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 …

Starlight Brightens Long Hospital Stay for 3-year-old Genesis

Genesis is a creative three-year-old with a lot of personality. She is battling leukemia and undergoing chemotherapy at Los Angeles County + USC Medical Center. When we met her, she had been in the hospital for two months. Michaels Delivers Creativity and Imagination We first had the pleasure of meeting Genesis when our long-time partner, Michaels, delivered backpacks full of …

A Cancer Warrior: 13 Years Battling Brain Cancer and Princess Lexy Still Smiles Big

Alexa, who likes to go by the name Princess Lexy, is 14 years young with bright pink hair that matches her outgoing personality. She colored her hair pink so that when it began to fall out because of chemotherapy, it would “fall out pretty.” She is incredibly creative, funny and has the biggest smile – and she has been battling …

This Mother’s Day We’re Celebrating the Mom’s Who are Exceptionally Strong Women

Esther is a mother from Nigeria, she is soft spoken, has an incredible laugh and hums as she holds her baby. She came to America a few months ago to give birth because hospitals aren’t as well equipped in Africa. She experienced zero complications throughout pregnancy and gave birth to a baby boy named Great. When doctors conducted a routine …

Tucker is Bold and Brave Just Like an Archer

Tucker is a spunky 9-year-old born with tracheoesophageal fistula (TEF). TEF is an abnormal connection between the esophagus and the trachea. He’s undergone nearly 30 medical procedures including dilatations and a kidney biopsy that resulted in a rupture. Despite having this medical challenge, Tucker doesn’t let it stop him from being a kid! He is rambunctious and adventurous and as …

Meet Karter

Karter is an outgoing two-year-old that loves going to the beach and boogie boarding with his dad. On June 30, 2016 he was diagnosed with stage IV high-risk amplified neuroblastoma, one of the rarest childhood cancers. Doctors said Karter only had four months or less to live if he didn’t undergo treatment. The treatment plan was scary, intense and a …