Helping to make a difference
Boys will be boys, and girls will be girls…
It was a case of “boys will be boys” last weekend, as the chaps from the SHHiRT trustee group took part in Tough Mudder – a 12 mile romp through obstacles, water, and of course, mud! Led by our intrepid leader Jamie Hardgrave, the boys (trustees Matt and Tom Bidwell, Adam Hardgrave, together with Dave [...]MORE
History in the making
Fantastic news from America, where the first-ever baby born to a Harlequin Ichthyosis sufferer has been delivered healthily and happily. Stephanie Turner from Arkansas was born with Harlequin, just like Sam, but survived to adulthood. Now 20 years old, she and husband Curtis have given birth to baby William – making history in the process. [...]MORE
Watch the SHHiRT story here!
Our short film aired last night on the Community Channel. It tells the story of SHHiRT, from Sam’s birth, to the determination Jamie and Clare showed to set up the charity, to the lengths some of our fab fundraisers have gone to. It’s also a way of saying a huge thanks to YOU – our [...]MORE
SHHiRT’s annual golf day is coming – with an earlybird offer!
Continuing the amazing success of SHHiRT’s previous golf days, we are excited to announce the details for our 2013 event – which promises to be bigger, better and more celebrity packed than ever before. Last year the event saw the likes of Harry Redknapp, Ray Wilkins, Tony Cottee and Dave Beasant joining us for a day of entertainment, and we’re [...]MORE
Thanks to Gemma and the Zumba superstars!
A massive thank you to the 25 lovely ladies from Carshalton who look part in last weekend’s 3-hour Zumbathon. The girls put on their best moves to work up a gentle glow for SHHiRT – and although they’ve now made themselves immaculate again, their warm inner glow will remain considerably longer, having raised well over [...]MORE
Congratulations to our heroic marathon runners!
Congratulations to our heroic SHHiRT runners, who triumphed in Sunday’s Brighton Marathon. The five-strong SHHiRT squad flew the flag in difficult warm conditions, which made the 26.2 miles especially challenging. Kate Walker in her first ever marathon, was the star turn as she smashed all expectations, finishing in a staggering 3.38. Meanwhile, our other runners did [...]MORE
In it to swim it! Join the SHHiRT September Swimathon
We know that SHHiRT supporters love a challenge – and now is a great time to start planning ahead. If your legs are tired from from running, and your feet ache from cycling, it’s time to take to the water and join other swimmers for a charity swimming event. You can get wet, get fit and [...]MORE
Muddy good fun – Jamie and Roland go nuts!
Many people have already said that SHHiRT trustees Jamie and Roland are truly nuts – and now they’ve proved it by taking part in The Nuts Challenge. The event – designed by former SAS members – saw the boys crawling under barbed wire, wading through muddy lakes, and sliding through tunnels for 14 kilometers and [...]MORE
Helping other families in their time of need
We at SHHiRT are proud to announce that we’re sponsoring the upkeep of a Ronald McDonald House Family Room at Guys and St Thomas’ Hospital. The Ronald McDonald House charity provides safe, supportive places to stay for the families of seriously ill children at locations across the country, providing them with a comfortable family environment [...]MORE
Recycle with SHHiRT
SHHIRT and the Environment Here at SHHIRT we believe that our activities should be as environmentally friendly as possible, it is for this reason that we always recycle bottles and cans generated at our events. But why not also turn recycling activities into fundraising activities – not only benefiting the environment, but also generating much [...]MORE