Stripey Stork wish list – July 2019

Please note, there will be no donation sessions over August. Our September wish list will be published nearer the time. Thank you! These are the items which we are in desperate need of this month (July): Clothes Boys – 2-3yrs, 4-5yrs, 6-16yrs Girls – 2-3yrs, 7-8yrs, 10-16yrs *Fully stocked with all other sizes, thank you! […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Mum2Mum 2019

We are excited to announce the launch of our popular Mum2Mum campaign. Now in its sixth year, it’s clear that our Mother’s Day campaign resonates with so many of you and we get great feedback from those who donate, as well as those who receive. Many of the Mums that we help won’t receive a […]

Mum2Mum 2018

We’re delighted to announce the launch of our popular “Mum2Mum” campaign. Now in its fifth year, it’s clear that our Mother’s Day campaign resonates with so many of you and we get great feedback from those who donate as well as those who receive. Many of the Mums that we help won’t receive a gift […]

Santa Stork 2017 – our giving day

“Christmas will always be as long as we stand heart to heart and hand in hand” – Dr. Seuss   What an incredible day. Today was the #SantaStork2017 giving day. It really does get more extraordinary every single year.   We started early and loaded up all the gifts that we’d collected thanks to your […]

Christmas crafts for children

It’s definitely the season, the big man in red himself is almost here, and we’ve taken a break from #SantaStork2017 to put together a collection of crafts you can get the children involved in! You can’t go wrong with some paint, pom poms, paper plates, beads, sequins and all things made mainly from glitter glue… […]

Five top tips – donating to Stripey Stork

At Stripey Stork we are always appreciative of the time you spend sorting out your donations and thought we would write a blog to let you know how the process works, how to make sure that your items reach us when we’re able to accept them, and that they’re in good clean condition. We update […]