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Le Starlight Fun Center


Le Starlight Fun Center

Le Club Richelieu Les Diplomates de Fort Lauderdale travaille étroitement avec le Starlight Fun Center un organisme qui s’occupe des enfants au Joe DiMaggio Hospital de Hollywood en leur procurant des jeux, des livres et des jeux vidéo le temps de leur hospitalisation.

Pour en connaître davantage, je vous invite à lire leur reportage. C’est Allison Cosgrove qui est directrice de l’organisme. Le Club Richelieu appuie l’organisme et participe aux levées de fond.

The treatment, are a great distraction from hospital stress and may result in the reduced need for pain medication. For children not well enough to be out of bed, the Fun Center is a welcome caller.

Manufactured and supported by one of Starlight’s most dedicated corporate partners, Nintendo of America, these units are sponsored by countless numbers of individuals and corporations that believe in Starlight’s mission. Fun Centers are highly effective in lifting spirits and creating lasting joy at pediatric facilities. Many corporations and private donors choose to fund Fun Center placements in their neighborhood hospitals. Often donors commemorate specific events such as new store

The openings or product launches with Fun Center placements. Recent studies have shown that the demand for Fun Centers is increasing rapidly. The ideal number of Fun Centers is one unit for every 11.5 pediatric beds, a recommendation that will double the number of Fun Centers currently in use. To find more about how you can help or to find the Starlight chapter near you, visit our web site or call us at the number listed to the left.

Fun Centers give children the chance to relax and temporarily forget their illness.

Starlight Children’s Foundation
Florida Office
1000 West McNab Road, Suite 172
Pompano Beach, Florida 33069

The Starlight Fun Center is a mobile entertainment unit containing a Nintendo GameCube™, Sharp® AQUOS™ Liquid Crystal Television and DVD player. Fun Centers roll right up to the side of the bed, or almost anywhere, to provide much needed play time during a child’s hospital stay.

A bright spot in the desolate hours of a pediatric patient’s day, this ingenious hospital room visitor is wonderful for filling long hours in outpatient clinics, emergency rooms and other isolating environments. Sometimes, Fun Center entertainment can be the best medicine.

Fun Center usage gives children the chance to relax and temporarily forget their illness. While diversion is the prime focus of the program, its effects include numerous added benefits that improve the quality of a pediatric patient’s life. Fun Centers have become a focal point of Starlight’s efforts to counter the isolation and depression of sick children. Caregivers report that Fun Centers divert children during long hours of

Since 1992, Over 3,600 Fun Centers HAVE BEEN PLACED AT MORE THAN 1,000 Hospitals.

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