Storksak partner with a number of charities across the UK to help support families in need and the planet we live on. By working together we can help raise funds through monetary donations, reduce waste, rehome unwanted items and recycle old materials to create products you love.
Mothers for Mothers
Mothers for Mothers provide perinatal mental health support. Talking to someone about your emotional wellbeing can help make sure you get the help and support you need. They are mothers who have suffered and recovered from depression, anxiety or isolation during pregnancy or after the birth of one or more of our babies, with lived experiences they offer support, advice and information to other mothers in need. They have been supporting families for 40 years and last year received the Queen’s award of voluntary service. "Recognising the dedication, commitment and passion of all of the women with a lived experience of maternal mental illness, who have generously given their time, skills and compassion to support others.” Find out more about them here
The Woodland Trust
The Woodland Trust are an organisation protecting woodlands across the UK. They plant woods and trees to combat climate change, build a greener future for the UK and create havens for wildlife. By bringing damaged ancient woods back to life, they restore these irreplaceable ecosystems so wildlife can thrive once again. Saving woods and trees from decimation and standing against needless destruction. They lead the fight against tree pests and diseases, caring for over 1,000 woods to keep them open for you to explore and enjoy, and inspiring a love for woods and trees for generations to come. Find out more about them here.
Little Village is like a food bank, but for clothes, toys and equipment for babies and children up to the age of 5. Accepting donations of pre-loved items, which are passed on to families who need support. The items are a gift, given with love, from one family to another. By providing a warm, supportive community for the families, building connections, local networks and facilitating support between parents. Their volunteers made 7,000 phone calls to families over the past year. Based in London, with hubs in Camden, Wandsworth and Southwark. Since launching in 2016, they've supported thousands of visits from families across London. In 2020 alone, they supported 7,281 children, more than double that of the previous year. With values of love, solidarity, thriving and sustainability underpinning everything they do. Find out more here.
British Heart Foundation
The British Heart Foundation's vision is a world free from the fear of heart and circulatory diseases. A world without heartbreak. Their research has given us machines that can restart hearts, the ability to fix arteries in tiny babies, the power to give someone a heart they weren’t born with, and so much more. But heart and circulatory diseases still kill 1 in 4 in the UK, they cause heartbreak on every street. And that’s why their work is as urgent and vital as ever. Their research, is the promise to protect the people we love. The promise of future preventions, treatments and cures. Every breakthrough made has been funded by people like you. Learn more here.
Camden Carers Centre
Camden Carers is a small charity based in Camden that has been around since 1994. They support unpaid carers. A carer is anyone, including children and adults who looks after a family member, partner or friend who needs help because of their illness, frailty, disability, a mental health problem or an addiction and cannot cope without their support. The care they give is unpaid. Many carers don’t see themselves as carers and it takes them an average of two years to acknowledge their role as a carer. It can be difficult for carers to see their caring role as separate from the relationship they have with the person for whom they care, whether that relationship is as a parent, child, sibling, partner, or a friend. They support carers in a number of ways. It might be through a health check, a carers statutory assessment, or by giving information advice and guidance. They run a wide range of activities and groups for carers as well as counselling and a working for Carers project, supporting those carers that want to get closer to working. Discover more about them here.