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Month: April 2023

£1000 winner from Fleet

We spoke to a lovely winner from Fleet recently, he shared with us that his mother-in-law needed care for 10 years and his father-in-law needed hospice care for 6 months. He supports the hospices

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Chinese Wedding Tea Ceremony

Phyllis Tuckwell were delighted to help one of their patients, Sua, and her family organise a traditional Chinese wedding tea ceremony, to celebrate the engagement of Sua and Tim’s daughter

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Ellie’s Cow – Art from the heart

The cow that stands in Christopher’s garden was originally part of the Surrey Cow Parade in 2016 before being donated to the hospice. Years of being outdoors had faded the original designs, so

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Making precious memories

Phyllis Tuckwell were delighted to help one of their IPU patients, John, and his wife Tina celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary this week! The happy couple enjoyed lunch and a glass or

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Sibling social at ‘Rugged Earth Adventures’

20 siblings attended the wonderful and wild ‘Rugged Earth Adventures’ sibling social day, and it was a great success. Rugged Earth Adventure centre, is in a beautiful meadow for kids to come

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Pam B’s Story

“I was referred to Phyllis Tuckwell about three years ago, just before Covid came along,” said Pam. “Immediately you feel that there’s a warmth and a support around you. I can’t tell you

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Andrew T’s Story

When he was 18, Andrew was diagnosed with a brain tumour. Over the years he had several operations and many therapy sessions, but was eventually given the news that there was nothing more that

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A day in the life of a volunteer Bereavement Counsellor

Val Howard has been a volunteer Bereavement Counsellor at Shooting Star Children’s Hospices since 2011. Prior to this role, she has supported and been involved with other teams at the charity

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Vogue Williams visits Easter animal drop-in

Shooting Star Children's Hospices had an egg-cellent start to Easter as they welcomed presenter and author Vogue Williams to Shooting Star House on Saturday 1 April, for an animal inspired

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