Lots of ways to support us this festive season

Despite 2020 creating many difficulties for us all, it certainly hasn’t dampened our super supporters spirit – and at this time of year they’re feeling festive with lots of amazing ways you can shop, entertain and challenge yourselves whilst supporting your local children’s hospice charity.

“Christmas this year will be different for everyone, for us Christmas will never be the same again.”

This Christmas, we’re asking you to help give families facing the unimaginable the chance to say goodbye. Families like Ted’s.

Sensory crafts for a special day

Three-year-old Mya has been staying at the hospice for a respite stay. During which she’s been getting creative and enjoying some super sensory fun with our care team.

Nominate us to receive £1000 with 12 Days of Giving

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.

Fireworks night excitement

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!

Fabulous Race for Grace team take on the Beachy Head Marathon

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.

Super cyclists take on the first Surrey Hills Epic

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. 

Virtual London Marathon Legends

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!

Spooktacular Halloween hospice fun

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.

Generous grandad John swaps dream motorbike for donation in memory of grandson Jacob

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.