Top-rated Charity for the Fourth Year in a Row!

We are proud to announce we’ve received the highest charity rating for the fourth consecutive year from Charity Navigator. According to America’s largest and most-utilized nonprofit evaluator, Starlight “exceeds industry standards and outperforms most charities in its Cause.” “Delivering happiness to seriously ill children is a true and joyous privilege, and we take our mission very seriously,” said Adam Garone, …

Starlight Virtual Reality Transforms Hospital Stays for Seriously Ill Children

In reality, 7-year-old Grady is wheelchair-bound, receiving weeks of treatment and physical therapy at Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare in Minnesota. In virtual reality, he explored the streets of London, pointing at the double-decker bus that rolls by, seemingly only a few feet away. “I would sit on the very top level of a double-decker bus,” Grady says. “It feels like …

Starlight Children’s Foundation, the Walt Disney Company and Google Unveil ‘Starlight Xperience,’ an Innovative New Virtual Reality Program Designed to Transform the Hospital Experience for Children

 Founding Sponsor, Star Wars: Force for Change, Collaborates on New Technology Program Using Virtual Reality SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (October 11, 2018) – Starlight Children’s Foundation, an organization whose mission is to create moments of joy and comfort for hospitalized kids and their families, unveiled today its newest initiative, Starlight Xperience virtual reality, a groundbreaking new technology program that offers …