What is the Flying Star Fund?

The Flying Star Fund, established in 1996 by Astellas’ employee volunteers is a Matching Gift program which matches employee donations made throughout the year. Through the Flying Star Fund, Astellas provides donations of wheelchair-accessible vans to welfare facilities and nonprofit organizations for children with intractable diseases.

Wheelchair-accessible van donation

Number of donated vansTotal number of donated vans since 1997

Donations to NPO for children with intractable diseases.

Name of supported organizationAmount (yen)
Shine On! Kids200,000
Magokoro Organization for Childhood Cancer(MOCC)200,000
Japan Committee, Vaccines for the World’s Children200,000
Chance for Children, Inc.200,000
Japan CliniClowns Association200,000