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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L/Kpl to give half his December pension to orphaned sisters

GEORGE TOWN: A retired policeman has vowed to give half of his December pension payments for the next 19 years to two orphaned sisters who survived a horrific highway crash after their parents died shielding them.

Caring cop: L/Kpl Arol talking to Khairiyah at Penang Hospital.  Looking on is Ashah.

Blind masseurs strive on despite challenges

MIRI: Despite hard times, blind masseurs are determined to earn an honest living.

Due recognition: (From Left) Lai and Philip receiving Human Resources Ministry certificates of skills qualification from Isak

Volunteers loving every moment of it

KUALA LUMPUR: Noor Fazliyana Mohamad Fadzil has been volunteering since September 2015 with Kedai Jalanan, the street store which provides free clothes and toiletries for the homeless and urban poor in the city.

Getting ready: Dr Rusaslina (wearing maroon tudung) and her group of volunteers hanging clothes to be given away.

A truly special teacher

GEORGE TOWN: Her love for students with special needs has kept Katijah Bakar going for the past three decades.

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A little kindness goes a long way

BUKIT MERTAJAM: When he was seven years old, Chua Sui Hau saw some of his classmates cry because they had no money to buy exercise books.

Doing his part: Chua showing the X-rays of scoliosis patients Xin Le and Puvarasee at his service centre in Bukit Mertajam, Penang.

Nurses give back via nasi lemak project

INTERNATIONAL Nurses Day is celebrated annually on May 12 all around the globe to honour the services of nurses.

Gleneagles Kuala Lumpur nurses preparing for their programme to Feed 120 Homeless in conjunction with International Nurses Day on Sunday, 7th May 2017.

‘My child has cancer too’

NOT many know the pain parents go through when their child is diagnosed with cancer, other than parents who have gone through the agony themselves.

Hamidah (right) cheering up a child warded for treatment in Hospital Kuala Lumpur. — Photos: YAP CHEE HONG/The Star

A heart for social work

WENDY Yap’s ex-employer was willing to give her 49% shares of his timber factory to keep an honest and efficient manager like her, on the fifth time she tendered her resignation.

Yap, who founded Rumah Caring, is about to enjoy tea time with residents of the home.

Fighting spirit

Orphaned at the age of nine, this teenager shows that determination changes everything.

Liang hopes her academic achievements will spur others to do their best in their studies.

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.