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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 request from our new Hampton Friends group.  If you are interested in joining please let Taryn or Melanie know on 01932 823100 and we will put you in touch with them.

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

Saturday 14 October Saddle Sand Sea Fundraising Ball, Royal Garden Hotel, Kensington High Street, London W8, 6.30pm to 1am (but you may go earlier to catch public transport). Tasks: Helping with welcoming guests, taking coats, helping with raffle, auction  Dress code: Shooting Star Chase T-shirt will be supplied – no jeans or trainers.
Saturday 21 October Fire Walk, Loseley Park, Guildford GU3 1HS, 4pm to 9pm Tasks: Car park marshalling, handing out refreshments, registration.
Sunday 29 October River Thames Half Marathon, Walton Bridge, KT12 1BT, 6.45am to 12pm – varies depending on the task. Tasks: Handing out the race packs, supervising the bag storage, handing out the goody bags and water.
Sunday 19 November Staines Santa Fun Run, High Street, Staines, TW18 4QU 9.30am to 11.30am Task: Bucket Collecting and  Marshalling
Saturday 2 December Santa Skywalk, Sandown Sports, Esher, KT10 8AN, 11am to 1pm, 1pm to 3pm Tasks: Registration, tombola, selling merchandise, car park marshalling.
Saturday 2 December  to Sunday 24 December Aldershot Rotary Club Float and Christmas Collections 6pm – 8pm. Task: Door to door collection of donations.
Friday 15 December to Sunday 24 December The Heart Shopping Centre, Walton-on-Thames 11am to 1.30pm, 1.30pm to 4pm Task:  Christmas wrapping.

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.

Heart Christmas Wrapping  – we are in need of some donations of wrapping paper, labels and ribbons for the gift wrap service. Please let Melanie or Taryn know if you can help.


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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