Star Foundation is a charitable arm of Star Media Group aimed at raising, receiving and administering funds for various causes to assist organisations in their operating expenses, upgrading of facilities and running of existing programmes.
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In an effort of expanding the Foundation’s reach to individuals / families who are in need of financial assistance, Medical Fund programme was established. This Medical Fund Programme looks out for those needing urgent medical care especially when it comes at a very hefty cost. This fund will also enable the public to be actively involved and engaged in supporting needy individuals and families.
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In reinforcing our stance on promoting a moderate, harmonious and united nation, Star Golden Hearts Award is formed to recognise everyday Malaysians who demonstrated great commitment to charity work, built bridges between communities and promoted racial harmony and unity by going out of their way to help a fellow Malaysian.
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As part of the Group’s commitment in being a responsible corporate citizen and playing an active role in community development and nation building, Star Foundation’s Wheelchair Programme, provides wheelchairs to NGO’s and underprivileged individuals.
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Star Foundation

A novel way to help others

PETALING JAYA: Let’s just say that Jonathan Dason is thinking out of the box when it comes to acts of charity.

The go-to guy of USJ 13

SUBANG JAYA: Besides his mobile phone, he carries two walkie-talkies with him most of the time.

Keeping tabs on vulnerable children

ALOR SETAR: For the past seven years, G. Jeevithan has been keeping a lookout for children left behind by their parents who are drug pushers or users.

Helping the needy with short films

KUALA LUMPUR: A production house, started by four friends, has come up with a novel idea to help the needy and less fortunate, especially in the present trying times.

Funds boost for charitable group

KUCHING: Volunteer organisation Barefoot Mercy is working to complete boarding facilities for a kindergarten in a remote Penan village deep in Sarawak’s interior.

Kind contribution: Wee (right) receiving the mock cheque from The Star’s Sarawak bureau chief Sharon Ling. Looking on are Gerawat (second from left) and Ting.

Treating the needy like family

BUTTERWORTH: Helping the needy isn’t just a one-off thing for Chua Sui Hau.

Businessman gives monthly treat to the needy

KLANG: Businessman Christopher Ravin Thomas never wanted for anything while growing up.

Unwavering kindness: Christopher handing out packets of premium chicken briyani to the underprivileged in Jalan Masjid India.

Helping addicts turn their lives around

JOHOR BARU: After abusing drugs for 17 years Razlan Zainal Abidin (pic) was given a second chance in life and he decided to make it count.

Star Golden Hearts Award: New judges share their thoughts

The Star Golden Hearts Award is back for the fifth year to celebrate Malaysian unsung heroes. The three new judges - Yayasan Gamuda head Sharifah Alauyah Wan Othman, Yayasan Kebajikan Negara chief executive officer Datin Paduka Che Asmah Ibrahim and social activist Syed Azmi Alhabshi shared their hopes and expectations for this year's award.

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Food for the soul, and tummy

PETALING JAYA: For almost three decades, Chan Sook Han has been giving free classes on cooking vegetarian meals.