August 26, 2020 4:53 pmPublished by Aimee RoyleComments Off on Nicholas’ storyEight-year-old Nicholas has been supported by Shooting Star Children’s Hospices for three years. In August, during the coronavirus pandemic, Nicholas stayed with us for emergency respite giving him the chance to have some fun whilst his family could feel comfortable in the knowledge that he was in a safe environment, enjoying himself.
August 25, 2020 12:14 pmPublished by Aimee RoyleComments Off on Growing support for Shooting Star Children’s HospicesLast year residents of Sheepfold Road, Guildford started a fun competition that’s gone onto grow and grow as over 50 residents sowed sunflower seeds to see whose would grow the tallest, whilst raising money their local children's hospice charity.
August 3, 2020 1:49 pmPublished by Aimee RoyleComments Off on Day for bereaved families to rememberWhile the pandemic has meant we are currently delivering all our clinical care from Christopher’s and Shooting Star House is closed for now whilst families continue to shield, we have been looking at how we can use Shooting Star House flexibly to provide support. This happened for the first time last week, when we invited bereaved families to a special day of remembrance.
July 31, 2020 1:36 pmPublished by Aimee RoyleComments Off on Vice-President Tony Hadley set to hold exclusive virtual auction fundraiser in support of Shooting Star Children’s HospicesOur Vice-President Tony Hadley is set to host a special virtual fundraiser this August - an event not to be missed!
July 31, 2020 1:34 pmPublished by Aimee RoyleComments Off on Hero Henry walks 60 miles in 2 days to raise money for Shooting Star Children’s Hospices16-year-old Henry Chamberlain has stepped up to the challenge this week of walking 60 miles in just two days to raise much needed funds for Shooting Star Children’s Hospices.
July 23, 2020 8:43 amPublished by Aimee RoyleComments Off on Shooting Star Children’s Hospices welcomes Katherine Theobald, Mark Garraway and Andrew Edge as TrusteesThe Board of Trustees of Shooting Star Children’s Hospices is delighted to welcome Katherine Theobald, Mark Garraway and Andrew Edge as Trustees.
June 26, 2020 1:49 pmPublished by Aimee RoyleLeave your thoughtsThe one thing we can be sure of in these uncertain times is just how unbelievably amazing our supporters are. The help and love expressed by the community around us during such a challenging time, has been nothing short of incredible.
June 22, 2020 11:47 amPublished by Aimee RoyleComments Off on Children’s Hospice Week 2020This week is Children’s Hospice Week – a national week to celebrate and raise awareness of the vital work and lifeline children’s hospices, like Shooting Star Children's Hospices, provide to families across the UK.
June 18, 2020 11:06 amPublished by Aimee RoyleComments Off on Patrick’s storyUp until a few weeks ago, seven-month-old Patrick had spent his entire life on Mountain Ward at Evelina Hospital. Recently he was referred to us for three weeks of step-down care to help his parents make the transition from hospital to caring for him at home.
June 1, 2020 12:30 pmPublished by Aimee RoyleComments Off on Shining a light on our amazing volunteersThe first week of June marks Volunteer’s Week, where those who give their time, dedication and expertise to organisations are celebrated for the amazing work they do. During the pandemic, our volunteers have been invaluable – from supporting us in the hospice, volunteering remotely, or if unable to fulfil their usual volunteer role, by continuing to help raise funds and awareness.