Our new home

We couldn’t be happier with our new home so wanted to give you a mini tour, as well as take this opportunity to say “thank you” to everyone who has helped us reach our Reigate destination. We knew straight away that 51a Albert Road North was the new site for the Stork when we saw […]

Wear #Stripes4Stripey on 20th June 2019

On Thursday 20th June we’re asking our supporters to show solidarity in wearing stripes – whether socks, a top, an accessory or a fashion statement you’ve been desperate to show-off – and donate to Stripey Stork to help a family in need. Does your child attend a playgroup or school which may be able to […]

Stripey Stork wish list – June 2019

Following our recent premises move, we are now in a position to start receiving pre-loved donations. These are the items which we are in desperate need of this month: Clothes Boys – 18-24mths, ages 2-3, 4-5, 5-6 (trousers only) and 6-16 Girls – 6-9mths, ages 10-16 Other items Bouncy chairs Baby baths Cots & travel […]

Easter project to help combat holiday poverty

As the school holidays approach, many children and parents alike will inevitably be getting excited about the time they’ll be spending together, the fun things they’ll be doing with friends and the break from the normal routine. But, this sadly may not the case for those families who are already struggling on a low income. […]

Mum2Mum2019 makes a record difference

What a result for this year’s #Mum2Mum campaign – we can now report that a total of 529 gift bags have been distributed to local Mums in need in time for Mother’s Day. That’s 529 happier Mums who will receive an acknowledgement from their children on this special day – one which may not have […]

We’re Spreading our Wings

And we need your help more than ever before! For those of you who are signed up to our mailing list, you will have already heard our big news! We found out at the end of last year that we need to find a new home. There is a planning proposal in place for development […]

Amazing women making a difference

A brand new Mountain Buggy double pushchair was rehomed by Stripey Stork this week. So, what does this have to do with International Women’s Day we hear you ask? Well it’s the journey it made, and the women that made it possible – we believe they should be celebrated. The donor This brand new Mountain […]

Dispatches: #SafeAtLast

In a TV first, Channel 4 Dispatches spent over a year filming inside our local women’s refuge, Reigate and Banstead Women’s Aid (RBWA), to shed light on the extreme difficulties faced by survivors of domestic abuse and the funding challenges of the refuge which has become a lifeline for women like them.       […]

Stripey Stork helping families get Ready4School

We know that ‘school readiness’ is a focus for many families and the health professionals who support them. This has been a timely reminder for us to publicise the many resources we have at our fingertips to help local and disadvantaged children in preparation for this. In Surrey*, data suggests that it is low income […]