Introducing our virtual hospice

We’re going virtual to ensure we can still support children with life-limiting conditions, and their families, in every way we can during this uncertain time.

HRH The Countess of Wessex takes part in Valentine’s themed biscuit on special visit

Her Royal Highness The Countess of Wessex enjoyed decorating heart-shaped biscuits for Valentine’s Day with children and families supported by Shooting Star Children’s Hospices on Wednesday 12th February.

Educating the next generation about children’s hospices

Our Hampton hospice, Shooting Star House played host to 29 nursing students from Kingston and St George’s University London on Monday, for a day of insight and understanding about children’s hospices, and the work they do.

Lifelites donate specialist sensory technology for supported children to enjoy

Shooting Star Children’s Hospices have received a donation of superb specialist sensory technology from children’s charity Lifelites, for supported children to enjoy. 

Wonderful Christmas time at our hospices

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.

“Shooting Star Children’s Hospices gave us one last Christmas together.”

Axel was just 9 months old when he was diagnosed with a brain tumour. Help families, like Axel’s, facing the unimaginable this Christmas.

Tackling biscuit baking, sensory crafts and having a sing along when the Akuma Beavers rugby team visited Christopher’s

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.

Festival fun at our very own StarFest

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!

Sublime sensory seaside fun at our Beach Activity Day

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!

Colourful celebrations at Siblings’ Day

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.