Delivering happiness to seriously ill kids

Every 60 seconds, a child needs medical care.

These kids are scared, lonely, and missing out on all of the things that make being a kid fun. That’s where Starlight comes in. We deliver happiness to hospitalized kids and their families at more than 800 children’s hospitals and health care facilities in the US.

Our state-of-the-art programs like Starlight Virtual Reality, Starlight Hospital Wear, and Starlight Gaming entertain and distract kids - helping them get through the pain and stress of their illness.

Every year, Starlight brings smiles to more than 2.4 million hospitalized kids and their families.


Provide hospitalized kids with a sense of normalcy and the opportunity to just feel like a kid in unfamiliar situation with Starlight Gaming

Give Play
Chris Gaming

Provide hospitalized kids a source comfort when they are experiencing some of life's hardest moments through Starlight Hospital Gowns

Give Comfort
Elsa Gown

Provide hospitalized kids the opportunity to escape from the scary, stressful realities of battling an illness with programs like Starlight Virtual Reality.

Give Distraction
Starlight Kid Grady wearing virtual reality
  1. 1 min

    How often a child is in need of medical care

  2. 500+

    The number of hospitals and health care facilities in our nationwide network

  3. 2.4 million

    How many kids impacted by Starlight in 2022

Be a shining light for hospitalized kids.