Each year, Star Golden Hearts Award honours ten deserving Malaysian unsung heroes. Here is a list of winners since the Award’s inception in 2015.

  1. Sujana Mohd RejabFor enabling physically impaired individuals to have equal privileges and access to a quality life with dignity (Star-Gamuda Inspiration Award 2019 winner)
  2. Dr Tan Ching SeongFor promoting the adoption of an eco-friendly lifestyle with an innovative rewards-based recycling initiatives
  3. Ecotourism & Conservation Society Malaysia (ECOMY)For championing sustainable ecotourism and promoting greater understanding and appreciation for nature, local society, and culture
  4. Hopes MalaysiaFor helping rural communities restore access to clean water supply and introduce sustainable agricultural programmes with villagers
  5. Langit CollectiveFor improving the livelihoods of smallholder farmers in rural communities by promoting their unique and heirloom agricultural produce to larger markets
  6. Mohd Faisal Abdu’r-RaniFor championing environmental sustainability by promoting a zero-waste lifestyle, regular city clean-ups, and adoption of the eco-bricks movement
  7. Samuel IsaiahFor going above and beyond as a school teacher to make education an effective and fun learning experience for Orang Asli students
  8. Stevens Chan Kum FaiFor empowering people with visual impairments through meaningful job placements and raising awareness to facilitate social inclusion of the marginalised
  9. Yunizam YusopFor his selfless service in providing free funeral and hospital transportation services for the marginalised community in Sandakan
  10. Zulkernai FauziFor ensuring vulnerable children in Chow Kit receive proper education for a better future
  1. UmieAktifEmpowers underprivileged mothers in Chow Kit through sewing and crafting skills (Star-Gamuda Inspiration Award Winner)
  2. Dentistry for the NeedyProvides free dental treatment for Orang Asli and the homeless
  3. Suri InspirasiEmpowers single mothers by providing training in sewing and upcycling denim
  4. Suka SocietyProvides English language training for Orang Asli teachers in villages
  5. Friends of Bukit GasingConserves Bukit Gasing forest through community activities
  6. Masala WheelsEmpowers at-risk youth through food and beverage entrepreneurial initiatives
  7. Efinity Social EnterpriseProvides marginalised communities access to clean drinking water using a self-invented water filter
  8. Cancerfly NetworksProvides employment and business opportunities for cancer survivors
  9. The Tuyang InitiativeWorks with Dayak communities in Sarawak to promote cultural-heritage
  10. Sia Siew ChinEmpowers the disabled community to help them live independently
  1. Barefoot MercyBrings light and builds schools in rural Sarawak (Star-Gamuda Inspiration Award Winner)
  2. Kon Onn SeinSet up an organic farm to generate income for the Orang Asli
  3. Tan Yee Mei (Jazz)Founder of YouthsToday.com, an online engagement platform for youth
  4. Kuan Chee HengThe “10 sen man” who helps the poor through various initiatives
  5. Sashitharaan A/L MaraighanasambanthanProvides free shuttle service to senior citizens
  6. Isak NgauOrganises skills training for blind masseurs
  7. Ghanasuntharavalli SathasivamRetired nurse providing free foot care services to diabetic patients
  8. SWEPA Barefoot Solar ProjectEmpowers illiterate grandmothers from remote Sabah through solar training programmes
  9. Anja Juliah Abu BakarProvides menstrual hygiene education and washable sanitary pads to Orang Asli girls
  10. Oon Thoo Seen – Saved an injured woman from her mangled car before it went up in flames
  1. Dr Rusaslina Binti IdrusSet up ‘Kedai Jalanan’, a pop-up store to clothe the homeless with dignity (Star-Gamuda Inspiration Award Winner)
  2. Tan Chin LeongTow truck driver who saves lives on the Penang bridge
  3. Saari Mohd Nor & Low Kock SeongFishermen who rescued survivors from a plane crash
  4. Mohd Yusuf Bin RohaniCares for a friend who is a double amputee
  5. Rishiwant Singh RandhawaAn active humanitarian who helps those in need
  6. Khairuddin Bin Abd AzizRockstar who combats drug abuse through music
  7. Jerryson Abraham Gnanaraj Doss & Edna Sung BurongohFounded the ‘Viva Starfish Project’ for recruitment of the homeless
  8. Shalini Yeap May Hwa & Alfred Samuel A/L MariyarasFounders of Teddy Mobile Clinic to provide medical checkups for the homeless
  9. Kong Lan LeeWorks with special needs children
  10. Marie Christine Robert – Donated part of her liver to her teacher
  1. Shirin Aziha ShahidanHelped and cared for an elderly man with elephantiasis
  2. Mount Kinabalu Guides AssociationRescued stranded climbers during the Sabah earthquake
  3. R. RajagopalGave up a room in his house for a homeless friend for more than ten years
  4. Shirley Lee, Farhana Mohd Fadzli, Wee Tai May & Wong Hui YuTeenagers who helped a woman deliver her baby outside a shopping mall
  5. Abdul Muhsi RamlanSaved the life of a road accident victim
  6. Dr S. MadhusudhanProvides free medical services to the urban poor
  7. Alina Amir, David Chak, Felicia Yoon & Daniel RusselFounded Arus Academy to teach coding and programming to teenagers
  8. Siti Zabedah KasimLawyer and activist who champions Orang Asli rights
  9. Mastura M. RashidHelps alleviate poverty through her ‘Nasi Lemak Project’ initiative
  10. Ahamad Emran, Fadly Daud, Hafiz Kamal, Hayati Ismail, Sarah Lee, Syarifah Athirah Al Tirmidhi & Syed Azmi AlhabshiOffer free items to the needy through their ‘Freemarket’ initiative