The Force is Strong with Starlight Kids

As 5-year-old Averie was being wheeled away from her parents and into surgery, a nurse talked to her about R2-D2. She forgot about her fears and  the impending surgery, as they chatted about her R2-D2 Starlight Gown. That’s the power of our Starlight Gowns and Star Wars. “The R2-D2 Starlight Gown that Averie had for her surgery honestly made the …

Christian Louboutin Celebrates The Release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi for Charity!

  From December 7-20th, you have the opportunity to bid on exclusive custom shoe styles designed and signed by Christian Louboutin. 80% of the net proceeds from this auction will benefit Starlight Children’s Foundation on behalf of Star Wars: Force for Change. Invited to San Francisco earlier this year by Lucasfilm, Christian Louboutin was welcomed at Industrial Light & Magic (ILM), the …

Mom Loses Son to Cancer, Raises Money for 6 Starlight Fun Centers

At age eight, brain cancer took Riley Roman’s life – but not his legacy. Riley spent 10 months at Boston Children’s hospital in the neurology department battling brain cancer when he noticed the general oncology floor had multiple Starlight Fun Centers. Riley’s neurology floor did have one Fun Center at the time, but there was a long waiting list.  “Their whole …