Wear ‘Stripes 4 Stripey’ on Thursday 21st June and help local families in need!

On Thursday 21st June we’re asking you to wear stripes – whether socks, a top, stripey trousers, or an accessory – and donate £5 to help us to help a family in need. Does your child attend a nursery or school which may be able to support us? Can you and your colleagues all wear […]

Stork Sacks

At Stripey Stork we are incredibly proud we can bring projects and campaigns to life throughout the year in addition to responding to the requests for help we receive every day.  These projects come to life through identifying an unmet need within our community. The idea for Stork Sacks came in 2017 when Carolyn Thom from […]

Stripey Stork World Book Day – Hacks and costume ideas on a budget!

Word Book Day!! Are those words enough to put you into a tailspin? February is coming to an end very quickly, and now we’re faced with costume planning for World Book Day! Fear not, we’ve created a Pinterest board with some cost effective, simple ideas. There’s a clever no-sew Knight costume, Peter Rabbit complete with […]

Stripey Stork’s ideas for entertaining the children this half term

Half term is almost here and we thought we’d share some budget-friendly ideas with you to fill the days. Here’s hoping for some sunshine! We love Gatton Park and over half term the grounds are open to view the snowdrops. The Wild Things play trail is open and there are some workshops you can book […]

Mum2Mum 2018

We’re delighted to announce the launch of our popular “Mum2Mum” campaign. Now in its fifth year, it’s clear that our Mother’s Day campaign resonates with so many of you and we get great feedback from those who donate as well as those who receive. Many of the Mums that we help won’t receive a gift […]

Santa Stork 2017 – Our Giving Day

“Christmas will always be as long as we stand heart to heart and hand in hand” – Dr. Seuss   What an incredible day. Today was the #SantaStork2017 giving day. It really does get more extraordinary every single year.   We started early and loaded up all the gifts that we’d collected thanks to your […]

Santa Stork: Behind the scenes

#SantaStork2017 is our fourth Christmas campaign, and it gets bigger and bigger each year. So many families and companies support this festive giving so we thought we’d share how it all runs behind the scenes, what happens and when. This year it began in early September when we booked the hall for the wrapping day. […]

Christmas crafts for children

It’s definitely the season, the big man in red himself is almost here, and we’ve taken a break from #SantaStork2017 to put together a collection of crafts you can get the children involved in! You can’t go wrong with some paint, pom poms, paper plates, beads, sequins and all things made mainly from glitter glue… […]