Spread Sunshine.
Brighten Lives.

We help pediatric patients act and feel like kids.

Over 3 million children are hospitalized each year in the United States. That means the lives – and childhoods – of 3 million kids are disrupted each year, too. Through creative, recreational, and educational activities delivered in medical settings by trained volunteers, Project Sunshine works to ensure that all children have access to their childhoods regardless of their health conditions.

Patients are empowered. Families are comforted. Volunteers are inspired.

The Power of Sunshine

We transform hospital environments into kid-friendly spaces to help pediatric patients thrive.

18,000 trained volunteers bring companionship and enrichment activities to over 150,000 pediatric patients and their families in 175 cities across the United States and in Canada, China, Israel, and Kenya.

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Lives Brightened Each Year

What Makes Us Unique

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We serve pediatric patients, from newborn to 21 years old, facing all medical challenges - both acute and chronic.

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Our programs encourage family members to participate. We know that when a child is sick, the whole family is affected.

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We work with patients in a variety of settings, including inpatient, outpatient, long-term care, and residential facilities.

Our Latest News & Press

  • Blackstone’s Matthew Skurbe Joins Project Sunshine Board

    Project Sunshine welcomes Matt Skurbe to its Board of Directors.

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  • Save the Date! Project Sunshine's 15th Annual Benefit Celebration

    Project Sunshine's 15th Annual Benefit Celebration will take place on May 3, 2018 at Cipriani 42nd Street in NYC.

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  • Salesforce's VP of Commercial Sales Joins Project Sunshine Board

    Project Sunshine welcomes Stephanie Glenn to the organization's Board of Directors.

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  • Project Sunshine's Seventh Annual Golf Classic

    Honoring Golf Classic founder and Project Sunshine Board member Natan Bibliowicz.

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