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 vans||Total number of donated vans since 1997|
Donations to NPO for children with intractable diseases.
|Name of supported organization||Amount (yen)|
|Japan CliniClowns Association||240,000|
|Shine On! Kids||370,000|
|Hospital Art Lab||130,000|
|Smiling Hospital Japan||260,000|