We need your help to become a lucky recipient of 12 Days of Giving – a campaign run by the amazing people at Ecclesiastical Insurance. The 12 Days of Giving is designed to provide vital funding by donating £1000 to 120 charities over 12 days in the run up to Christmas.
We made sure the 5th of November was a night to remember for the children currently staying at our hospice with lots of firework and autumnal fun!
An amazing team of fifty family, friends and teachers from across Surrey, Sussex and Ireland came together this October to take on the Beachy Head Marathon in memory of five-year-old Grace.
Saturday 10th October marked what is hoped to be the first of an annual Surrey Hills Epic off-road bike ride. As the sun rose at 6.30am, 12 riders gathered at Newlands Corner to begin the 80 mile ride which included 8,300ft of climbing all in aid of Shooting Star Children’s Hospices.
The affects of the COVID-19 pandemic have been far reaching – in particular halting all mass participation events like the Virgin Money London Marathon this year. However this didn’t stop 34 superstar runners who took on the Virtual London Marathon at the beginning of October in aid of Shooting Star Children’s Hospices – raising a phenomenal £131,000!
Some supported children who have been at the hospice for respite care have been getting into the Halloween spirit recently with some fab-boo-lously fun and sensory activities.
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.