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Latest FOSSC events

Find out what events our Friends of Shooting Star Chase groups have coming up.  

All our Friends groups are always on the look out for new members but we have had a particular requests from Epsom and Chessington and the Croydon  Group. Please contact Melanie or Taryn for more details on 01932 823100.

Key dates for your diary

The next meeting of the volunteer forum will take place in the evening of Tuesday, 10 October.


Volunteers needed

Please contact Taryn Davidson at or on 01932 823100 if you are able to help with any of the requests below.


Sunday, 27 and Bank Holiday Monday, 28 August, Longacres Garden Centre, Shepperton   1030 to 1230; 1230 to 1430; 1430 to 1630. Task: Bucket Collecting

Friday, 1 September Sainsbury’s Brookwood Fundraising weekend, Redding Way, Knaphill, Woking GU21 2QT  1100 to 1330; 1330 to 1600  Task: Tombola and Bucket Collecting – we are Charity of the Year for this branch.

Saturday, 2 September  Inflatable 5K, Kempton Park Racecourse, TW16 5AQ.  0830 or 1200 or 1200 to 1530  Task: Finish line marshals, helping at water stations and bag drop.  SSC are the official charity for this event.

Saturday, 2 September Brooklands Family Fun Day, Brooklands Community Park, Sopwith Way, Weybridge KT13 0XP.  1100 to 1400; 1400 to 1700  Task:  Helping on our stall and bucket collecting

Sunday, 3 September Parallel London, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Stratford   0900 to 1200; 1200 to 1500 Task:  Cheering point for our amazing participants  Ten supported families taking part.  Please join us for what promises to be an emotional and exciting day.

Sunday, 17 September  Hampton Sponsored Horse Ride, Elstead, Nr Farnham, Surrey   0815 to 1300; 1230 to 1700; Task: Manning horse jumps or marshalling at road crossings.

Sunday, 8 October Royal Parks Half Marathon, Hyde Park, London.   0930 to 1330  Task:  Cheering our runners.  Please come for as long as you can.   

Special Requests

Would you be able to spare a few hours to help with cleaning our minibus on the first Friday of every month at Christopher’s in Guildford?  Please call Melanie or Taryn on 01932 823100 for more details.

Cards for Good Causes, sell Christmas Cards for charity including Shooting Star Chase.  We need volunteers to help in their shops from Mid-October to Early December.  Locations include Farnham, Woking, Guildford, Kingston, Sloane Square, Putney to name a few.  If you can spare half a day once a week please contact Taryn on 01932 823100.


We are also looking for collectors particularly in the following areas:  Crawley.   The role includes collecting full cans and replace with new cans in businesses local to these areas. If you might be available please contact Kirstie Barton  in the Supporter Care Services team 01932 823115 or email

Thank you!

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