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Spare Change?

 Do you have spare change in your pockets or cluttering up the bedside table? We have the answer! Coming soon, our new home collecting boxes. We will post details of how to get hold of these fundraising boxes and you … Continue reading

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Dragon Boat Race – coming soon!

Our team is building for the KM Group’s Dragon boat race on 5 July (but we are still looking for additional crew!) Where? Mote Park, Maidstone When? 5 July – racing from 1000hrs Who? Could be you! Registration is £15 … Continue reading

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Register for Our Dragon Boat Team

A great fun day and a chance to participate in KM Group’s Dragon Boat Race  on July 5 at Mote Park, Maidstone. We are looking for a team of up to 33 members* to represent Share A Star and Oakley’s Outings. We … Continue reading

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Race the Dragon – July 5 – Save the Date!

Share A Star have just signed up for a boat at the KM Charity Team’s Dragon Boat Race in Mote Park, Maidstone on 5 July 2015. We will be looking for a team of up to 33 members* to represent Share … Continue reading

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London Marathon Day is here

Good luck to anyone running in today’s London Marathon. Please make their efforts worthwhile for any charities they are supporting.  Rochester Grammar School support the Share A Star charity and Simon Brown is representing the school and raising funds for … Continue reading

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New Collecting Tins

Here’s our latest collecting tins ready to go out….   Next to be seen in a very cooperative venue in Strood… More news to come! 

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New Brochures are here

We have redesigned our brochures describing the work of Share A Star and are very pleased with our sophisticated design.  The brochures will be used at our fundraising events and for mailing.      

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New flyer available

We have updated our flyer and incorporated our new venture Oakley’s Outings. To download a pdf copy click the link here Combined Flyer 2015 or click on the picture, left.

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London Marathon Runner from RGS

Rochester Grammar School support the Share A Star charity and Simon Brown is representing the school and raising funds for Share A Star running in the London Marathon. Visit Simon’s online giving site at https://mydonate.bt.com/fundraisers/simonbrown1 to sponsor him and help raise funds … Continue reading

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Oakley’s Outings Fundraiser Event

Kaz and Paula are organising a Spring Fair fundraiser for Oakley’s Outings in Strood on 25 April at St Francis Church Hall. Please come along and support!

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Strain to sell tickets?

We are so grateful to the lovely Kirsty Strain who donated 9 tickets for BURNISTOUN:LIVE tickets for the show in Glasgow and sold online raising £275 for Share A Star.   Thank you Kirsty!

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Rhys and Amy’s Manchester 10K Run!

        The sister of one of our Stars is taking part in the Manchester 10K Run on 10 May. Amy and her partner Rhys want to show how grateful they are for the support we have given Amy’s … Continue reading

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Stars in the Making

Our star-makers are busy producing our holding stars for our new Stars. We have seen an increase in activity registering new Stars with us in 2015. This is great news as the word of Share A Star is spreading wider … Continue reading

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Galaxy Hot Chocolate

Galaxy Hot Chocolate will every week be donating five cash awards to local community groups and charities across the UK and Ireland. At the end of each week they will award the People’s Choice entry with £300! We need your votes … Continue reading

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Rochester Grammar School raise funds

Oakley presenting a cheque to Jessica with Maisie looking on..  Rochester Grammar School have made Share A Star charity their charity of the year. We received a cheque for £802 raised through Maisie Orange’s Cake and Sweet Shop held during … Continue reading

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Jazz night success!

Our great friends and supporters Pat and Alan Ellis organised a Jazz Evening in November at our local parish hall in Frindsbury, Kent. Colin was disappointed that it clashed with a well-earned holiday but the evening was a great success … Continue reading

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Plans in the Pipeline!

Money raised from a Kent firm’s Christmas raffle has been donated to support our new venture Share A Star’s Oakley’s Outings. The first of our Outings is taking place in February with a deserving family being taken to London to see … Continue reading

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Frindsbury & Wainscott District Guides

We are very grateful to the Frindsbury and Wainscott District Guides who raised £500 (!) last year to help support our work. We have had a few administration issues with processing the money that was originally given to us last … Continue reading

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Jessica’s Journal re-launched

We have renamed this posts page to News as Jessica’s Journal is moving to our older blog page www.shareastar.wordpress.com Jessica plans to update her blog more often and it will be a much more traditional blog site allowing us to … Continue reading

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Spread the Hope Official Charity Single

Tomorrow (3/11/14) sees the launch of Spread the Hope Official Charity Single, written and composed by Jessica and sung by Elizabeth James. View the official Spread the Hope Official Charity Single video on YouTube Buy the single through ITunes – available from 3 … Continue reading

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Oakley’s Outings with Share a Star charity launch as Strood school girls help brother

Strood school girls help brother Oakley Orange, who survived Stevens-Johnson syndrome launch Oakley’s Outings charity with Share a Star Sisters Tilly and Maisie Orange have cut their long locks to help their brother launch a charity for sick children. Oakley … Continue reading

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Great North Run

Three of our runners in today’s Great North Run met up with trustee Gail for a photo shoot before the off. Thank you to all our runners and those supporting them and fundraisers/sponsors. Today will raise funds for Share A … Continue reading

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Oakley’s Outings logo is ready….

  So here is our logo ready for the launch of Oakley’s Outings. We are planning some webpages to introduce the outings, tell you about Oakley’s story and how you can help put a smile on an unwell child’s face … Continue reading

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Oakley’s Outings with Share A Star

Share A Star are pleased to confirm that we are working with the family of Oakley Orange to provide Oakley’s Outings; a fun day for our stars and a chance to enjoy a day out (or in!) with their friends … Continue reading

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Kara Tointon for Share A Star at the Great North Run

Our celebrity Star Kara Tointon is running the Great North Run to raise funds for Share A Star. Please support her by sponsoring via her fundraising page at https://mydonate.bt.com/fundraisers/karatointon1 Kara is one of 5 runners we have participating in this … Continue reading

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Oakley’s Outings

One of our Stars, Oakley Orange is joining forces with Share A Star to produce Oakley’s Outings to give poorly children a fun day out, to forget hospitals, medicines, reviews and have fun with their family and friends. Oakley’s family … Continue reading

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Star of the Moment – Lewis Jeynes

We have updated our Star of the Moment. Please visit our Star of the Moment page to read Lewis Jeynes’s story.

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Share A Star’s team at the Great North Run

  07-September-2014 We have 5 runners participating in the Great North run this year. That’s 5 opportunities to sponsor a runner! Please visit the team’s fundraising page and choose who you wish to sponsor. We are waiting for our celebrity … Continue reading

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Castle to Castle Walk 28-30 June

The Duke of Edinburgh Youth Panel in Medway help to organise the way the DofE award is run in Medway. They also contribute to local events and charities through fund raising. Castle to Castle Walk The group plan to walk … Continue reading

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KMFM News

Jessica was interviewed by KMFM News yesterday about her sponsored bed push at Bluewater and The World of One Room [about midway through this news bulletin]

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