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Cancer Kids to Enjoy the Holiday with Celebrity Guests and Activities at Starlight Children’s Foundation’s Winter Wonderland

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Starlight Children’s Foundation’s Winter Wonderland – a day when more than 350 Starlight kids, siblings and their parents are given the opportunity to experience the holidays by decorating cookies, making ornaments, meeting Hollywood celebrities, and more – will be held Dec. 8 at 10 a.m. at CBS Studios. The current ‘X Factor’ soundstage is being turned into a children’s wonderland courtesy of Northwestern Mutual.

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Starlight Children’s Foundation has named Tammy Rudden Krause the new executive director of its Starlight Colorado chapter

DENVER, Colo. /eNewsChannels/ — Starlight Children’s Foundation has named Tammy Rudden Krause the new executive director of its Starlight Colorado chapter. Krause comes to her position with extensive experience in philanthropy, having worked many years as a volunteer with Denver-area nonprofits.

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Starlight Children’s Foundation names Roger Shiffman to Serve as Global Board Chairman

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Starlight Children’s Foundation has named Roger Shiffman its new global board chairman. A well-known figure in the toy industry, Shiffman built in separate phases of his career, two highly successful companies – Tiger Electronic Toys, makers of Furby, and more recently, Zizzle.

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STARmazing Race Benefits Starlight Children’s Foundation – Brings Entertainment and Relief to New England’s Littlest Patients

BOSTON, Mass. /eNewsChannels/ — On June 25, 2011, Starlight Children’s Foundation New England will host the ‘STARmazing Race.’ Now in its fifth year, the STARmazing Race remains the most hilarious and unique scavenger hunt in Boston. Hundreds of Starlight supporters take to the streets in teams of two to four people in a race against the clock.

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Starlight Children’s Foundation Annual ‘A Stellar Night’ Gala Honored Philanthropists Kathy, Paris and Nicky Hilton

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — At Starlight Children’s Foundation’s annual ‘A Stellar Night’ gala, presented by California Pizza Kitchen and Nintendo of America Inc., on March 26, 2011, Starlight presented long-time philanthropists Kathy, Paris and Nicky Hilton with its 2011 Heart of Gold Award.

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Neotrope announces first recipient of 2011 NonProfit PR Grants Program: Starlight Children’s Foundation

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Neotrope is honored to make Starlight Children’s Foundation its first chosen recipient for 2011 of its semi-annual Non-Profit PR Grant Program. With this commitment, Neotrope aligns itself with Starlight’s mission to help seriously ill children and their families cope with their pain, fear and isolation through entertainment, education and family activities.

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Starlight Children’s Foundation adds Jacqueline Ibrahim as new CEO

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Starlight Children’s Foundation has named Jacqueline Ibrahim its new chief executive officer. Ibrahim comes to Starlight with 22 years of experience in the financial sector in roles that included Division General Manager at Household International, SVP/Group Head at Wells Fargo and SVP at Neuberger Berman.

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Fun Centers Lift Spirits of Pediatric Patients at Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital with Help from Starlight Children’s Foundation

LOMA LINDA, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — On Oct. 26, 2010, children undergoing treatment at Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital smiled brighter. Through an ongoing partnership between Nestle and Starlight Children’s Foundation, and with the support of Stater Bros. Supermarkets, Stater Bros. Charities and California Pizza Kitchen frozen pizza, 8 new Starlight Fun Center mobile entertainment units were unveiled at the hospital for its pediatric patients.

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Starlight and Vivendi Introduce New Features to Starbright World

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Having a chronic or life-threatening medical condition makes it hard for teens to cope with the already difficult realities of being a teenager. Supporting a sibling with an illness can be daunting as well. That is why Starlight Children’s Foundation created Starbright World, an online social network for sick teens and their teen-aged siblings.

