THE STARS 2024 LOTTERY IS NOW CLOSED.

THANK YOU FOR HELPING FIGHT FOR THE LIVES OF ALBERTANS.

YOUR SUPPORT MAKES CRITICAL CARE, ANYWHERE POSSIBLE.

WHY EVERY TICKET MATTERS.

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When life is upended in an unforeseen, unforgiving moment, STARS answers the call. We do everything we can to turn around the worst day in someone’s life.

In 2024, STARS LOTTERY also answers the call. Our lottery will go above and beyond so our expert crews can deliver trusted, leading-edge care that saves the lives of more Albertans in need. No matter who they are. No matter where they are.

When the unexpected happens, we’re there. Using any transportation and tools necessary to reach our patients and deliver the care that can save their lives.

ONE YEAR IN NUMBERS

EVERY TICKET YOU PURCHASE BUYS TIME IN A PATIENT'S FIGHT FOR LIFE.

STARS flew more than 1,600 missions in Alberta last year alone. Every call involves patients in critical need of our vital service, facing emergencies where care and transport by STARS crews is their best chance at survival. But we can’t do it without you. 

EMERGENCY REQUESTS HANDLED

36,390

APPROXIMATE ANNUAL COST TO OPERATE A BASE

$10,000,000

MISSIONS IN ALBERTA LAST YEAR

1,650

DAILY AVERAGE MISSIONS

9

MISSIONS SINCE 1985

55,000

ABOVE INFORMATION (EXCEPT, "MISSIONS TO DATE SINCE 19B5" AND "MISSIONS IN ALBERTA LAST YEAR") REFLECTS YEARLY STATISTICS IN WESTERN CANADA.

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"THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING STARS AND PEOPLE LIKE ME."

Carla Minogue, STARS Very Important Patient

Carla Minogue was working for a road crew repairing a section of the Trans-Canada highway when the unexpected happened.

“A car came out of the lane that was still open and hit me from behind,” said Carla. “It then rear-ended the truck that was parked in front of me. I was somewhere in the mess of vehicles.”

As her work crew members rushed to remove her from the wreckage, someone called 911 for help, and STARS was dispatched by the Emergency Link Centre soon thereafter.

Carla’s condition was life-threatening, with extensive injuries throughout her body, including breaking two areas of her back.

The red helicopter landed on the highway, and the STARS crew provided crucial, smooth transit and essential critical care enroute to a major hospital, preventing further complications.

Despite her successful recovery, Carla continues to deal with the lingering effects of her injuries. However, she is thankful for the impact STARS has had on her life. 

“I’m very grateful to STARS for taking such good care of me to keep me walking.”

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