The kindness of Christmas

“I felt like a proper mum for the first time ever.” It was the end of a busy week at the office when the post arrived one Friday before Christmas 2018. We opened a Christmas card and a crisp ten pound note fell out. The handwritten message inside stopped us in our tracks: “Dear Stripy […]

Santa Stork 2018 – our giving day

“Christmas is doing a little something extra for someone.” – Charles M. Schulz Our Santa Stork campaign really does get more extraordinary every year. This year was our fifth and the Giving Day was an incredible event. Here’s a sense of what it was all about, and some special thanks to those who played their […]

Santa Stork – behind the scenes

#SantaStork2017 is our fourth Christmas campaign, and it gets bigger and bigger each year. So many families and companies support this festive giving so we thought we’d share how it all runs behind the scenes, what happens and when. This year it began in early September when we booked the hall for the wrapping day. […]

The Belfry Santa’s grotto and the big Redhill Christmas light switch on!

We are so excited to be a chosen charity for this year’s Christmas Grotto in The Belfry, Redhill. We’re going to be on hand on Saturday 18th November as “Strictly-Royalty” James and Ola Jordan switch the lights on! Stripey has his Strictly inspired outfit all ready to go and you’re sure to give him a […]

Christmas will not be cancelled!

Christmas will not be cancelled! Imagine having to tell your children that they won’t be receiving any presents at Christmas. No presents at all. Children still in Junior school who wouldn’t have stories to share about the presents they received when they went back after the holidays. That was the reality for a local family […]