A Global Community

Improving the lives of children and caregivers facing medical challenges

Project Sunshine serves children around the world through a network of hubs in different nations of the world. Headquartered in New York City, Project Sunshine operates in locations throughout the United States, Canada, Israel and Kenya.  These locations mobilize volunteers who provide customized programs and resources to the needs of pediatric patients in their local communities.

Our International Reach

Click on the country to learn more about our work in these countries:

Our Programs

Our programs brings patients and volunteers together in-hospitals through creative arts activities and other opportunities for social interaction and learning. Our TelePlay program provides remote games and activities for patients via Zoom. Volunteers act as companions, or as we say, ‘Sunshine Sidekicks,’ to superhero patients battling the isolation of the hospital setting.

Canada

Last year, we reached 6,675 children and families, sending out 5,848 activity kits and Surgi Doll kits around Canada. 

Israel

 Last year, we reached 7,454 children and families through the engagement of more than 80 volunteers who visited patients in rooms with an activity cart and read books in kindergarten classrooms.

Kenya

Last year, we reached a record 49,341 children and caretakers through in-clinic programming with our partner Bomu Hospital and its satellite clinics as well as holding special events like Youth Fun Days and monthly birthday parties.

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