Where they will land, nobody knows ... for heaven and earthbound stars ...
destination unknown.


Donation Info Contact Us

Welcome to our website!

Providing Emergency Care Bags to families of children
who are transported to a hospital away from their hometown.

Shooting Stars is a non-profit organization whose mission is to enhance awareness of emergency pediatric health care and provide hospitals with emergency-care bags for families of children, newborn to 21-years-old.

Shooting Stars was formed by caring adults who have experienced, or in some way been affected by, pediatric emergencies. Many of us have heard the medical helicopter fly over or the sound of an ambulance rushing by. It is with hope that the emergency-care bags will offer some sense of relief when the family reaches the hospital and realizes they have brought nothing from home.

Emergency Care Bags

In an emergency, people often leave home with nothing. The bags allow families to follow an ambulance or helicopter without having to stop at home first. It is the goal of Shooting Stars to expand this service to every hospital willing to accept our mission. These emergency bags may include:

Calling Cards
Pens and Paper
Bottled Water
Toothbrushes and Toothpaste

Books Wanted!

We are looking for
new or gently used books
for newborns to 21-year-olds.
Please call for more
information or to arrange
a drop-off.


What's New

Shooting Stars 5K Run/Walk

Saturday, July 29, 2017
Registration begins at 7:00am
5K Run/2 Mile Walk at 8:00am
Children's Fun Race at 9:00am
Family Fun: 8:00am - 10:00am

2017 Race Brochure - click here
Register Online for the race - click here


In The News

Grant-A-Wish Program Gives Back CUMBERLAND/BARRON/RICE LAKE, Wisconsin - Each year Cumberland Shooting Stars sends a Grant-A-Wish letter to all hospitals that currently carry the Shooting Stars emergency care bags. The hospitals are asked to present three wishes for pediatric items needed at their location to make a hospital or emergency stay pleasant for children.
Examples of the wishes are pediatric pajamas, portable DVD players, cameras, children's play tables, books, movies and games. Equipment wishes have been a pediatric doppler, pediatric scales and a child wheelchair. Cumberland Shooting Stars granted wishes to all hospitals and facilities who applied for the grant. There were 34 wishes granted within Minnesota and Wisconsin. The Cumberland Memorial Hospital was granted all three of their wishes which included a flat screen TV, a pediatric wheelchair and children's movies. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Home Page | North Memorial Care | We Need You | Contact Us

Copyright ©   Cumberland Shooting Stars. All Rights Reserved

Website Powered & Hosted by DyeNet Enterprises


  • Donations can be sent to: Cumberland Shooting Stars
    PO BOX 392
    Cumberland, WI 54829
  •    Contact Us:      Phone: 715-822-3577
         Email: click here