Supporter Mandy is rising to the challenge in memory of Jess

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.

Bright and exciting makeover for our Hampton hospice

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.

Rick Astley performs for supported families at Shooting Star House

Ahead of his UK tour with Take That, Rick Astley made a very special appearance on Tuesday 12 February, to perform for supported families at our Hampton hospice, Shooting Star House. 

Day of learning and insight about children’s hospices

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.

Moving hospice visit for our London Marathon 2019 runners

On a cold and bright Sunday morning 10 of our runners from our 2019 London Marathon team paid a visit to our Hampton hospice, Shooting Star House.

Successful Open Day at Shooting Star House

Following the success of the Open Day at Christopher’s back in July, it was the turn of Shooting Star House, our hospice in Hampton to host their Open Day, welcoming people to come and discover the work of a children’s hospice.

Family Fun Day

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. 

Heathrow heroes visit Shooting Star House

This year an amazing team of 70 brave individuals from Heathrow Terminal 4 took on the epic challenge of climbing Mount Snowdon to raise money for Shooting Star Chase, after one of their colleagues was supported by our Hampton hospice, Shooting Star House.

A special day of luxury and laughter for supported families

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.

Record numbers shine at the Sunrise Walk

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.