Overview

The Medical Fund is aimed at supporting underprivileged individuals suffering from chronic illnesses by sponsoring one off medical treatment and care. Cases will likely revolve around those needing urgent care / medical treatment and whose treatments come at a very high cost.

Requirement/ Eligibility for Application

  1. Malaysian citizen.
  2. Patient is not receiving financial support via other means i.e. insurance/other Foundations/NGOs/Government.
  3. Medical procedure must be conducted in Malaysia.
  4. A medical report must accompany the application together with the recommended medical treatment and cost.
  5. Applican /patient must be able to substantiate claim of insufficient funds by disclosing proof of income and expenses.

Steps to Apply

Step 1: Download the Medical Fund Application Form

Step 2: Complete all the fields in the application form with the necessary information

Step 3: Enclosed supporting documents includes:-

  • Photocopy of NRIC of Applicant
  • 1 Passport Size Photo of Applicant
  • The latest medical report
  • Salary slip from the last 3 months/EA form and/or any documents to substantiate income of the applicant’s income
  • Electricity, water, telephone and any utility bills from the last 3 months

Step 4:

  1. Email us at starfoundation@thestar.com.my OR
  2. Mail to Star Foundation, Menara Star, Level 7, 15 Jalan 16/11, Section 16, 46350 Petaling Jaya.

How to Contribute / Donate

1. All donations will be in Ringgit Malaysia (MYR) only.

2. We accept donations by way of telegraphic transfer of funds (e-banking), cheque, or credit/debit card only. Please see below for further information on the various donation methods:-

a) If by way of Telegraphic Transfer of Funds (e-banking):-
Bank: Public Bank Berhad
Account Name: Star Foundation – Medical Fund
Account Number: 3199849230

b) If by way of Cheque:-
Cheque made payable to: Star Foundation – Medical Fund
Please see Clause 5 below for the address to send the cheque to.

c) If by way of Credit/Debit Card:-
Click here and you will be directed to our payment gateway supported by iPay88.
Please be mindful that in the event any interest and/or processing fee is imposed by the banks and/or financial institution, such interest and/or processing fee will be borne by the donors.

3. Please DO NOT send cash.

4. All donations will be in Ringgit Malaysia (MYR). If you are a non-Malaysian credit card holder and do not own a Malaysian bank account, you will be charged according to your base currency at the prevailing rate set by your bank or credit card company.

5. Donors who made donations via telegraphic transfer of funds (e-banking) or cheque payment must download the Medical Fund – Donation Form and complete all the relevant fields in the Donation Form. Completed Donation Form and your proof of transfer/cheque donation must be emailed to starfoundation@thestar.com.my; or mailed/hand delivered to:-

Star Foundation (666517-M)
Menara Star
15 Jalan 16/11
46350 Petaling Jaya
Selangor
Tel: 03-7967 1388

6. Upon successful processing of your donations, a tax exemption receipt will be dispatched via post to your mailing address as provided in the Donation Form or payment gateway site. In the event you have not received the tax exemption receipt after ninety (90) business days from the date of payment, kindly contact Star Foundation via email at starfoundation@thestar.com.my .

7. If you wish to donate by way of a foreign fund transfer or credit/debit card issued by a foreign bank/financial institution, you will be charged according to your base currency at the prevailing rate set by your bank/financial institution.

8. Kindly take note that all donations are not refundable.

9. Star Foundation may redirect or donate any excess or unutilized donations/funds to other deserving applicants/beneficiaries/organisations under Star Foundation.

10. Star Foundation respects the privacy of individuals with regard to personal data. We are committed to protecting the privacy of our users, and strive to provide a safe and secure user experience. Star Foundation’s Privacy Policy is formulated in accordance with the Personal Data Protection Act 2010 (“Act”) and relevant law regulations.

Contact Us

Star Foundation (666517 – M)

Level 15, Menara Star
15 Jalan 16/11
Section 16
46350 Petaling Jaya
Selangor
Malaysia

Tel: 03-7967 1388

Email: starfoundation@thestar.com.my