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Shooting Star Children's Hospices

We’re a leading children’s hospice charity caring for babies, children and young people with life-limiting conditions, and their families. We support families across Surrey and London from diagnosis to end of life and throughout bereavement with a range of nursing, practical, emotional and medical care.

It costs £8.8 million a year to maintain our current level of care and just 11% of that income comes from central government funding, so we rely on our supporters’ generosity to keep the service running.

How we help

Supporting life-limited children and their families

Our specially trained nurses and care staff support life-limited children with complex medical needs, while our family support team provide holistic care for the whole family.

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Visit our support hub

View a breakdown of all the services we offer supported families, and how to access them.

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How you can get involved

Volunteer

Join our fantastic team of volunteers who support our hospices, support teams, shops and events.

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Fundraise

Bake a cake, take on a sporty challenge or do something else brilliantly barmy to raise money.

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It costs £8.8 million a year to keep our hospices open and we have to raise £8 million of this through donations, meaning we rely on our supporters’ generosity to keep the service running.

 

Events

London Winter Walk

Starting from the Oval Cricket Ground, this is a great event to walk off the Christmas celebrations, and to kick start your New Year fitness regime!

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TCS London Marathon 2022

Be part of something amazing and join us to take on the iconic London Marathon.

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