Caring for Our Communities


You can help spread more smiles. Vote for a participating hospital in your area. The top 3 hospitals that receive the most online votes by 12pm (EST), February 27, 2009 will receive a second Starlight Fun Center™.

Select one of the cities listed below to place your vote.
To learn more, click on each hospital name for a brief summary.


Atlanta, GA

Grady Health System today continues to maintain its strong commitment to the health-care needs of the underserved, while also offering a full-range of specialized medical services for all segments of the community.

Baltimore, MD

Founded in 1922 and jointly owned by the Johns Hopkins Health System and the University of Maryland Medical System, Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital annually provides specialized transitional and rehabilitative care for more than 750 inpatients and 5,800 outpatients suffering from complex and chronic conditions.

Charlotte, NC

Presbyterian Hemby Children's Hospital is dedicated to providing patients and their families compassionate care in a family-centered environment. Our comprehensive array of services assures that all children's needs are met from the time of admission until they go home.

Chicago, IL

Stroger Hospital's mission is to provide a comprehensive program of quality health care with respect and dignity, to the residents of Cook County, regardless of their ability to pay. At John Stroger Hospital patients are the first priority. They are dedicated to providing personalized, caring, and efficient service to patients, with total satisfaction as a top priority.

Dallas, TX

A comprehensive children's hospital with specialists in virtually every pediatric subspecialty, including widely recognized programs in craniofacial, cardiovascular, oncology and neuroscience treatment.

Detroit, MI

St. John Health, as a Catholic health ministry, is committed to providing spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of individuals in the communities they serve, with special attention to the poor and vulnerable.

Houston, TX

The Children’s Cancer Hospital is a community of its own within The University of Texas M. D. Anderson. Faculty and staff are trained and experienced in caring for young patients with cancer and see almost 1,700 children, adolescents and young adults from all over the world each year. Because the primary focus is cancer, the Children's Cancer Hospital treats more types of cancer than any other children’s hospital in Houston or Texas and each cancer type has its own team of experts.
In addition, the whole child is treated, not just the cancer, with specialists to address medical, psychological and developmental issues related to cancer or its treatments, access to counseling and support groups, an in-house education program and follow-up programs.

Los Angeles, CA

Childrens Hospital Los Angeles is the largest regional referral center for children in critical condition who need life-saving care. While most of the children admitted to Childrens Hospital Los Angeles come from Los Angeles County, others come from the seven-county area near Los Angeles that includes Kern, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara and Ventura counties and around the world

Memphis, TN

With more than 27,000 admissions, 55,000 emergency department visits and 16,000 surgeries in 2008, Baptist Memorial Hospital-Memphis is one of Tennessee’s busiest hospitals.

New York, NY

St. Luke's-Roosevelt is widely respected for high quality clinical care and for its contributions to research. Throughout its history St. Luke's-Roosevelt also has placed strong emphasis on responding with compassion and sensitivity to the unique needs of the communities it serves, including areas whose residents have multiple social and economic challenges.

Washington, DC

The HSC Pediatric Center is guided by a family-centered philosophy. They not only help the child, they strive to help an entire family understand and accept the challenges ahead. They take pride in providing a nurturing environment of family-centered care so that children and teens can learn, play, and grow while receiving the medical care they need.

Voting starts January 28, 2009 at 12pm (EST) and ends 12pm (EST), February 27, 2009. Each user can vote once every 24 hours from a single computer. Voting results will be updated each weekday during the voting period.

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