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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Helping the elderly recover on his own

GEORGE TOWN: Tan Swee Ban made a vow eight years ago to help the elderly who are sick and with no family to look after them.

Big hearted: Tan helping a resident with physiotherapy at his Peace and Harmony Home in Bukit Dumbar, Penang.

Providing vision for the visually impaired

GEORGE TOWN: Swarn Singh was a young wireman when he fell 18m from the top floor of a factory. He suffered head injuries and later developed glaucoma.

Caring: Swarn answering a call at his office in Penang.

Warm glow from helping the needy

GEORGE TOWN: Housewife Wendy Ang, 65, is grateful that she never had to worry about the necessities of life.

Always ready to help: Ang (left) speaking to Amirah Kamal, 60, at her home in Gat Lebuh Presgrave in George Town, Penang. Amirah is seeking help from Ang’s Foodbank Penang.

His vision for eye health awareness

WORKING for eye centres makes David Chua realise how everything can change in the blink of an eye if the importance of one’s sight is overlooked.

Dr Sajnani (seated, right) checking the eye of a resident while Chua looks on.

Group helps teen relive happy time she had with mum at KFC

KUALA LUMPUR: Seventeen-year-old Wana and her friends couldn’t believe their eyes when they were greeted by two popular Malaysian artistes at a surprise party.

Memorable experience: Bunkface vocalist Shamsul Annuar and actress Elfira Loy entertaining the children of Yayasan Chow Kit during a surprise party organised by KFC yesterday.

Driven by gratitude, not self-pity

HERLEY Abdul Hamid believes that a disabled child comes with blessings, instead of being a burden.

Herley (second from right) handing over the proceeds from the sale of his books to SCAS&FT president Datuk Seri Lam Peng Chong (third from left). With them is Herley’s wife Nor Amaliah (right).

Star Golden Hearts reach out

AS the Star Golden Hearts Award enters its third year, winners from the past two years say the award has had a ripple effect, touching even more lives.

Team effort: (Back third from left) TNLP co-founder Zul Imran Ishak and Pixel Garage teacher Amirulzaman Kamarulzaman with students of Pixel Garage.

Hungry at the university

It may seem surprising but there are quite a number of tertiary students who are so financially strapped that they have to skip meals. The problem is only now gaining attention with efforts slowly being initiated to help them.

The student committee behind the UiTM‘s Suspended Meals project and their lecturer Hariyati (centre, in pink).

Hello, is it me you’re looking for?

PETALING JAYA: A French tourist resorted to an ingenious way to look for his handphone after accidentally leaving it in a stranger’s car.

Like, share and help: A screen capture of post by Facebook user Nur Halim who wrote about Yves Oyage (left) who left his phone in the car of a stranger he got a ride with.

Hello, hello, we found your phone! Frenchman in distress told

PETALING JAYA: A French tourist resorted to an ingenious way to look for his handphone after leaving it in the car of a stranger.

Screencap of Facebook photo posted by Nur Halim Ibrahim on Monday.