On Friday 24th May, Vice President of Shooting Star Children’s Hospices, Simon Cowell and Patron Lauren Silverman joined families supported by the charity for afternoon tea at the Royal Lancaster Hotel in London.
It was a day of smiles and sunshine at Christopher’s as supported children and their families welcomed lots of furry friends and enjoyed some fun activities and entertainment at our Easter Party.
Supporters of Shooting Star Children’s Hospices quite literally rose to the ultimate challenge on Saturday 23rd March, taking on the iconic Twickenham Stadium and its thousands of steps to raise vital funds for the families we support.
In just a few days’ time, Mandy Cullen is taking on the ultimate stair climbing event, the Stadium Challenge, in memory of family friend Jess, who received end-of-life care and support from Shooting Star Children’s Hospices.
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.
The brightest event of the year returns! Now in its seventh year, the Sunrise Walk is your moment to shine. This June gather your friends and family together to help raise money to support babies, children and young people with life-limiting conditions, and their families.
Earlier this year, Claire Collins and six of her close friends climbed Mount Snowdon – they took on the highest mountain in Wales in memory of Claire’s daughter, Annie.
Over 300 supported family members came to Christopher’s for a fun day of celebration at the end of the summer. Held annually at our Guildford hospice, the event is a chance for families to come together and enjoy various stalls, meet wonderful visitors (from feathered friends to a real life mermaid!) and relax in a safe, comfortable environment.
The Rolls Royce Enthusiasts Club Surrey Section, and walled garden, The Medicine Garden in Cobham, treated 28 families to a special day out with luxury cars, fun entertainment and a delicious barbecue, all set to beautiful surroundings.
Children and families could ‘bearly’ contain their excitement last week as a very special Teddy Bear’s Picnic took place at Christopher’s.