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...

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 exercising positive mental health Last week (18-24 May 2020) was Mental Health Awareness Week – the team spent some time collating their thoughts

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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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Life under lockdown #1

“Lockdown is relentless, the days are long for both parents and children. Many families are experiencing financial difficulties as a result of lockdown, adding to

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Beautiful Eli

This is Eli. Beautiful Eli with the most gorgeous smile you’ve ever seen. Tragically Eli died suddenly in his sleep on 12th January this year

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