The weather couldn’t dampen the spirits of our triumphant #TeamSSC as 55 runners donned their trainers to hit the sodden route of the Royal Parks Half Marathon, raising £25,000 and counting for Shooting Star Chase.
A star-studded line up of comedians entertained a packed crowd on Wednesday 10 October at George IV pub in Chiswick to raise some laughs and vital funds for Shooting Star Chase.
Stars including Tony Hadley, Shane Richie and Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen came together on Saturday 29th September to show their support for the Shooting Star’s Got Talent Ball, raising money for children with life-limiting conditions across London and Surrey.
A team of extra-oar-dinary rowers from the Lady Eleanor Holles and Hampton School rowing squad, along with a number of their parents, took on the challenge of rowing 80 miles along the River Thames to raise money for Shooting Star Chase.
Earlier this year, Claire Collins and six of her close friends climbed Mount Snowdon – they took on the highest mountain in Wales in memory of Claire’s daughter, Annie.
Colin Rose, a dedicated supporter of the charity, held an autumn Charity Golf Day to raise thousands for Shooting Star Chase.
A host of celebrities including Peter Jones CBE, Kelly Hoppen and Tej Lavani, Leigh Francis, Ricky Wilson and Phil Tufnell were on hand to support Phillip Schofield’s Clay Pigeon Shoot raising money for Shooting Star Chase and the Peter Jones Foundation.
Over 300 supported family members came to Christopher’s for a fun day of celebration at the end of the summer. Held annually at our Guildford hospice, the event is a chance for families to come together and enjoy various stalls, meet wonderful visitors (from feathered friends to a real life mermaid!) and relax in a safe, comfortable environment.
We’re thrilled to announce that Shooting Star Chase will be eBay’s featured charity from Monday 30th April to Sunday 6th May. So, if you’re buying an item through eBay and paying through PayPal, you can choose to give a donation at checkout to help us continue our vital work.