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Love is in the air…

This month two generous couples celebrating a Wedding and a Golden Wedding Anniversary used these very special occasions to show their support for Different Strokes. Mr & Mrs Whittle celebrated their golden wedding anniversary in July 2017 and rather than asking their guests for gifts they requested they make a donation to Different Strokes instead. [...]

2017-08-03T10:18:57+00:00 August 3rd, 2017|News|0 Comments

Launching a Year of Growth & Development….

We have previously shared with you that exciting changes are happening following on from the sustainability project which completed last month. Thanks to funding from this project we are excited to announce that Different Strokes 21st Birthday this month kick starts a year of growth and development for the charity and as part of this [...]

2017-08-03T10:33:20+00:00 July 17th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Local Sustainability Update June 30th 2017

We are coming to the end of our Sustainability Project which finishes at the end of July. Many of you have participated in this project by attending Regional Group Meetings, completing surveys, and providing us with valuable and interesting feedback about what we do, who we support, and what we need for the future. Thank [...]

2017-07-11T13:05:23+00:00 July 11th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Volunteers Week 2017.

  Different Strokes relies on the hard work and dedication of our 148 amazing volunteers. Without them we would not reach and improve the lives of thousands of younger stroke survivors every year. This week we celebrated all of our volunteers and shared the inspiring stories of just a few...    Please email us here [...]

2017-07-19T15:55:04+00:00 June 1st, 2017|News|0 Comments

Different Strokes is Growing!

Different Strokes network of support groups is expanding with new groups opening in the following areas: Totnes - Devon Tipton- West Midlands Carlisle- Cumbria West Yorkshire Our groups provide a safe space for stroke survivors & their supporters to socialise, exercise and gain support and information from people who understand. Click here to find your [...]

2017-07-19T14:49:36+00:00 May 28th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Local Sustainability Update May 2017

Local Sustainability Project—a period of change and growth Different Strokes was delighted to be one of 265 charities nationally to receive a grant from the Cabinet Office’s Local Sustainability Fund. This funding is enabling us to improve the way we work, and to forward plan, making us stronger and more resilient. As part of this [...]

2017-07-19T11:13:37+00:00 May 4th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Show Your Support and Take Part in My Mile.

Join us this May for Stroke Awareness Month as we celebrate the everyday milestones of stroke recovery, from moving a hand for the first time to going back to work and everything in between. Taking part in our family and friends event, My Mile will help to fund valuable services for younger stroke survivors and their families, such [...]

2017-07-19T11:11:42+00:00 May 3rd, 2017|News|0 Comments

Local Sustainability Fund Update From Lorraine Ayres

Different Strokes was delighted to be one of 265 charities nationally to receive a grant from the Cabinet Office’s Local Sustainability Fund. This funding is enabling us to improve the way we work, and to forward plan, making us stronger and more resilient. As part of this work, we encouraged stroke survivors and their family members [...]

2017-07-19T11:06:43+00:00 April 28th, 2017|News|0 Comments