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Month: December 2021

Christmas Draw 2021 Results

Congratulations to the £2,000 winning ticket number 42780 from Farnham

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Alan and Deb’s Story

“Alan and I were in the Army”, says Deb. “We met in the Sergeants’ mess and clicked immediately. I left when I was 30, but Alan stayed on. We married and had three children. When he

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Hadi’s story – supported by Shooting Star Children’s Hospices

Five-year-old Hadi has Spinal Muscular Atrophy type one, the severest form of a rare genetic condition that causes muscle weakness. “His life expectancy at first was no more than six months, but

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Virtual Balloons Help Hospice Care this Christmas

Phyllis Tuckwell’s virtual balloon race is back, so buy your balloon now, create your design, and be in with the chance of winning £500 or an Apple iPad! This eco-friendly balloon race is

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Gwen respite stay

Gwen recently had a respite stay at Shooting Star Children's Hospices. She planned to swim every day in the hydrotherapy pool, plus a trip to the park. The care team helped her make

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Phyllis Tuckwell Lights Up To Remember Loved Ones This Christmas

Over 350 people attended Phyllis Tuckwell’s annual Light up a Life service this year, gathering together to remember loved ones who have died and reflect on fond memories of special times they

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Shonagh’s Story – Supported by Phyllis Tuckwell 

Shonagh, 42, who is married to Andy and has a 14 year old daughter, was first diagnosed with cancer in 2008. “It was primary breast cancer,” she says. “I had all the treatment that was

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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

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