Wednesday, 17 August 2022
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Wednesday, 17 August 2022

Children’s hospice awarded Best Charity at the Richmond Business Awards

THIS July, Shooting Star Children’s Hospices attended the Richmond Business Awards, which is hosted by the Richmond Chamber of Commerce.

The event celebrates businesses across the borough and is thrilled to announce that Shooting Star Children’s Hospices won Best Charity or Social Enterprise Award!

Chief Executive, Paul Farthing, Jess O’Leary and Georgia Kershaw, In-House Nurses at the hospice, and Rumour Giles, Corporate Relationship Manager were all in attendance to collect the award on behalf of the charity.

Shooting Star Children’s Hospices were recognised for the award for showing extraordinary resilience throughout the pandemic, ensuring they could still provide vital care and support to families who needed them.

Anne Newton, Deputy Chair of London Chambers of Commerce and Chief Executive Richmond Chamber of Commerce said:

“Congratulations to Shooting Star Children’s Hospices on their 2021 Richmond Business Award win at the Richmond Summer Ball on Friday 8 July at Twickenham Stadium. The independent 2021 Richmond Business Awards Judges Panel cited that Shooting Star Children’s Hospices demonstrated incredible resilience and adaptability to provide crucial support to families throughout the pandemic. The lessons they learnt during that challenging time are helping them to support even more families in our community. The judges were very impressed by the detail and passion that came across so clearly in this entry.”

Children’s hospice awarded Best Charity at the Richmond Business AwardsThe evening was a fantastic opportunity for the charity to connect with many businesses in the borough and convey how grateful they are for their support as their local children’s hospice.

Jess O’Leary, in-house Nurse said:

“It was lovely to attend the ceremony with Rumour, Georgia and Paul and a joy to see Shooting Star Children’s Hospices win Best Charity, especially after such a challenging couple of years.”

Do you work for a local business that may like to support Shooting Star Children’s Hospices? There are lots of different opportunities from fundraising, corporate volunteering, to taking on a challenge – why not get in touch with the corporate team to find out how you can help them continue to make every moment count at corporate@shootingstar.org.uk.

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