A weekend of larks and laughter

What do you get if you cross teenagers, tents and lots of creepy crawlies? “Woodlarks Get Me Out of Here!’ of course! On 5th of July, thirteen teenagers supported by Shooting Star Children’s Hospices from both Christopher’s and Shooting Star House, came together with some of our fantastic care team to enjoy a special weekend in the great outdoors at the amazing Woodlarks.

Walk this Wey!

It was a matter of walk this Wey as 16 friends came together to walk 16 miles along the Wey Navigation to raise money for Shooting Star Children’s Hospices. 

Special briefing held at House of Commons

A special briefing held last night, Wednesday 3 July, at the House of Commons, heard how a lack of government funding is forcing us to cut vital respite care to half of the families currently supported by Shooting Star Children’s Hospices.

Sunrise success at our first ever Guildford Sunrise Walk

On a bright and thankfully cooler Sunday morning, 30th June, hundreds of early birds took part in our first ever Guildford Sunrise Walk to raise vital funds for families supported by Shooting Star Children’s Hospices – raising £37,000 and counting.

Lovely Legacy Afternoon Tea at Christopher’s

Christopher’s, our Guildford hospice, opened its doors on bright Thursday afternoon this week to welcome guests to our Legacy Afternoon Tea Event.

Three cheers for Kier!

There was a flurry of excitement, bargains, sweet treats and stellar selling taking place last week as three of our Shooting Star Children’s Hospices shops were taken over by corporate supporter, Kier in the Apprentice Shop Challenge.

We need you now more than ever

This #ChildrensHospiceWeek, our Chief Executive Nigel Harding has been highlighting how a funding gap has led to Shooting Star Children’s Hospices having to change its respite provision.

Celebrating our amazing volunteers over Volunteers’ Week

The first week of June marks Volunteers’ Week where the amazing individuals who give their time, expertise and skills for organisations across the country are celebrated for the wonderful work they do.

Wonderful Open Day at our Hampton hospice

Shooting Star House, our Hampton hospice, opened their doors last week to host their Open Day. This was a chance for people in the community to come and discover the work of a children’s hospice and find out more about what Shooting Star Children’s Hospices do. We hold Open Days at both hospices every year, …