Delivering happiness to hospitalized kids
Hospitalization can be an emotional and stressful experience for children.
We ensure that hospitals are easy places for kids to be. Our vital services ease the boredom, distract from the endless pokes or pain, and inspire imagination to help kids feel better.
Because happy kids heal faster.
In 2022, Starlight impacted more than 2.4 million hospitalized kids and their families.
Stimulate creativity and help kids express individuality, which gives emotional support to ease anxiety around treatments.Give Comfort
Redirects focus away from difficult treatments as kids escape to an interactive experience.Give Distraction
Helps kids feel safe in an unfamiliar environment through an experience that makes them happy – play!Give Play
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