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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Man gives back to society after successful kidney operation

PETALING JAYA: Lee Chen Hoe, a cadaveric transplant recipient, is thankful for being given another chance at life after undergoing a successful kidney transplant operation some 20 years ago.

Changed man: Lee is actively involved in organ donation campaigns.

Former hardcore addict now runs rehab centre

KAJANG: He used to roam the streets in his Jaguar and live a life of luxury in his bungalow, and spent 30 years getting high all the time.

Turning over a new leaf: Ngiam serving tea to senior citizens at the House of Hope and Light.

Taking up teaching for refugees’ sake

IT WAS indignation that fuelled the fire for Let’s Tutor A Refugee Child (LTARC) when the group first started seeking volunteer tutors on social media in 2014.

Wee (in red) and Mok (left) tutoring Chin Burmese refugee children at the Zomi Christian Fellowship centre in Kota Damansara.

Reaching out to kids in poor urban communities

Two NGOs in Petaling Jaya are reaching out to children in the urban poor communities by providing them with better after-school childcare and extra self-development activities.

Safe space to learn: Kidzone Mentari is a one-stop centre nestled in Block 5 of Desa Mentari in PJS 6, Petaling Jaya, that benefits about 250 children of all ages through education and self-development activities. — RAJA FAISAL HISHAN/The Star

Single mum will never forget the hard times

GEORGE TOWN: Single mother Mydin Pathmah Os Abdul Kader (pic), 50, knows too well what it is like to be poor.

A driving passion to care for senior citizens

KUALA LUMPUR: As the founder of two old folks homes, Cheong Loy is responsible for the welfare of some 84 senior citizens.

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Special place in heart for Special Scouts

GEORGE TOWN: Scouts have to learn how to tie all kinds of knots, but the Special Scouts can go one better – these scouts with disabilities can do it using their feet.

One big family: Pau (first row standing, third from right) and Pulau Tikus assemblyman Yap Soo Huey (in white) with volunteers and participants at the 12th Penang Cheshire Agoonoree at the Penang Water Sports Recreation Centre in Tanjung Bungah.

10-sen man with a heart of gold

PETALING JAYA: Kuan Chee Heng is often called “the 10-sen man” but the people he helps may see a much greater value in his deeds.

Heart of gold: Kuan entertaining some children at the 10-sen library in PPR Pinggiran Bukit Jalil.

Halfway home goes a long way

Halfway homes for youths who leave orphanages on turning 18 are hard to come by in Malaysia.

Norhazwani (centre, in pink tudung) has been in the orphanage since she was 16. She has a certificate in child care and now lives in the halfway home. She works at the orphanage, taking care of the babies and children.

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.