Help Starlight brighten lives

THE Starlight Children’s Foundation needs your support this May to sell new and fun Starlight Day merchandise.

The sales will help raise $2.8 million to ensure Starlight can brighten the lives of seriously ill and hospitalised children across Australia

Starlight needs 7000 volunteers to collect donations and sell merchandise in shopping centres across Australia between Thursday, May 6 and Sunday, May 9.

Starlight’s CEO, Louise Baxter said: “The need for Starlight’s programs is increasing with a child admitted to a hospital in Australia every minute. Starlight’s programs are an integral part of the total paediatric care for seriously ill children.

“To become a volunteer, visit or call 1300 727 827.

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