Do YOU love cake?

Become our VFTS bake off champion in our Great VFTS Bake Off competition at our Family Fun Day event on Saturday 10th August. Help us raise money for our 10for10 campaign to continue our vital work.

Become a Volunteer

Give back to the community by joining our dedicated team of volunteers! We have various roles available.

Make a Donation

YOUR donation can help improve the lives of both parents and children alike in Salford and Greater Manchester

Make a referral

We are open for professionals across Manchester and Salford to send in Referrals for clients who need baby essentials.

Parcels delivered across GM Since March 2020
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Families helped with baby essentials since 2020
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Referral agencies working with us to support families

Encouraging, Empowering & Connecting families

Our Guiding Principles

Visit From The Stork is proudly supported by:

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What we do

We have lots of projects going on in Greater Manchester all of which aim to create a support network for parents, connecting families together and helping them through both hard times and celebrating the good. We are there with them every step of the journey.

Baby and family essentials

Stork Support is our core service, giving free and low cost vital baby and household essentials to the most vulnerable families in need across Greater Manchester & Salford.

Breastfeeding support

BOOBS empowers women in Salford and Bury to be open about their breastfeeding experiences and inspire others to breastfeed for longer.

Employability skills & UC support

Boost your knowledge, confidence and skills through a short employability course with Stork Boost!

New and pre-loved items

Stork Store is our online and physical store, selling pre-loved and new toys, as well as baby clothes, nappies and more at discounted prices

Stork Peer Support & Family Events

Our Stork Connections peer support group aims to connect and support families together in local areas across Manchester and is a way to continue to help our Stork Support clients with baby essentials.

10 for 10 Fundraising campaign

10 for 10 is our 10th year anniversary fundraising campaign. Our aim is to raise £10,000 of unrestricted income to help support parents even more across Greater Manchester.


Your donation will help make the lives of parents and children in Salford & Greater Manchester better.

We appreciate all contributions, big or small, so thank you for your generosity.


£10 pays for volunteers to deliver baby essentials to up to 6 families


£15 helps pay for mums to access BOOBS Peer support


£20 pays for one hour of rent in the hall for our sessions


£25 pays for a baby essentials pack for one week for a child


£50 pays for two children to have brand new toys for their birthday or Christmas


£50 pays for specialist breastfeeding support or towards tongue tie

Your financial contribution helps us protect the next generation of children

A small financial contribution helps us support parents with vital services – so they can give their children the best possible start.

We know a small helping hand goes a long way – help us be the ‘friend’ parents can turn to when they need advice, practical support or information.


Our Inspiring Volunteers

Our amazing team of dedicated volunteers donate their time and expertise to help support parents and children in Salford and Greater Manchester


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Ready to Change Lives? Become a Volunteer With Us!

Whether it is a breastfeeding peer supporter, someone who delivers baby items or if you just want to help out at an event, join our team of amazing volunteers and give back to your community!

Our shop runs on donations - donate your toys, clothes or baby items today

We need donations to help support those most in need in Salford & Greater Manchester – from clothes and school uniforms to toys and baby items, check out our wishlist using the button below to see what we need and see how to donate!