What will you bake this October?

This October take part in our annual baking week for Give a Hand and Bake . Every year people from all over the UK bake to support people recovering from stroke. Whether you are a dab hand in the kitchen or a whisking your first batch, everything tastes better with a big dollop of friends. 

Sign up now to host your own bake sale to support stroke survivors 

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Why bake?

Having a bake sale is a great way to see friends, family and colleagues for a good catch up, with a slice of cake and cuppa, whist supporting a great cause. Stroke strikes every five minutes, and is still the fourth single largest cause of death in the UK. The money you raise will allow us to support stroke survivors and get one step closer to conquering stroke. 

Knead a little inspiration?

If you need some help don't worry we will help you start baking:
  • When you sign up you’ll receive our baking pack to help you all the way
  • We'll send you some handy recipe cards for you to follow and impress your friends
It’s as easy as 1,2,3. Pick a date, invite some friends and bake.

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See the difference you bake

Stroke can change a life in an instant. My Stroke Guide is here to help support recovery. My Stroke Guide is an online tool that gives free access to trusted information about different types of stroke, risk factors and secondary conditions, as well as advice on prevention and improving health. 

It has practical tools and over 200 videos to help a stroke survivor to understand stroke and manage its effects. This includes a dedicated section for family and friends which provides information on the impact of stroke and advice about supporting loved ones. Our online community connects thousands of people so they can share stories and tips and find out how they can manage their recovery. 

My Stroke Guide can help support recovery, no matter where you live, 24/7.

  • £20 could pay for us to reach six people with My Stroke Guide.
  • £65 could pay for our trained volunteers to introduce My Stroke Guide to stroke clubs and groups across the country for a month.
  • £240 could pay for a tablet for Co-ordinators to demonstrate My Stroke Guide to Stroke Survivors in their homes (additional cost of £15/month for data).

By baking for Give a Hand and Bake you are giving support to stroke survivors and their families. That’s a pretty incredible accomplishment from a few cupcakes and pies isn’t it? And that’s why we need you to sign up today.