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Free Small Business Promotion Service: Support a Children’s Charity and Get Free Services to Promote Your Company and Brands

TORRANCE, Calif. — Neotrope, a California based marketing firm, recently ‘adopted’ Children Awaiting Parents and the Starlight Children’s Foundation. To celebrate, throughout July 2010 as part of the adoption program, when a donor gives $50 or more to either charity they will have the opportunity to issue a free national online press release through Neotrope’s Send2Press(R) Newswire service, which is syndicated worldwide.

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Shopping Nanny provides a personalized online service for grocery shoppers, and is also supporting Starlight Children’s Foundation

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — Shopping Nanny provides a personalized online service for grocery shoppers to get store specials and coupons combined to maximize their savings. This newly available solution is well received by customers, press and bloggers, but the exciting additional news is that the company is providing financial support to Starlight with a portion of every subscription fee – equaling a minimum unrestricted $50,000 donation each year for two years.

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Neotrope Offers Free PR Distribution to Donors of Starlight Children’s Foundation

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Neotrope and its Send2Press service recently ‘adopted’ Starlight Children’s Foundation as its premier charity program recipient. Throughout the month of July as part of the adoption program, when a donor gives $50 or more to Starlight they will have the opportunity to issue a free national online press release through Neotrope’s Send2Press Newswire service.

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Starlight Children’s Foundation ‘adopted’ by Neotrope for pro bono Public Relations Services

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Neotrope and its Send2Press service are honored to make Starlight Children’s Foundation its premier ‘Adopted’ charity program recipient. With this commitment, Neotrope aligns itself with Starlight’s mission to help seriously ill children and their families cope with their pain, fear and isolation through entertainment, education and family activities. As part of this adoption program, Neotrope is providing PR solutions, news dissemination, and search marketing for Starlight to help raise awareness to both media and the public.

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Starlight 365: Our People. Our Programs. Our Purpose

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Starlight Children’s Foundation has just unveiled its blog, ‘Starlight 365: Our People. Our Programs. Our Purpose.’ The blog will serve as an interactive and engaging online community that connects stakeholders to stories, images and videos that spotlight the programs, campaigns, events, families, and supporters of Starlight Children’s Foundation, as it works hard to brighten the lives of seriously ill children and their families.

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Smart Imagination’s Tattoo Stories Book Series to Benefit Starlight Children’s Foundation

COSTA MESA, Calif. — Smart Imagination, a creative house and publisher with a focal point of serving humanitarian efforts, today announces its debut book in the Tattoo Stories series benefiting Starlight Children’s Foundation. The art of tattoos has intrigued many people in various cultures around the world. ‘Tattoo Stories’ (ISBN: 978-0-9842417-0-5) not only addresses taboos plaguing the art form, but draws readers in for an intimate look at journeys, experiences and cultures.

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Starlight Children’s Foundation annual ‘A Stellar Night’ gala honors top industry execs

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — At Starlight Children’s Foundation’s annual ‘A Stellar Night’ gala, presented by California Pizza Kitchen, on Friday, March 19, 2010 at The Century Plaza Hyatt Regency Hotel, Starlight presented Larry Flax and Rick Rosenfield, Co-Founders and Co-CEOs of California Pizza Kitchen, with its 2010 ‘Heart of Gold Award’ and Noel R. Wallace, President, North America and Global Sustainability, Colgate-Palmolive Company, with its ‘Jacki Carlish Humanitarian of the Year Award.’

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Starlight Children’s Foundation gets help from Forever 21 and pop culture celebrities

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — On Dec. 19, 2009 Forever 21, Inc. is launching a charitable line of T-shirts personally designed by notable celebrities with 100 percent of the proceeds, or 2/3 of the purchase price of the T-shirts to benefit Starlight Children’s Foundation – helping seriously ill children and their families cope with their pain, […]

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Bailee Madison to spearhead Starlight Children’s Foundation StarPower Program, proving you’re never too young to give back

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Starlight Children’s Foundation – which for 25 years has helped seriously ill children and their families cope with their pain, fear and isolation through entertainment, education and family activities – has named 10-year-old actress Bailee Madison spokesperson of its StarPower program. StarPower is an initiative that encourages youth to give back […]

