Championing Young People


The Starr Trust supports young people aged 10–18 to fulfil their potential in sports, arts and education, by giving a helping hand to achieve their goals at a time when they really need it.



To apply for an Edward Starr Award please click here.




Starr Pioneers


  • Starr Pioneers is a unique partnership between a school, a business and a charity run by the Starr Trust. Designed…

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    September’s 200 Club Winners

    The Starr 200 Club is a monthly lottery for those aged 16 and over, who want the chance to win up to £300 each month.

    The winning number this month was 39, winning £72.
    The runner up…

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    ThoughtShift get the Blues!

    A Brighton digital marketing agency recently helped support local youngsters with an interteam challenge set by their employers.

    Staff at ThoughtShift, based in Montpelier Road, were split into two teams to compete to see who could come up with innovative…

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    Midgie Goes The Extra Mile for the Starr Trust

    Brighton-based mental performance coach and author, Midgie Thompson, has pledged to deliver a year of mental skills coaching to Edward Starr Champion, runner Stephen Ferroni. Midgie is donating her services to the charity as she is committed to supporting the…

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    Our Trustee Cycles To Paris

    Our Trustee Michael Jacobs is hoping to raise £20,000 when he cycles from London to Paris this October. The money he raises will be donated to the Trust.

    Michael, who has been a Trustee with the Starr Trust for 8…

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    August’s 200 Club Winners

    The Starr 200 Club is a monthly lottery for those aged 16 and over, who want the chance to win up to £300 each month.

    The winning number this month was 24, winning £67.50.
    The runner up…

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    Our Trustee Jumps for the Starr Trust

    One of our Trustees faced her fears in a 10,000ft tandem skydive in Headcorn, Kent at the weekend to raise money for the Starr Trust.

    Jessica Bull, Trustee said “The individual stories that I have been privy to at…

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