Supporting disadvantaged & vulnerable families

Helping Families in our Communities

Providing Essential Help & Support

Last year we supported over 1000 families in Newcastle & Stoke


Alice Charity helps to move families in crisis forward from a dark place to a brighter future. Our flexible and respectful services are available to any Stoke-on-Trent and Newcastle-Under-Lyme family.
We listen. We respond. We care.

Little Kindnesses
Our adhoc support

Our flexibility allows us to respond to need with support as varied as school uniform, Christmas gifts, travel costs and emergency requests. 

Spread love and kindness and donate to our appeals.

Pass it On
Donate household items & furniture

Help local families with quality, pre-loved furniture and household items, such as beds, wardrobes, drawers, kitchen equipment, utensils, microwaves, cookers, sofas, chairs, tables and fridge freezers. 

People’s Pantry
Supply families in crisis with food parcels

Help to fill hungry tummies and donate non-perishable foods, such as breakfast cereal; tinned products, such as fruit and veg; dried foods, such as pasta, rice, tinned pies, meat, tuna, sandwich paste and long-life milk.

Bump & Beyond
Support new mums& mums-to-be

Support new parents in your community with emotional support and essential baby equipment including cots, pushchairs and baby clothes.

Big Cup
Discover your local play sessions

Join our free weekly baby and toddler group based within your community. Enjoy a snack, join in with the fun activities and make new friends.

How you can help
Be a community champion 

Support us with donations for our People’s Pantry, Pass it On and Bump and Beyond projects. Join our regular giving schemes Family Fiver and Fortunate 500. Support our fundraising events or even put on your own event.

A Little Kindness Makes a Big Difference

Supporting local families living in poverty across Stoke-on-Trent & Newcastle-Under-Lyme

Alice Charity offers a helping hand when times get tough to families living in your community. It’s a cuppa and a chat when life seems to be out of control. It’s food in the fridge, a danger-free home, debt advice, new parent support, a good night’s sleep and a great day at school. It’s knowing that if we improve the lives of those we support, we improve our whole community.

It’s thanks to your kindness that we can continue to give this crucial support to vulnerable and disadvantaged families who are living in poverty in our city.

Make a difference today, donate online now.

Support Our Causes
Change Local Lives

Continue to help struggling new parents across Stoke and Newcastle. You can support our causes in various ways, make an online donation, hold your own event, order a collection bucket or join any of our 2 regular giving schemes.

Help My Community

Donate Items & Food
Improve Standards of Living 

Pass on your pre-loved items or equipment, or help to fill hungry tummies with our People’s Pantry food bank. Sadly, many families living in your area are surviving without basic household items. Check if your donation is suitable and find out further details.

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We’re Here to Help

In Times of Crisis

Family Support
How we can help your family

Anyone can refer into Alice Charity – you can even refer yourself. We require a completed referral form then we’ll contact you to arrange a home visit and get things moving.

Emergency Food Supplies
How we can help feed your family

Do you have children in your care? Do you require urgent support? Contact our People’s Pantry team today to see how we can help you and your family with our food supplies.

School Uniforms & Equipment
Educational support

Don’t let your child miss out on their education due to a lack of school uniform or equipment. Download and complete your referral form and get your kids kitted out for school.

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What you can do 

Thanks to your support, we’ve been able to help more than 5185 local families get back on their feet over the last eight years. Your kindness means we can offer an accessible lifeline to local families in times of crisis. No criteria. No jumping through hoops. Just the help they need, as soon as they need it. Become part of the Alice family today and help to transform local lives in Stoke and Newcastle.

Alice Charity does not receive any government funding, so we really do count on the kindness of local people like you. Your donations make a massive difference to families living in poverty in your community. Take a look at our projects and see the difference you can make to the lives of local people.

Beds & Bedding
For a warm place to sleep

Support a child either co-sleeping, sleeping on the sofa or even on the floor.

Microwaves & Cookers
To eat healthy cooked meals

Help parents with the means to cook and provide their family with healthy meals.

Household Items
Turning a house into a home

Deliver and install furniture, carpets & safety equipment.

School Support
Getting kids into school

Helping kids with school uniform, food, bags and stationery, as well as supporting their families.

Emotional Support
Leaning into your discomfort

Provide families with emotional support at home visits & community sessions.

Family Support Team
Delivering our caring services

Support our ever-growing team with skills, equipment and training.

The Stats & Facts

Creating Community Support for New Parents


Almost a quarter of all children in Newcastle-Under-Lyme live in low income families


It’s 100% acknowledged that a childhood spent in poverty negatively impacts education, future income and health

Nearly a third of all children in Stoke-On-Trent live in low income families

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Fortunate 500 Christmas Baubles

Fortunate 500 Christmas Baubles

On Wednesday 1st December we were delighted to welcome all our Fortunate 500 Baubles sponsors to our new offices for a look around, a glass of mulled wine and a mince pie or two, a lovely way to start our Christmas activities. It was lovely to see so many members of...


Christmas Toy AppealDue to unprecedented demand on our services, we are about to run out of toys. For the first time ever Alice may not be able to support all of the families that have been referred in to us. With families being hit harder than ever, we have received...

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