Over two decades of supporting families

This is part of our Summer edition of Shine magazine We’re marking the 20th anniversary of when our Guildford hospice, Christopher’s, first opened its doors, looking back at some of our key moments that have shaped the charity.

Our Hampton hospice delivering for families

This is part of our Summer edition of Shine magazineLiving with a baby, child or young person with a life-limiting condition is extremely demanding. Our Hampton hospice is dedicated to offering a comprehensive range of therapies and specialist clinics for the whole family.

Sensory music fun for supported families

We may be in the shortest month of the year, but one thing’s for sure there is no shortage of fun being had at our Outreach, Therapies and Family Support Centre, Shooting Star House, with our new open music therapy group.

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas

Thanks to some wonderful supporters and some excellent decorating skills from our hospice-based teams, both Christopher’s and Shooting Star House are looking suitably festive for families and staff to enjoy.

Children’s Grief Awareness Week

Losing a brother or sister is a hard thing for a child to process. Grief is very individual, and every bereaved parent, brother and sister will experience a range of thoughts and feelings at different times. That’s why we offer many different opportunities for support for up to three years after a child dies. One…

Dominic Raab MP completes a charity skydive for Shooting Star Children’s Hospices

On Friday 22 October, Rt Hon Dominic Raab MP took on a skydive, jumping from 15,000 feet to raise money for Shooting Star Children’s Hospices.

Walkers shone bright as Guildford Sunrise Walk returned!

On a bright and fresh Sunday morning, 17 October, hundreds of early birds took part in the Guildford Sunrise Walk to raise vital funds for families supported by Shooting Star Children’s Hospices – raising £33,000 and counting.

What a wonderful waddle it was!

Hats off to Andy, Jason & Justin who completed an epic challenge to support Shooting Star Children’s Hospices. The trio of three men (without a boat) set of on a challenge worthy of Jerome K Jerome as they navigated the 180 miles of the Thames Path in just 9 days. raising over £8,000 so far.

Shooting Star House has reopened as our Outreach, Therapy and Family Support Centre

This summer, we’re thrilled that our Hampton hospice, Shooting Star House, has reopened as our Outreach, Therapy and Family Support Centre.

Special Sunset Walk for our Executive Vice-President Karen Sugarman MBE

On the evening of Wednesday 23 June, during Children’s Hospice Week, Shooting Star Children’s Hospices Executive Vice-President Karen Sugarman MBE, was joined by close friends and fellow Vice-President Simon Cowell and Patron Lauren Silverman for a special Sunset Walk to raise money to support babies, children and young people with life-limiting conditions, and their families across London and Surrey.