Supported mum Jenny is set to make a splash on her 40th birthday for Shooting Star Children’s Hospices

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.

Family Fun Day

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.

Festival fun at our very own StarFest

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!

Colourful celebrations at Siblings’ Day

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.

Wonderful Open Day at our Hampton hospice

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, …

Promoting care excellence worldwide as healthcare professionals visit from Singapore

Shooting Star Children’s Hospices welcomed some wonderful international visitors at the beginning of the month – all the way from Singapore!

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.