This Christmas, we’re celebrating some of the ways our stroke groups across the UK are helping stroke survivors with their recovery and empowering them to believe “I am more than my stroke”.
Our festive run down of all the amazing things we've been able to fund following our partnership with Royal Mail.
Arlena is taking on the London Marathon to celebrate her grandmother, Ursula, who survived a stroke in 2011. Sadly, Ursula passed away in March 2020 after also suffering with dementia. Now, Arlena is running in her memory.
Byrony had a stroke on Christmas Eve 2017, aged 24. Read more about Bryony, her stroke journey and how she later volunteered for the Stroke Association.
Garry Rees, from Tredegar, Wales spent Christmas in hospital, after he had a stroke caused by a bleed in his brain in December 2019. After three months of gradual progress, the coronavirus pandemic brought Garry’s rehabilitation to an abrupt halt.
Many stroke survivors use art in their recovery and each year, through our Christmas Card Competition, a stroke survivor’s artwork is made into a limited edition Christmas card and sold in our range to raise vital funds for stroke survivors across the UK.
We’re delighted to announce our 2020 Christmas card design competition winner!
Many stroke survivors use art in their recovery. Each year, a stroke survivor’s artwork is made into a limited edition Christmas card and sold in our card range to raise vital funds for stroke survivors.
Our Christmas card competition 2022 is now open! See the winner of our previous competition in 2021: Homeward Bound by stroke survivor Haydn Canter.
The Stroke Association Christmas shop 2021 is open! Discover our festive range of charity cards and gifts. Every purchase helps rebuild lives after stroke.