Stripes4Stripey

Stripes4Stripey will be back in June 2023!

Stripes4Stripey is the day when we ask everyone to wear something Stripey and donate to Stripey Stork.

The money raised from Stripes4Stripey is used to buy the new items of clothing that we like to add to the pre-loved clothing packs that we give out all year round, including pants, socks and PJs.  

At Stripey Stork, we believe that every child deserves the same start in life – they should have clothes that fit comfortably and make them feel good.

How you can get involved

Over the last year, Stripey Stork has given out an astonishing 2,082 clothing packs! These are lovingly put together by our volunteers and made up of clothing which is mostly pre-loved, donated by families in the community. It’s recycling at it’s best!

We hear lots of stories of families who are struggling to make ends meet at the moment, and rising utility bills and the cost of living are set to make things even more difficult.  This year we’re aiming to raise £5,000, which will help us to buy enough new pants to make up 1,000 clothing packs.

  • First and foremost: wear something Stripey and make a donation.
    Don’t forget to upload your photos so that we can add you to our montage – we love seeing your stripes!  We’re on Facebook, Twitter
    , Instagram and LinkedIn.  Tag us @StripeyStork or use the hashtag #Stripes4Stripey2022.
  • Rope in your brainiest friends and book a table at our quiz night. Thursday 23rd June 7:30pm start at Reigate ManorFind out more. 
  • Organise a bake-off or cake sale in your place of work, community group or school.
  • Children can join in our Art competition.
  • Show your support: you can download a ‘Twibbon’  for your social media profile photo.

Stripey goes back to school

We’re always delighted when schools join in the fun for Stripes4Stripey. Teachers tells us that Stripey Stork is a tangible way to teach children about charity, recycling and appreciating that there are people less fortunate than them.

We have lots of resources on our website including colouring sheets which you may like to use.

We also have a brilliant video from Earlswood school music teacher Mr Scullin.

Stripes4Stripey Charity Quiz NIght

Curry and quiz

Do you know which planet is closest to the sun? Or, how many times Brazil has won the World Cup? Why not come along to Reigate Manor on Thursday 23rd June for the Stripes4Stripey Quiz Night?

The Quiz falls on the same day as our campaign, so the perfect excuse to wear your stripes! You can choose the vegetarian or chicken curry to fuel your brain power, and it’s just £15 per person. Fill a table with a team, or come along and join up with like-minded individuals.

The bar opens at 6.30pm, with the quiz starting at 7.30pm until 11.30pm.

Stripey will see you there!

Make your workplace stripey

It’s been a turbulent two years and it’s time to have some fun! Stripes4Stripey is an easy way to engage your teams, support a local charity and make a real difference in the local community. Encourage everyone to take part and we’d love to see your photos.

Perhaps you’d like to hold a competition for the most stripey outfit, or the most creative use of stripes? Cake sales are always popular (and you get extra points for making your bakes stripey!)

Get creative with our art competition

Our fun art competition is open to all primary school age children, with two categories – Infants (school years R-2) and Juniors (school years 3-6).

  • Please enter a picture on A4 with the theme of “Stripey Stork”. This could be recycling, families, babies, community, our mascot Stripey or just a stripey picture. You could create a Stripes4Stripey logo, a Stripey superhero or a picture of pants! We’ve left it very broad on purpose as we know you’ll come up with some brilliant ideas.
  • Use the form below to submit your entry or drop into the post box situated in The Belfry Shopping Centre by Wednesday 29th June

Entries will be displayed in our Stripes4Stripey gallery in The Belfry Shopping Centre. Win gift vouchers from Toy Barnhaus. We are delighted to share that entries will be judged by the Reigate and Banstead Mayor Cllr Frank Kelly.

Enter your artwork

Winners will be announced on Thursday 30th June. Good luck!

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Just some of some of our amazing fundraisers - thank you for all your support!

Stripey's Toolkit

If you would like a free Stripes4Stripey resources pack please contact Donna on [email protected]. The packs contain lots of useful supplies to help you celebrate the day, including “I’m supporting Stripes4Stripey” stickers, cake toppers, colouring sheets for kids and a poster. You might also like to borrow a Stripey Stork collecting bucket, or arrange a visit from Stripey, our mascot.