Vithal Lakhani wanted to make a difference to families like his in the future
Rhea, Vithal Lakhani’s granddaughter, has severe cerebral palsy. Shooting Star Chase has given Rhea the chance to enjoy normal childhood activities like swimming and art and provided much needed help with her 24-hour care routine so that her mum, Purabi, and Vithal can take a break.

Vithal wanted to help other families like his: “Shooting Star Chase never asks the families they support for any money but I thought I would like to do something to help. I have decided to give something to Shooting Star Chase in my will and appeal to others to do the same so the charity can continue to help families like ours.”

Anthony Marshall, an ex-Trustee, wanted to help with long-term funding
“When I was introduced to the work of Shooting Star Chase it made an incredible impression. The hospice was so unlike what I expected. Bright open spaces, smiling faces and such a happy atmosphere. I met some of the care staff and saw how much relief they bring to parents who have to undergo incredible hardships in looking after their children.

“I wanted to help and when I joined the Board of Trustees I became acutely aware of the deplorably low level of government support and the need to secure long-term funding. I decided to remember Shooting Star Chase in my will to assure the charity of a donation at some stage in the hopefully distant future.”

Find out how you can make a gift in your will and help babies, children and young people with life-limiting conditions.