Promoting care excellence worldwide as healthcare professionals visit from Singapore

Shooting Star Children’s Hospices welcomed some wonderful international visitors at the beginning of the month – all the way from Singapore!

Chocolate lasts a moment. Give an Easter gift that lasts a lifetime

Every year at Easter many kind people donate Easter eggs to us, but the majority of the life-limited children we support are unable to eat chocolate. For them another type of Easter gift can help them feel included at this special time of year. Lilly-Anne has an undiagnosed condition where her gut doesn’t work. She…

Supporting young adults with our Siblings’ Days and Youth Groups

Having a brother or sister with a life-limiting condition, or being bereaved, often puts huge mental pressures on siblings. Recently one of our teenage siblings groups had a day out to let off some steam and have some high speed fun Go Karting at Surbiton Raceway.

Bright and exciting makeover for our Hampton hospice

Shooting Star House, our Hampton hospice has welcomed a wonderful refurbishment in the dining and lounge area, all courtesy of workplace design and fit-out specialists Area, part of long-time corporate supporters, Fourfont Group.

Day of learning and insight about children’s hospices

Shooting Star House, our Hampton hospice, welcomed 60 nursing students in their 3rd Year from Kingston and St George’s University of London on 4th February for a day of learning and insight about children’s hospices.

Experience the #MagicOfChristmas with our alternative Christmas advert

10 year old Summer has a life-limiting condition, but doesn’t let that get in the way of her love of singing. Thanks to our Hospice at Home service, she got to experience the #MagicOfChristmas by starring in her very own Christmas performance.

Record numbers shine at the Sunrise Walk

On a fresh and bright Sunday morning, 3rd June, a record number of early birds took part in a walk with a difference to raise vital funds for Shooting Star Chase’s families.

Shooting Star Chase London Marathon team give their heart and sole to raise huge amount!

On Sunday 22 April, 77 Shooting Star Chase runners raised £124,000 and counting after taking to the streets of the capital on the hottest Virgin Money London Marathon on record.

Writer Stephanie Nimmo shares passages from her debut book

A special evening took place last week at Shooting Star Chase’s Fulham Road shop to host an intimate reading by blogger and bereaved mum, Stephanie Nimmo’s who read excerpts of her first book Was This In The Plan?

Supported teens lark around for the weekend

Thirteen Shooting Star Chase teens from the charity’s youth groups made the annual trip to Woodlarks  last month – where they spent a survival-themed weekend at the Farnham-based residential activity centre for people with disabilities.