The Star Golden Hearts Award was inaugurated in 2015 to celebrate Malaysians – individuals or groups – from all walks of life who acted heroically and/or selflessly, built bridges between different communities and in doing so promoted racial harmony and unity.
If you know anyone who deserves to be recognised in this year’s Star Golden Hearts Award, please download and complete the nomination form. Kindly email your nomination with its supporting documents to editor@thestar.com.my and title your email, “Star Golden Hearts award 2018 nomination”.
For this year’s nominations, one-off heroic acts or initiatives must have been carried out in 2018. Long-term initiatives (such as social enterprises) that must be on-going, or carried out until 2018. Nominations close on August 31, 2018.
The winners will be announced in November 2018.
Star Golden Hearts Award is supported by Yayasan Gamuda. A Star-Gamuda Inspiration Award winner will be chosen from the pool of 10 recipients of the Star Golden Hearts Award 2018.
*All nominations will be reviewed by the Award committee for eligibility. Judges’ decision is final.
25 January 2017
GEORGE TOWN: This Chinese New Year, Shirin Aziha Shahidan is inviting those who wish to meet Uncle Ah San to attend a potluck gathering at her former neighbour’s home here.
6 December 2016
IT is close to 10 o’clock on a Friday night when Jerryson Abraham Doss, his wife Edna Sung Burongoh and a small group of Good Samaritans with them start setting up tables along the five-foot way on Jalan Hang Lekiu in Kuala Lumpur. The pavements are lined with street dwellers who gather there in anticipation of the many do-gooders who drop off food for the homeless.
5 December 2016
KUALA LUMPUR: You may have heard of Dr S. Madhusudhan from the Teddy Mobile Clinic and his work with the homeless community in Kuala Lumpur. Nicknamed the Teddy Bear doctor because of his tendency to give street children a soft toy after a visit, he was one of the 10 recipients of the Star Golden Hearts award last year.
4 December 2016
KOTA KINABALU: Marie Christine Robert has never been one to defy her family, especially her parents. But that was precisely what she did to save a life.
3 December 2016
KAJANG: When Kong Lan Lee decided to quit her job as an administrative manager to become director of the Kiwanis Down Syndrome Foundation in Petaling Jaya, her mother, boss and colleagues asked her if she was sure.
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