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 …

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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!

Starlight Children’s Foundation Teams Up with Athletes for Hope to Deliver 100,000 Starlight Gowns to Hospitals Across the US

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 Gowns to hundreds of Starlight partner hospitals and healthcare facilities across the country, in partnership with Athletes for Hope …

Sara hiking at Table Mountain National Park in Cape Town, South Africa.

Newest Team Member Brings Child Life Expertise to Starlight Programs  

Starlight’s newest team member, Sara Mathews, brings a new perspective – one that many Starlight families can relate to. She was born with a congenital heart defect. She’s endured seven major surgeries, the first one at just two weeks old. She’s had long hospital stays, hundreds of doctor visits and she knows what it’s like to live with a chronic …