Posts by Susy Moore

We’re Spreading our Wings

Posted by on Mar 23, 2019 in Latest News | 0 comments

We’re Spreading our Wings

And we need your help more than ever before! For those of you who are signed up to our mailing list, you will have already heard our big news! We found out at the end of last year that we need to find a new home. There is a planning proposal in place for development of the business park where we operate, and our lease is unlikely to be renewed after August this year. We needed to take action. The last time we had to search for new premises it took us a year to find somewhere suitable so we got straight on the case. I’m pleased to say we were luckier this time and we’ve found somewhere that fits the bill. We have taken this as an opportunity to find somewhere that will...

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Amazing Women Making a Difference

Posted by on Mar 8, 2019 in Stories | 0 comments

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 Buggy was sent to us by Natural Baby Shower. Double buggies are usually in short supply at Stripey Stork so it’s always exciting when we receive one. Lauren and the team at NBS made this happen as part of the partnership with us that they recently announced. They wanted this ex-display item to be rehomed where it would make a real difference and they trusted Stripey...

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Dispatches: #SafeAtLast

Posted by on Mar 6, 2019 in Latest News | 0 comments

Dispatches: #SafeAtLast

In a TV first, Channel 4 Dispatches spent over a year filming inside our local women’s refuge, Reigate and Banstead Women’s Aid (RBWA), to shed light on the extreme difficulties faced by survivors of domestic abuse and the funding challenges of the refuge which has become a lifeline for women like them.         You can watch #SafeAtLast on Channel 4 Catch-Up – it’s such a powerful piece, which is sympathetically narrated by Julie Walters and highlights a very real challenge which is happening right now on our doorstep. If you’ve been moved by this documentary and would like to contribute to their plight then you can donate here.On Tuesday 26...

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Stripey Stork Wish List – March 2019

Posted by on Mar 1, 2019 in Latest News | 0 comments

Stripey Stork Wish List – March 2019

Thank you for all of your generous donations so far this year. These are the items which we are currently accepting for the month of March: Boys clothes: 2-3yrs, 6-16yrs Girls clothes: 6-12mths, 2-3yrs Bouncy chairs Playmats/baby gyms Changing bags Baby toys: 0-12mths Toddler toys: stacking/sorting/musical type   Please note that we are fully stocked with all other clothing sizes, baby bottles, puzzles and games at the moment. As always, please only bring donations from the above list of items. We need to ensure that what we accept can be redistributed in a short time frame as our storage capacity is limited. March donation dates: Wednesday 6th March 10am-12pm...

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Stripey Stork helping families get Ready4School

Posted by on Feb 26, 2019 in Latest News | 0 comments

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 families which are experiencing poor levels of school readiness, so we want to ensure that we are doing everything possible to support the local health professionals who rely on our services to help the families on their caseload.   Here’s a useful list of how Stripey Stork can help with many of the items needed in preparation for this...

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