The Starlite Foundation is an international charity platform which aims to improve the education, health and living conditions of families and children in need. It supports several organizations and causes led by personalities whose determination, dedication and personal involvement are an inspiration for many of us. They use their fame, influence and power over the media to actively help, raising their voices for those in need who are not heard. These stars are a light that guides many of us to follow their example to change thousands of lives and make this world a better place.
The Starlite Gala began in 2010 with the aim of raising funds for different projects and foundations—Lágrimas y Favores y Niños en alegría specially for the hosts, Antonio Banderas and Sandra García-Sanjuan. From its first edition, the Starlite Gala has been supported by recognized national and international personalities. It has also awarded the philanthropic causes of personalities such us Carlos Slim, Valeria Mazza, Enrique Ponce, Mia Farrow, Daryl Hannah, Laura Pausini, Eugenia Martínez de Irujo, Cayetano Rivera, Deepak Chopra, Alejandro Sanz y Miguel Bosé among others.
€2,635,862 collected, 10 Galas— 9 Galas in Marbella and 1 Gala in México — 120,000+ families helped, and 25,000+ children enrolled in school systems.