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.
May 11, 2020 4:15 pmPublished by Aimee RoyleComments Off on Madeleine’s story20-year-old Madeleine has Aicardi Syndrome and has been supported by Shooting Star Children's Hospices since she was 3 years old. Madeleine's mum Katherine explains how we have been able to support the family during the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 7, 2020 5:39 pmPublished by Aimee RoyleLeave your thoughtsSupport us, albeit virtually, by taking part in our Virtual Sunrise Walk over the months of May and June to support babies, children and young people with life-limiting conditions, and their families across Surrey and London.
April 27, 2020 6:37 pmPublished by Aimee RoyleLeave your thoughtsWe asked you to join us in the 2.6 Challenge and #TeamShootingStar hopped, skipped, jumped, walked and ran (to name a few things!) to it - raising thousands of pounds to help support Shooting Star Children’s Hospices.
April 23, 2020 12:33 pmPublished by Aimee RoyleLeave your thoughtsSunday 26th April should've been the day we took to the streets with thousands of others to cheer on our incredible #TeamShootingStar runners at the London Marathon. So to mark what would have been the London Marathon, one of our single biggest fundraisers, we're asking you to join the nation and take on the 2.6 Challenge!
April 22, 2020 10:29 amPublished by Aimee RoyleLeave your thoughtsWe're going virtual to ensure we can still support children with life-limiting conditions, and their families, in every way we can during this uncertain time.
March 24, 2020 6:29 pmPublished by Aimee RoyleLeave your thoughtsWe are a lifeline to so many families, but right now we’re facing the unthinkable – a world where our service no longer exists. Please donate, if you can, to our coronavirus emergency appeal.