Barre, Prosecco and Nibbles night raises £153
Local fitness instructor Emma Cuadrado fused a dance-fitness barre session with prosecco and nibbles for lucky attendees at a one-off charity event in Cambridge this month. By selling tickets and taking donations, Emma raised £153! Emma was keen to support local children going through very tough times, and used what she is expert at to put on a win-win event for all. You can read more about Emma Cuadrado and her Barre workouts here, or if you’d like to talk to someone about how you can support STARS contact [email protected]
Pure Team take on Yorkshire Three Peaks
Professional recruitment specialists Pure have put together a 12 strong team to complete the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge on 12th May 2018, all to help local children struggling with the loss of someone close. As well as completing the arduous three peaks, a total of 23 miles and 5200 ft ascent in 12 hours, the team aim to raise a magnificent £5000 and need your help. Their dedicated fundraising and team news page has been set up where you can see the latest updates and pledge your support. Further updates on the Three Peaks team’s progress will also follow on this site.
Golf team donate £400
After successfully participating in a local charity golf tournament, captain of the winning team David Atkin chose STARS as his team’s choice to receive half of the amount raised. David, pictured right, presented the cheque to STARS Chair of Trustees David Culley (left). David Atkin chose STARS for the unique work we do to help Cambridgeshire children and families struggling with a bereavement.
Pure walk the Fens for STARS
An intrepid group of walkers from recruitment company Pure braved the conditions to walk from Cambridge to Ely on Sunday 5th November 2017. Their ‘Team STARS’ which included furry friends, Neo, Maisie and Hector, raised £168 to help local bereaved children – thank you!
Next for the team is the Yorkshire Three Peaks challenge in May, we will post details of their fundraising page here in case you want to show your support.
STARS first Family Day a great success
Saturday 23rd September saw a number of families with young people, helped by STARS, get together for a volunteer-led family day. The families were given opportunities to form new relationships with others who had been through similar experiences, take part in creative activities, participate in a mass balloon release, and more. See the pictures for an idea of what happened.