As we reach the end of the traditional 12 days of Christmas – what a wonderful Christmas time it has been at our two hospices, Christopher’s in Guildford and Shooting Star House in Hampton.
Axel was just 9 months old when he was diagnosed with a brain tumour. Help families, like Axel’s, facing the unimaginable this Christmas.
To celebrate the Rugby World Cup, super supporters the Akuma Beavers rugby team paid a visit to our Guildford hospice, Christopher’s to spend some time with some of the children and families supported by Shooting Star Children’s Hospices.
Forget Reading and Leeds – StarFest was the only place to be last weekend, as families came together at Shooting Star House to enjoy some live music, games and plenty of treats!
Thanks to a very special birthday girl Lilah, Christopher’s was transformed into a fintastic seaside at a beach themed activity day! The activity day was all possible because of donations from 7 year old Lilah who wanted to make children happy on her birthday!
A day of laughter, celebration, expression and fun was had this July as we held our celebratory birthday party siblings’ day at our Hampton hospice, Shooting Star House. The annual party is held to to say Happy Birthday to Shooting Star House and commend the siblings on completing their school year.
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.
Shooting Star Children’s Hospices welcomed some wonderful international visitors at the beginning of the month – all the way from Singapore!
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…
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.