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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  Monday, 30 April 2018


Volunteers needed

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

Sunday 25 March Bunnings Sausage Sizzle, Bunnings Store, Feltham, (was Homebase). 1100 to 1400 Task: helping the fundraising team cook and serve sausages to customers.  SSC is the chosen charity for the new store.

Saturday 31 March, Santander Easter Event, Santander, Guildford High Street (lower), 1000 to 1230 or 1230 to 1500.  Task: helping Santander staff with a raffle or tombola – exact details to be confirmed.

Thursday, 12 to Saturday, 14 April Sainsbury’s, Brookwood, Times throughout day to be confirmed bucket collecting with tombola or similar.  

Sunday, 22 April London Marathon,  Cheering points at Canada Water,  Tower Bridge and Embankment 0800 to 1600 (come for an hour or two or for as long as you can spare between these times   Task:  Cheering on our runners.  Clappers, T-shirts provided.   Plenty of enthusiasm and positive energy required.

Monday 7 May Oxshott Village Day, Oxshott Village Sports Club, Steels Lane, Oxshott KT22 0RF.  Two volunteers needed 10.00-1330, two volunteers needed 13.30-1700 and one volunteer needed 1430 to 1800.  Task: helping with our stall, lucky dip, bucket collecting and a game.  SSC is the chosen charity for the event which attracts around 4,000 visitors.

Sunday 13 May Jack & Jill May Fair, Twickenham Green, times tbc. Task: helping on our stall selling merchandise, running a game, collecting.  We also need a Face Painter for this event, do you know of anyone with the necessary skills and equipment?
Thursday, 31 May to 2 June Sainsburys Brookwood, Times throughout day to be confirmed bucket collecting with tombola or similar. 

Sunday, 3 June Sunrise Walk, Ham, Richmond, Hampton Court, various times from 0315 to 1100 depending on the task – marshalling, cycling, parking, registration etc.  More volunteers than ever needed this year.

Saturday, 9 June, Great Cockrow Railway Day
, Hardwick Lane, Chertsey KT16 0AD 1100 to 1330, 1330 to 1630  Running a games stall, selling merchandise, helping set up and close down.

Sunday, 24 June Bushy Park Classic Car Show, 1030 to 1300, 1300 to 1500 and 1500 to 1700  Task:  Raffle selling, bucket collecting, helping on our stall.   Dancing and having fun!

Friday, 27 to Sunday, 29 July Loseley Garden Show 0930 to 1230, 1230 to 1430 or 1430 to 1730 Task:  Running our stall and the plant creche.

Special Requests

Egham Hythe/Pooley Green Can Collector

We urgently need a can collector in this area.  The role includes collecting full cans and replacing them with new cans in local businesses and ideally counting the money and banking it for us.   If you might be available please contact Georgina Goddard, Head of  Supporter Development 01932 823140 email

Thank you!

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