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Christmas at Strode Park

Help us celebrate the festive season this year with our residents.

Fill. Wrap. Deliver

Help us to deliver 165 filled shoe boxes to all our residents and service users this Christmas. Donations are open now and will close on Friday 8 December.

Our Shoe Box gift giving appeal is a great way to support our residents this Christmas. Simply fill a shoe box with some items that our residents would like (ideas below), wrap it and then drop it off to us.

We’ll make sure our clients have them in time for Christmas.

Drop off points

  • Strode Park House, Lower Herne Road, Herne, CT6 7NE
  • Wilbee & Sons, 107 Mortimer St, Herne Bay CT6 5ER
  • Strode Park’s Charity Shop, Bank Street, Herne Bay, CT6 5EY

Ideas of what to include in your box:

  • Sensory toys
  • Toiletries
  • Games/Puzzles
  • Books
  • Stationery
  • Cuddly toys
  • Clothing/blankets
  • Hats, gloves, scarf
  • Socks

What not to include

  • Food
  • Drink
  • Perishables
  • Sharp objects
  • Breakable objects
  • Used or damaged items


Christmas shoe box appeal 2023

Help send some festive cheer to our residents. Not all of them will receive cards at Christmas so, if you’d like to send a card to a resident, please send them to the address below and we’ll distribute them to our homes.

Christmas Card Appeal
Strode Park Foundation
Strode Park House, Lower Herne Road,
Herne, Kent

If you’d like to receive a reply, please include your postal address and our carers will assist our residents in sending some back. Writing cards and sending them aids our service users with their independence.


Christmas Card Appeal

Making a donation to Strode Park Foundation is really easy and will make the biggest difference to all the people who use our services.

The money you give will go towards making sure some of the most vulnerable people in our communities have the vital care and support they need.


Sign up for our 2023 Christmas Jumper Day and help support children, young people and adults with disabilities in Kent.

Join us on Friday 8 December by putting on your best festive favourite knitwear. Whether you’re in your office, school or at home, simply donate what you can (suggested £2) or collect from your colleagues and friends and let’s raise as much money as we can this Christmas for Strode Park Foundation.

Once you have collected your fundraising money you can pay it into us online or you can contact us on 01227 373292 and we’d be happy to come and collect it.

Or you can make your donation via our JustGiving page.


Christmas Jumper Day 2023

Our new Bake, Cake and Make hampers have been inspired by all the yummy festive treats you get at Christmas time.

Our raffle is £1 a ticket and our four lucky winners will each get a hamper with everything included to make the bakes, including baking trays, cake tins, ingredients (minus eggs and butter) and all the instructions required.

Our hampers are:

  • Classic Christmas cake
  • Glorious gingerbread
  • Chocolate yule log
  • Merry mince pies

The raffle will be drawn on Friday 1 December. All hampers will need to be collected or delivery can be made locally.


Christmas Hampers 2023