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How you can help

We rely on the generosity of supporters like you to keep our work going. There are lots of ways you can get involved – whether that's by donating, taking on an event, buying something pre-loved from one of our shops or volunteering – and our friendly team are always on hand to help.

Ways to support us


From hosting a cake sale to joining a friends group, fundraising at school or holding a golf day – we rely on dedicated people like you to ensure we can provide vital support to families.


Our dedicated volunteers each play an integral role in the running of Shooting Star Children’s Hospices. We’re always looking for new people to join our team and just a few hours will make a huge difference.


Support us by shopping at one of our local stores, online, or through third party sites or in browser plug-ins. Or show your support with our range of branded items.

Collection cans

Wondering if you can get one  of our official collection tins at your event – yes you can!  We’ll even collect and count it for you and provide you with a certificate to say thank you and show how much you raised.

Our fundraising in numbers


The amount it costs each year to run our services.


Of every pound raised goes to caring and supporting children with life-limiting conditions, and their families.


The amount we need to raise from fundraising for every £1 we get from the government.

Other ways to give

However large or small, there are lots of ways you can choose to support Shooting Star Children’s Hospices, from celebrating your birthday with us to choosing to leave a gift in your will.