HRH The Countess of Wessex

The Countess officially opened our Guildford hospice, Christopher's, in 2002 and continues to support Shooting Star Children’s Hospices with regular visits to both hospices and hosting major fundraising events.

Simon Cowell

Appointed Vice President of Shooting Star Children’s Hospices in 2015, Simon has been supporting the charity since 2003. He makes regular visits to both hospices and enjoys meeting the children.

Tony Hadley

Tony Hadley is Vice President of Shooting Star Children’s Hospices. He and his bands have performed at some of our charity's most high-profile events, including a performance at Buckingham Palace.

Dame Joan Collins DBE

International superstar Dame Joan Collins has hosted many glittering events for us, including Christmas at The Dorchester. She also appeared on Deal or No Deal, winning £15,000 for the charity.

Tim Oliver

Tim has donated a significant amount of his time to the charity over the years. He was a member of the Board of Trustees from 2004 to 2014, including Chair of Trustees of The Shooting Star Children’s Hospice.

Michael and Sarah More-Molyneux

Vice President Michael More-Molyneux has been involved in the charity since the beginning. The family generously donated the land for Christopher’s hospice, named in memory of their son.

Julia Lever MBE

Julia Lever founded CHASE in 1991. After reading about and visiting a hospice in Birmingham., Julia was determined to start similar hospice in the South East.

Kate Turner MBE

Kate founded The Shooting Star Trust in 1995 overseeing the build of Shooting Star House Children’s Hospice, which opened in August 2005. She was awarded an MBE in 2007.

Michael Ball OBE

Michael Ball OBE has brought the world of music and stage to the charity with three star-studded concerts, raising money for vital transportation at both hospices to help children and teenagers enjoy days out.

Samantha Bond

Samantha Bond has appeared on Who Wants To Be A Millionaire for Shooting Star Children’s Hospices, alongside designer gardener Diamuid Gavin. She officially opened our Twickenham Shop.

Sir Vincent Cable

Sir Vince Cable spearheaded a campaign across the Shooting Star Children’s Hospices retail chain to encourage volunteers to give a helping hand, even lending a hand at our Teddington shop himself.

Philip Glenister

Philip Glenister has hosted two celebrity golf events at the prestigious Wentworth Club and represented us in the Celebrity Pro-Am at the 2013 BMW PGA Championship, the flagship European Tour event.

Laurence and Jackie Llewelyn-Bowen

Supporters for many years, in January 2006 Laurence and wife Jackie won £500,000 for us in a special Celebrity Valentine’s Day edition of 'Who Wants to be a Millionaire'.

Theo Paphitis

Theo Paphitis has been a fantastic support through his business chain Ryman and donated gifts from his Red Letter Day collection, for special treats and occasions for the charity, as well as attended high-profile events.

Sir Cliff Richard OBE

Sir Cliff Richard performed the 'Topping Out' ceremony at Shooting Star House in 2004 and gave a performance of his hit 'Summer Holiday' at Shooting Star House children, parents and grandparents.

Phillip Schofield

Phillip Schofield has attended many Shooting Star Children’s Hospices events to meet families supported by the charity, as well as visiting our Guildford hospice.

Lauren Silverman

Lauren has visited the hospices and enjoys welcoming families to our special Afternoon Tea hosted by her partner Simon Cowell, Vice President of Shooting Star Children’s Hospices. 

Chris and Natasha Evans

Chris Evans and wife Natasha often visit the hospice at special family events. Chris also helped with fundraising activities, representing us at the celebrity Pro-Am at the 2013 BMW PGA Championship.