the Lott by Golden Casket shines for sick kids
Golden Casket, part of the Lott - Australia's official lotteries, has a proud history of community support spanning more than 100 years and Starlight is delighted to work with them as a national partner.
Thanks to their generous support as a Foundation Partner of the Starlight Express Room at the Queensland Children's Hospital, Starlight can provide a medical-free haven for sick kids and their families, where they can get down to the serious business of having fun! Beyond their Foundation support, the Lott, through Tatts, Tatts NT, NSW Lotteries, Golden Casket and SA Lotteries, is also a major supporter of Starlight Day. Throughout the month of May, their outlets across the country collect countertop donations to raise funds through their local communities. Many of the outlets even continue their countertop collections throughout the year! In addition to their retail support, since 2016, the Lott has contributed Starlight Day donations that have provided more than 5,000 children access to Starlight's in-hospital programs.
Each Christmas, Golden Casket additionally funds four life-changing Starlight Wishes. A Starlight Wish is a once-in-a-lifetime experience for a seriously ill child and their family.
This year, even more sick kids' Starlight Wishes will come true thanks to the Christmas Instant Scratch-Its campaign, with the proceeds helping sick kids shine bright and we are so grateful for their ongoing support granting these once-in-a-life time wishes.
Tabcorp Lotteries and Keno Managing Director Sue van der Merwe highlighted Golden Casket's long history of supporting Starlight.
"The team at Golden Casket is pleased to support Starlight in its work brightening the lives of sick kids. It's really rewarding for our people to be a part of this special partnership and it is something we are all very proud of," Ms van der Merwe said.
"Our partnership extends right across the organisation and includes workplace giving, and annual national fundraising and volunteering opportunities such as selling Starlight wands at Christmas events. These events reflect the depth of the Starlight partnership and our commitment to nurturing strong and meaningful community relationships."
Together with the generous ongoing support of Golden Casket, Starlight can continue to make a positive difference to thousands of kids and families right across Australia.
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