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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Spoonie Survival Kits

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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2016 Christmas Spoonie Survival Kit

Christmas 2016 Spoonie Survival Kits

2016 Christmas Spoonie Survival Kit THEY’RE HERE! Now that we’re into November, it’s perfectly acceptable to begin the countdown until Christmas, right…? Our 2016 Christmas Kits contain loads of lovely festive items to help you get in the Christmassy mood, regardless of your health. These kits contain things to do, wear, make and eat and …

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Writing Opportunity – Want To See Your Story In A Book?

WRITING OPPORTUNITY! We are currently working with a publishing company to release an uplifting book about chronic illness, and we’re looking for writers to submit their personal stories! All royalties from sales of the book will be donated to Spoonie Survival Kits and used to fund the creation of future kits. We’ll pick a handful …

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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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Spoonie Survival Kits

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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New Charity: POTS UK

We’re really pleased to have POTS UK on board as our next charity, we’re hoping to raise £500 for them! POTS (Postural Tachycardia Syndrome) is a debilitating autonomic disorder that is often undiagnosed, especially in young people, due to a lack of awareness/ understanding of the condition. POTS UK is a fab charity that aims to …

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£500 For Fibromyalgia Action UK!

Yay, just hit our fundraising target of £500 for Fibromyalgia Action UK to contribute towards the amazing work they do, raising awareness and supporting sufferers of Fibromyalgia. Massive thank you to Ella Vine for your support, and also to anybody who bought a kit in the last few months! That brings our overall total to over …

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