Huge motorsport fan John, who won his dream £3,000 motorbike in an online prize draw has swapped it for the cash equivalent and donated half the money to Shooting Star Children’s Hospices who cared for his beloved step-grandson Jacob.
On Saturday 26th September, nine intrepid supporters took on the Chilterns Challenge, a 50km walk through the stunning Chilterns countryside in aid of Shooting Star Children’s Hospices.
As the Covid-19 pandemic took hold this year, insurance company, Lloyds of London asked employees across the world to nominate charities that were close to their heart and would benefit from financial support during this challenging time.
Patron Michael Ball is asking viewers to donate to Shooting Star Children’s Hospices and enjoy his much loved show ‘Past & Present’ live from the Royal Albert Hall, which will be available to watch from this Friday (2nd October) at 7pm.
Team Coville, a super family of fundraisers, decided to take on not just one, but a whole array of unique and tough challenges this summer to raise money for Shooting Star Children’s Hospices.
Last 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.
While 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.
Our Vice-President Tony Hadley is set to host a special virtual fundraiser this August – an event not to be missed!
16-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.