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.
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.