Stripey Stork Campaigns

Our Stripey Stork campaigns are very important to us. They raise vital funds for us and enable us to reach more families throughout the year.

Stripey Stork’s School Days Appeal

Our School Days Appeal is all about providing children across Surrey with essential items that they need for school.   

At Stripey Stork we believe that supporting children in education is vital.  Giving children the tools to succeed isn’t just important for their academic success, but also for their self-confidence and social skills.  

For the families referred to us who are already on a stretched budget, school essentials can feel completely unaffordable.  Realising that their child has had a growth spurt and needs new uniform or shoes can be a huge source of stress, as can the required ‘kit list’ at the start of each term.  The schools that we work with tell us about the impact it has when families can’t afford these items – the embarrassment and shame that they feel, and how it can stop children from engaging with and enjoying school.

There are lots of ways you can get involved to help us. 

A Gift for Mum

Every year in the run up to Mother’s Day, we work hard to ensure that the Mums we are supporting are acknowledged with a gift and one of our exclusive handwritten cards on this special day. These may be Mums who don’t have the support network to ensure this happens, Mums who have recently arrived at our local refuge or Mums living in poverty where the family has little or no disposable income to afford such luxuries.

Thank you for once again getting behind our campaign and helping to support local Mums on Mother’s Day. Such kindness can make such a difference to a Mum at an all-time low. It shows her that people care, which encourages her to stay strong and gives hope that life will get better.

For our last A Gift for Mum we gave out 608 pampering gifts

Stripes 4 Stripey

June is all about Stripes4Stripey. A day where we ask you all to stand united in wearing stripes and make a donation to help local families in need.

We use the campaign funds throughout the year, to buy new items needed for our clothing packs, such as underwear, socks and nightwear.

We have lots of activities planned in the build up week and on the day and love to share everyone’s participation so keep an eye on the social media. Thank you for helping us to spread the word!

Run Reigate

We love it when the community comes together for Run Reigate in September. It’s a great event where our Stripey Stork runners, volunteers and supporters come out in full force, showing everyone Team Stork at its best!

It is one of our key fundraising events of the year. As well as the obvious benefit of raising much needed funds, it also gives us the opportunity to raise our profile in the local community.

If you’re interested in signing up for the next Run Reigate you can do so here or email to find out more about running for Team Stork.

Santa Stork

Do you believe that every child deserves some special Christmas magic?

Do you believe that every child should be able to return to school after Christmas with a story to tell about the ‘cool’ gift Santa brought for them and the fun they had playing with it?

If you believe, then Santa Stork is for you…

With many families struggling as the cost of living crisis continues to impact, we know that the challenge to deliver even a simple family Christmas will be bigger than ever. Santa Stork is here to ensure that no child in our community has to think that Santa has forgotten them.  

For our last Santa Stork we provided main presents for 6,308 children.