London Marathon team make every step count to raise huge amount

On Sunday 28 April, 68 amazing #TeamShootingStar runners raised £170,000 and counting for Shooting Star Children’s Hospices after taking to the streets of the capital for the 39th Virgin Money London Marathon.

Hands down an A.C.E visit to Christopher’s for our marathon runner Anthony

There is only a few days left until this year’s London Marathon, and our team of fabulous #ShootingStar runners are doing their last minute prep before the big day. One of our amazing runners, Anthony Davies, had some rather particular last minute preparations to do – so paid a visit to Christopher’s in need of some finishing touches to his intergalactic costume!

Nominate us in the Movement for Good Awards

The amazing people at Ecclesiastical Insurance have launched a campaign – Movement for Good Awards. This campaign support charities across the country by giving people the opportunity to nominate their chosen charity to be in with a chance of receiving £1000.

Roxanne raises over £100 with her homemade cards

10-year-old Roxanne has been getting creative whilst raising lots of money for Shooting Star Children’s Hospices by making and selling a huge array of homemade cards! 

Award-winning supporters!

Shooting Star Children’s Hospices is very lucky to have such dedicated and amazing supporters and volunteers, and last Tuesday, two of our stalwart supporters, Jane and Dave Nash received a very special award acknowledging their support to the community.

Chocolate lasts a moment. Give an Easter gift that lasts a lifetime

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…

Our Vice President Dame Joan Collins officially opens our latest shop in Cobham

Joined by staff, volunteers and supporters of the charity, Dame Joan Collins showed them first hand some of the beautiful items she had kindly donated – from designer hats to shoes, dresses and tops.

Great fun at a Great British Quiz in memory of Rory

The ‘Celebrating Rory’ team kicked off their 2019 fundraising in style as they put their brain matter to the test with a Great British Quiz in memory of Rory, who was cared for by Shooting Star Children’s Hospices.

London Landmark Legends

The Spring sunshine shone down on our capital city and our triumphant team of runners as they took on the London Landmarks Half Marathon on Sunday 24th March.

Stadium success as first challenge of its kind in the country raises thousands

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.