Hats off to Andy, Jason & Justin who completed an epic challenge to support Shooting Star Children's Hospices. The trio of three men (without a boat) set of on a challenge worthy of Jerome K Jerome as they navigated the 180 miles of the Thames Path in just 9 days. raising over £8,000 so far.
Following the triumphant team of walkers who took on the Sunrise Walk Snowdon earlier this month, it was the turn of some of our super Corporate supporters to climb to the top of Mount Snowdon to raise money for their local children's hospice charity.
As the Ryder Cup takes place this weekend, it was just last Friday when the iconic prize trophy was spending a lovely afternoon at West Byfleet Golf Club, as part of a special charity day in aid of Shooting Star Children’s Hospices.
Running a marathon is as much of a challenge mentally as it is physically, and for the amazing team of runners set to complete this year’s London Marathon in aid of Shooting Star Children’s Hospices, the build-up has been all the more difficult due to the pressures and changes the pandemic has brought.
Five-year-old Hadi has Spinal Muscular Atrophy type one, the severest form of a rare genetic condition that causes muscle weakness. "His life expectancy at first was no more than six months, but against all odds he's reached the age of five," said mum Sanaa.
Karen and Scott were told their middle child wouldn't live past his fifth birthday. Now, with Jake aged 16, mum Karen explains how invaluable the support from Shooting Star Children's Hospices has been to her whole family - particularly over the last 16 months.
The pandemic and lockdown presented many challenges for the families we care for, but the support from Shooting Star Children’s Hospices to Finn and parents Niamh and Toby, was all the more important when mum Niamh was diagnosed with cancer.