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We’re back! Welcome to the brand new Spoonie Survival Kits!

Well this is exciting, isn’t it…

Hey everyone! We’re back! How’ve you been?!

It’s been a long 8 months of reforming Spoonie Survival Kits, and we’ve been a little quiet whilst that’s been going on. However, I’m so excited to announce that WE ARE BACK and ready to launch the first batch of our brand new kits, as a brand new social enterprise. If you’ve supported us for a while, you’ll be aware of how we used to operate and understand just how crucial it was to adapt SSK in the way that we have. SO, keep on reading to find out more about what’s been happening, some of the necessary changes we’ve made, and how things are going to be from now on…

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New Charity: Ehlers-Danlos Support UK!

We are over the moon to have hit our fundraising target of £500 for POTS UK! Many thanks to Morwenna for all her fundraising support, and to everybody who works within the charity for all the amazing work you do. We hope our donation helps! That brings our overall total raised to £3500, and we’re …

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Fundraising: Project Spoonie Valentine

This year, we teamed up with Project Parent to do something a bit different this Valentines Day. We wanted to host an event that not only would raise funds for our projects, but also help to share some love around the chronic illness community at what can be a challenging time of year for many. …

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2016 Round-Up: Spoonie Survival Kits

On behalf of SSK, I’d like to say a HUGE thank you to everybody who’s supported us this year, whether that’s through buying a kit, fundraising for us, or simply spreading the word about what we do… we appreciate it more than you know! 2016 has been a fab year for us and so we wanted to put …

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Waves Book Launch – September 2016

A little while ago, Spoonie Survival Kits were kindly invited to attend the book launch of Waves, Jared A Carnie’s debut novel, in Sheffield. I met Jared last year through my spoonie friend Faye, and they’re both the loveliest, most talented people. On the night, copies of Waves were available to attendees in return for donations. …

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Why ‘Spoonie’ Survival Kits?

One question we often get asked is the meaning of the word ‘Spoonie’. Those of us who have been in the chronic illness community for a long time often forget that it isn’t actually a part of others’ everyday vocabulary, so here we’ve put together a short explanation of where the word ‘Spoonie’ comes from, …

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