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Category: Shooting Star Children’s Hospices

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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Elfrida’s story – supported by Shooting Star

Rosie and Alex want to share their story about how Shooting Star Children’s Hospices has and continues to be a lifeline for them, and to so many families. “Whilst the world was turned

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“I dedicate my MBE to the team at Shooting Star”

A huge congratulations to Shooting Star Children's Hospices Executive Vice-President, Karen Sugarman, who on Wednesday 17 November received her MBE from HRH The Princess Royal at a ceremony in

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Finn’s story – supported by Shooting Star

The pandemic and lockdown presented many challenges for the families we care for, but the support from Shooting Star Children’s Hospices to Finn and parents Niamh and Toby, was all the more

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Sunrise Walk – Guildford – Sunday 17th October 2021

After a 16 month delay, Shooting Star Children's Hospices Sunrise Walk will finally be returning to Guildford next Sunday. Join in to watch the sunrise, and experience an amazing way to start the

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Hydrotherapy pool fun

Jake is  having a whale of a time in Shooting Star Children's Hospices heated hydrotherapy pool. Jake is wheelchair dependant so being in the pool gives him the freedom to move about under his

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A wild time was had by all at siblings’ day

Both supported and bereaved siblings spent the day swinging, climbing, and zipping through the trees at Wild Wood Adventure in Guildford. As the first face-to-face siblings’ days since

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Shooting Star House has reopened

Shooting Star Children's Hospices Hampton hospice, Shooting Star House, has reopened as an Outreach, Therapy and Family Support Centre. The hospice, which was temporarily closed due to the

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Volunteer fishkeeper needed

We’re looking for a volunteer fishkeeper to support  Shooting Star Children’s Hospices by helping  care for the tropical fish and their tank at Christopher’s. The fish tank is in our

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Welcoming families back

Many of the children Shooting Star Children's Hospices support are clinically extremely vulnerable, so whilst most restrictions in England have ended, they’re continuing with infection control

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