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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
At Shooting Star Chase, care does not stop after a child has died. Our bereavement support remains a fundamental and valued part of our service, and we continue to offer practical and emotional support for the family for as long as they need.
Shooting Star Chase is opening a brand new shop in Chiswick – enabling local residents to help support the sick children and their families who live in the heart of the community.