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.
With only a few more sleeps until the big day we have been feeling very Christmassy at our hospices, celebrating all things festive!
There was scores of fun at our Hampton hospice Shooting Star House last week, as some of the team from Fulham FC dropped by to visit the children and families.
The festive feels were out in force last week as supported families came together at Hampton Court Palace ice rink for a spin on the ice.
For most people the perfect start to their birthday would be a nice lie in, perhaps even breakfast in bed, however Jenny Foster, who will be turning 40 this Saturday, has decided she wants to spend her birthday taking on the epic open water challenge Swim Serpentine in aid of Shooting Star Children’s Hospices, who support her daughter Gwen.
We welcomed over 250 family members to Christopher’s for our Family Fun Day on Sunday 1 September. The annual event, held at our Guildford hospice is a chance for families to come together and enjoy a wealth of fun and entertainment with various stalls, special visitors and a delicious BBQ all in a safe and comfortable environment.
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!
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.
Shooting Star House, our Hampton hospice, opened their doors last week to host their Open Day. This was a chance for people in the community to come and discover the work of a children’s hospice and find out more about what Shooting Star Children’s Hospices do. We hold Open Days at both hospices every year, …
Shooting Star Children’s Hospices welcomed some wonderful international visitors at the beginning of the month – all the way from Singapore!