Category Archives: Fundraising

CooP Members fund our Happy Boxes!

CooP members have helped to fund the Happy Box Project sending happiness to children and young adults supported by Share A Star through the CooP Local Community Fund. A fantastic  £3,287 has been raised for the project! For the last … Continue reading

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London Marathon in 3 Days

On this Sunday our supporter Stacey Clarke will be running in the Virgin London Marathon. This is Stacey’s first marathon and she has chosen to raise funds for Share A Star and Cancer Research. Stacey has raised 73% of her … Continue reading

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London Marathon Runner supports Share A Star!

We are always pleased when our supporters take part in an event to help raise funds to allow us to keep doing the work we do. We have forged links with a number of schools to raise awareness of our … Continue reading

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Virgin London Marathon 2017

We have received an offer from a London Marathon participant to raise funds for us through sponsorship. If you are running and are looking for a charity to support then we have set up an event on our online donation … Continue reading

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Wainscott Primary Christmas Appeal Supports Share A Star

We were very pleased to hear that Medway’s Wainscott Primary School have chosen us to support for their Christmas Appeal. Wainscott Primary was charity founder Jessica’s primary school and is local to Share a Star’s HQ

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12 Christmas Stars

Our press release has been issued to local press for our Christmas Campaign. Every day during the 12 Christmas Stars Campaign our charity volunteers will be travelling to one of the seriously ill youngsters and their families we support to … Continue reading

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Hot Chocolate and Cakes makes the papers

You may remember our post earlier about our Katie Star raising funds at Walderslade Girls School for Share A Star through a Hot Chocolate and Cake stall? Well the local papers finally published an article about it. Katie Star receiving … Continue reading

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Silent Auction Open for bids

Bid early in our Silent Auction at the Ball – bids now open online We have some fantastic Lots in our Silent Auction at the Starlit Spring Ball 2016. Here’s a chance to view what’s on offer…… You can start … Continue reading

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Swimming to success

Our lovely supporter Lauren Gladdis completed a sponsored swim this weekend to raise funds for Share A Star. Lauren completed 106 lengths, equivalent of 1.6 miles! Thank you so much Lauren and congratulations on completing your swim and for beating … Continue reading

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Sponsored by Gordon Engraving

Our latest sponsor for our Starlit Spring Ball is the manufacturer of our acrylic holding stars, Gordon Engraving Ltd of Canterbury Thank you for your sponsorship and for making our stars! Tickets are selling fast for our ball – book … Continue reading

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Running Walking & Bike Challenge

You may remember Jennifer as a participant and fundraiser for Share A Star in the Great North Run for the last 2 years. [See her pic, far left on the photo below]. Jennifer met with Jessica after her 2nd run and … Continue reading

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Bookings Open for Starlit Spring Ball 2016

Our Starlit Spring ball will be on 9 April 2016 in Upchurch, Kent. This will be a fantastic celebration, fundraiser and chance to come and meet the team behind Share A Star at our glittering Black Tie Dinner & Dance. … Continue reading

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GNR 2015 raised over £1,200 so far!

Online sponsorship is showing £935 raised by our #GNR2015 runners so far. With other donations and declared offline sponsorship the sum raised so far has grossed £1,228.25. Our Gift Aid return was £193, just from you agreeing to us claiming … Continue reading

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Tendai’s sponsorship page is live

Our final runner in the the Great North Run 2015 has now got her sponsorship page up and running.  Tendai is running with sponsorship from her employer Pulse Healthcare but still needs your support to raise funds! “So here I … Continue reading

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Morrisons Great North Run 2015

13-September-2015 We have five runners lined up for this year’s Great North Run for you to support including two of Jessica’s carers, one sponsored by our care provider agency Pulse Community Healthcare, the other running as an independant!     … Continue reading

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Rochester Grammar School Support – Incredible!

This year we have been greatly indebted to the incredibly kind support of Rochester Grammar School. Whilst being their “Charity of the Year” they have altogether raised over £3000 from their fundraising efforts. Jessica and Lorraine attended the Founders Day … Continue reading

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Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge

Our latest fundraiser is to attempt the Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge next weekend. Jo Mings is taking part in the challenge to raise funds for Share A Star. Jo said “I have decided to walk the 26 mile route for … Continue reading

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Fundraiser Pages – Dragon Boat Race

We are just over a week away from our 1st ever Dragon Boat Race in conjunction with the KM Group.  Our team “SASOO” is small but perfectly formed but we need to build some money to make all this effort … Continue reading

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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 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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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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