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What will you do in 2022?

If this is your year to volunteer, we have a huge range of opportunities to help out. Whether it's in our hospices, shops or at events, there's a perfect role for you. Read more
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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 8% 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

Our specially trained nurses and care staff support life-limited children with complex medical needs at our two hospices and in their own homes.

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Supporting the whole family

We care for the whole family, offering short breaks, therapies, days out, bereavement support and more to parents, siblings and grandparents.

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How you can get involved


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

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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.



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