Well Done And Thanks To The Lovely Jo Aurora!

A huge well done to the lovely Jo Aurora, our fundraising manager who on 24th March abseiled down ArcelorMittal Orbit, the tallest sculpture in the UK. The magnificent looping structure of the ArcelorMittal Orbit is an iconic symbol of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and the London 2012 Games. It’s the best place to see the [...]

2017-04-28T14:30:00+00:00 March 24th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Different Strokes represent younger stroke survivors at Sentinel Stroke Audit Meeting.

The results from our recent survey on NHS services which highlighted the areas where services rated poor or variable were presented in NHS Stroke Audit meeting held last Friday. We think there is no better representitive of stroke survivors than a stroke survivor, so we sent Brin, a volunteer and stroke survivor to represent Different Strokes [...]

2017-04-28T14:35:34+00:00 February 6th, 2017|News|0 Comments

An update on last years Around The World in 8 Ways!

Last year to celebrate the 20th year since Different Strokes was established, we invited you to take part in our challenge to travel around the world in 8 ways together. You walked, wheeled, flew, climbed together and through your hard work and generosity we can confirm you have exceeded our aim of raising £20,000!!!! We are [...]

2017-04-28T14:36:37+00:00 February 3rd, 2017|News|0 Comments

Lorraine updates us on the latest news from the Local Sustainability Fund 2nd February 2017

In 2016 Different Strokes were delighted to be one of only 265 charities nationally to receive a grant from the Cabinet Office’s Local Sustainability Fund. We are using the funding to improve the way we work and to forward plan, making us stronger and more resilient. We have been meeting with our support & exercise [...]

2017-05-30T13:45:56+00:00 February 2nd, 2017|News|0 Comments

Our patron Megan Giglia honoured with MBE

We were so pleased to hear that Megan received a great surprise this year in the form of being awarded an MBE in the New Years Honours List. I am sure you agree this is so richly deserved and couldn't happen to a nicer person. Megan is a  wonderful and generous patron to Different Strokes [...]

2017-05-30T13:50:14+00:00 January 3rd, 2017|News|0 Comments

We launch our campaign video #LightInTheDark

  Many stroke survivors will experience loneliness and isolation. Help us to continue supporting working age and younger stroke survivors to reclaim their lives by giving what you can HERE Your gift of just £5 will provide an information pack and help us connect with families in need to offer life changing support. Be [...]

2017-04-28T14:43:42+00:00 November 28th, 2016|News|0 Comments