Stork stories

At Stripey Stork we support children and parents experiencing hardship, by working in partnership with support agencies such as schools, children’s centres, housing support, family support, health visitors and social services. Donated items go directly to the families they support and each item to someone who specifically needs it.

Here are some stories of the families we have helped...

A proud Mum

“You guys have supplied my Son, not only enough clothes to see him through but with happiness too. When his face lit up on seeing

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Life under lockdown #11

“She was forced to work as a prostitute until she became pregnant, then discarded. Having been brought here illegally, she has no recourse to public

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Life under lockdown #8

A fundraiser’s perspective – from one of our young supporter’s Ava-May At the beginning of May we were contacted by the Malik family whose (now)

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Life under lockdown #7

“These families are just scraping the rent together. With lockdown in place they have very limited options – charity shops and discount stores are all

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Life under lockdown #6

A volunteer’s perspective by Lois In celebration of Volunteers’ Week (1-7 June), we wanted to give a different perspective on what ‘Life under lockdown’ has

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Life under lockdown #5

Team Stork surviving lockdown During the national lockdowns, the team spent time collating their thoughts and ideas on what’s been helping them to stay positive

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Life under lockdown #3

“Children fleeing domestic abuse are high need and in trauma already, let alone the layer of anxiety COVID-19 is bringing into their world at the

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