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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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A project to educate refugee kids

KUALA LUMPUR: Fresh from getting their social enterprise The Picha Project off the ground, the same founders are now focusing on helping refugees’ kids get educated under Project E-lluminate.

Giving a helping hand: Volunteers also give vocational training to students at the refugee education centres to ensure they pick up some basic life skills. (Inset from left) Teoh and Kim.

Erinna is now able to sleep well

SUNGAI PETANI: Erinna Natashya Mohd Sohaimi went under the knife in September to treat epilepsy seizures and since then, there has been no recurrence of the daily episodes that the nine-year-old had been battling since she was a baby.

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Star Foundation donates RM45,000 and wheelchairs to welfare homes

PETALING JAYA: When Haslinda Dol Hamid received wheelchairs from Star Foundation, it was a wish come true.

Charitable deed: Star Media Group Bhd group chief operating officer Datuk Calvin Kan (right) and Aminuddin (fourth from right) posing with (from left) Haslinda, Salasiah, Wong, Pertubuhan Kebajikan Waja Home founder G. Devanbu and Anbu Illam Welfare Home secretary G.P. Uva Raj during the ceremony at Menara Star.
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Our unsung heroes need support

A letter from DATUK WEE BENG EE of Tumpat, Kelantan

Transporter who helps elderly patients for free

KLANG: Transporting his late grandmother, who was a heart patient, for her medical check-ups at the National Heart Institute inspired M. Sashitharaan to provide a shuttle service for elderly patients in his neighbourhood.

Social service: Sashitharaan (in green shirt) and Chandrasegaran (in brown shirt) assisting a patient into the van following a dialysis session at a private medical centre in Klang.
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Finding beauty in helping others

KOTA KINABALU: Former beauty queen Datin Jeanette Tambakau exudes confidence and success.

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Anja deserves a big pat on the back

SHAH ALAM: Anja Juliah Abu Bakar has faced failures and setbacks. Her experiences inspired her to set up Blubear Holdings – a social enterprise selling eco-friendly, reusable sanitary products, which ploughs over half its profits into programmes teaching life skills to girls aged nine to 17.

Empower broker: Anja saw a lack of programmes to empower young girls and decided to fill the gap.
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Connecting communities through volunteerism

KUALA LUMPUR: To walk the talk, Yayasan Gamuda volunteers have stepped in to help run Kedai Jalanan, the street store for the homeless and urban poor which won the Star-Gamuda Inspiration Award and the Star Golden Hearts Award last year.

Helping hand: The homeless and urban poor browsing through the clothes at Kedai Jalanan, assisted by Yayasan Gamuda volunteers.
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More than just feeding the homeless

A DECADE ago, Justin Cheah was living a contented life with a steady job, good career prospects and no commitments to tie him down.

Cheah also helps the homeless and underprivileged by getting them to sew quilts and blankets and upcycle old T-shirts into rugs and handbags. These items are then sold to help supplement their income. — Art Chen/The Star

Not losing sight of those in need

IT WAS the little things Sophia Victor Feizal did, such as chatting with the elderly and serving drinks, that eased patients’ long wait while waiting to get their eyes checked.

The vision screening programme focuses on on early detection and prevention of vision impairment among young children.

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