The Discover A Star Foundation was established in 1995 to support local organizations and projects that empower individuals and families to lead more productive and fulfilling lives with a focus on addressing issues surrounding poverty, homelessness and children facing critical illness. Organizations chosen are aligned with our company's emphasis on employee engagement and volunteerism as well as overall impact in Greater Los Angeles. Since its inception, the Foundation has raised over $9.5 million and has provided financial assistance to over 65 non-profit organizations.

The Foundation is funded annually through fundraisers including the Universal Studios Charity Golf Classic, Discover A Scare and individual contributions.

2018 Grant Recipients include Covenant House, Bright Horizon's Foundation, Downtown Women's Center, Homeboy Industries, MEND, Operation School Bell, PATH, Providence St. Joseph Foundation, School on Wheels, Valley Family Center.