Certified Child Life Specialists: The Unsung Hospital Heroes

Starlight Children’s Foundation depends immensely on Certified Child Life Specialists and the work they do with seriously ill children and their families. But who are Child Life Specialists and what do they do? A Child Life Specialist is a healthcare professional that works in a pediatric environment providing support for children and families to help cope with the stress and …

Starlight Partners with the Best of the Best!

On June 18, the U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in hospital rankings, released the 2019-2020 Best Children’s Hospital rankings. We’re proud to report that all 10 hospitals on the Honor Roll List are Starlight’s hospital partners. The Honor Roll includes: 1. Boston Children’s Hospital 2. Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia 3. Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center (tie) 3. …

Starlight Children’s Foundation, Niagara Cares, and Scholastic Announce the 2019 My Starlight Gown Contest Winners

All seven winning designs will be added to the Starlight Gown collection to help deliver happiness to hospitalized kids Los Angeles (June 19, 2019) – Starlight Children’s Foundation, in partnership with Niagara Cares, the philanthropic arm of Niagara Bottling, and Scholastic are pleased to announce the winners of the second annual My Starlight Gown Contest. The winning designs will be …

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 …

Variety

Starlight was just named one of 20 charitable organizations to check out in 2017 by Variety. Thanks to supporters like you all over America, we’re listed alongside amazing charities like Heifer International and The Trevor Project. Take a moment to feel good about being part of Starlight’s work!