Starlight Children's Foundation - Global Office

Rating: 4.78 stars   118 reviews

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2049 Century Park East Suite 4320 Los Angeles CA 90067 USA


Starlight Children's Foundation partners with experts to improve the life and health of kids and families around the world.

Target demographics:

improve the life and health of kids and families.

Direct beneficiaries per year:

millions of children and their families

Geographic areas served:

the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand and Israel


Starbright World® online community (SBW) - The first-ever social network for teens with chronic and life-threatening medical conditions, and their siblings. Members connect globally with others experiencing similar medical journeys to create a vibrant, supportive community. Starlight Wish Lists - The world’s first technology platform of its kind links donors to healthcare facilities to fund unmet needs and improve pediatric care. Hospitals, clinics and hospices publish their Wish Lists on and donors grant wishes for their facility of choice. Starlight Fun Center® mobile entertainment units - Equipped with the latest gaming system that rolls bedside in hospitals, Fun Center units provide distractive entertainment and the healing power of play to pediatric patients. Starlight Tablets - A critical resource for healthcare professionals to support the ongoing needs of kids while in the hospital, Starlight Tablets connect directly to the Starbright World community.

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Rating: 5 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

I co-founded Starlight thirty years ago by helping one seriously ill little boy live his dream. Here we are three decades later and Starlight is a fully professionalized, multi-national non-profit that has lifted up the lives of over 60 million kids, and their Moms and Dads and siblings. I could not be more proud. The incredible efficiency of our professional team, coupled with the same relentless drive to always put the children first, are humbling and give me great pride at every meeting (and there are a lot!) Go Team!

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Rating: 4 stars  

As a Board member and a volunteer with Starlight Canada, I have experienced first hand the emotion of joy for a group of kids when I joined them on a plane on the way to the North Pole.

Giving back is something that I enjoy doing all my life and in most cases I get more reward out of that the families we serve would know. We have fulfilled over 100 wishes in the past 10 years and delivered many fund centers to hospitals because of the generosity of many of our corporate sponsorships. this is the essence of Starlight Children's Foundation.

I continue to be amazed by the strength of many of the children and families that we serve. They are the reason I am involved and will continue to be a part of the Starlight Family in the US and in Canada.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

my involvement on the Board and at fundraising events.

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How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

A lot

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How did you learn about this organization?

I've been involved for 12+ years.

What is this organization's top short-term priority?

Delivering of relevant programs.

What is its top priority in the long run?

Staying relevant tot he children and the families we serve.

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Rating: 5 stars  

Attending a Starlight event can be an eye-opening experience. Unless you have been involved directly on a day to day basis with a chronically ill child and family, it is hard to imagine the sacrifices every family member makes every day. No day is a given, no day has a set schedule. Starlight progams and Starbrightworld help the children and their families escape, for a few moments, the anxiety, stress and pain that they feel every day.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

In my contact with the children and their families.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Reach more children with more services every day - but they need you to make that happen!

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