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Dionne Warwick Song ‘Starlight’ Released with All Proceeds Benefitting Starlight Children’s Foundation

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Starlight Children’s Foundation and New Gold Music Ltd. are excited to release the song “Starlight,” sung by the legendary Dionne Warwick, and written by Dean Pitchford, prolific writer of Fame and creator of Footloose, and William Goldstein, whose versatile career includes the original music for NBC’s Fame TV series. Ms. Warwick, […]

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Starlight Children’s Foundation Launches New Website

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — On the heels of its 25th anniversary, Starlight Children’s Foundation has just unveiled the final piece of its 3-year rebranding initiative with the launch of an overhauled www.starlight.org and 11 related chapter and office Web sites. The strategic rebranding process also included a name change, logo change, development of a mission […]

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Charity Auction: Attend 2009 Emmy Awards show and HBO after-party to benefit Starlight Children’s Foundation

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Starlight Children’s Foundation is currently auctioning off a VIP package for two lucky individuals to walk the red carpet and see popular television celebrities up close at this year’s All-Star Emmy(R) Award Show. Anyone can bid on two tickets to the Emmy Award Show on Sunday, Sept. 20 at the Nokia […]

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Actor-Singer Corbin Bleu Asks Fans to Join Him in Brightening the Lives of Seriously Ill Children

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Starlight Children’s Foundation is pleased to announce that Corbin Bleu, the organization’s national spokesperson, has started a fundraising campaign at www.firstgiving.com/corbinbleu to encourage his fans to get involved with Starlight and support its mission to help seriously ill children and their families cope with their pain, fear and isolation. He plans […]

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Starlight and CCFA Unveil Enhanced Web Resource for Young Adults with Crohn’s Disease

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — For young adults with Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis, coping with their illness is a life-long struggle. Today Starlight Children’s Foundation and the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation announced the unveiling of their redesigned Web site, UCandCrohns.org, originally designed in 2006 to help young IBD patients cope with their condition. New features […]

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Children’s Digestive Health & Nutrition Foundation and Starlight Children’s Foundation Create ‘IBDU: Graduating to Independence’

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Children’s Digestive Health & Nutrition Foundation (CDHNF) and Starlight Children’s Foundation announced the launch of “IBDU: Graduating to Independence” (www.ibdu.org) – a new resource for young adults with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) who are preparing for college, vocational training, entrance into the workforce or living independently. The site provides answers for […]

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Starlight Children’s Foundation adds Corbin Bleu as National Spokesperson

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Starlight Children’s Foundation is pleased to announce that Corbin Bleu is the new national spokesperson for the nonprofit organization, which is dedicated to helping seriously ill children and their families cope with their pain, fear and isolation through entertainment, education and family activities. “Corbin has been a tireless supporter of Starlight […]

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Starlight Children’s Foundation Annual ‘A Stellar Night’ Gala Honors Teri Hatcher and Reggie Fils-Aime

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Starlight Children’s Foundation (starlight.org) will present Teri Hatcher with its 2009 “Heart of Gold Award” at the organization’s annual “A Stellar Night” gala, presented by California Pizza Kitchen, on Friday, March 27, 2009 at 7 p.m. at The Beverly Hilton Hotel. Starlight’s “Jacki Carlish Humanitarian of the Year Award” will be […]

TOPICS: Awards, California, Events, Family and Parenting, News: Non-Profit Organization, Newsdesk, State: New York
 
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Starlight Children’s Foundation New England Hosts Afternoon Tea to Honor Gary and Judi Vaillancourt

BOSTON, Mass. — Starlight Children’s Foundation New England is hosting a special Valentine’s event, Purses & Pearls, A Classic English Afternoon Tea, at the Four Seasons Hotel Boston on Saturday, Feb. 14 from 11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. At the Tea, Starlight is honoring Gary and Judi Vaillancourt of Vaillancourt Folk Art with its prestigious […]

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