SOP Fabulous at 40, A Night to Remember

On the 2nd of July, we hosted our 'SOP Fabulous at 40' black tie event in celebration of Supporting Older Peoples 40th Anniversary, and what a night it was!  Guests started to arrive at the Crown Plaza Hotel, Harrogate and were greeted by the amazing Love Pop Choir who perfectly set the scene for the... Continue Reading →

Upwards and Onwards for SOP

Even though last year was one of the toughest we have experienced here at Supporting Older People, thanks to our amazing team and army of volunteers, we continued to support our elderly members and those most in need in our community. Together we have achieved so much during the pandemic, reaching amazing milestones and pulling... Continue Reading →

Improving The Mental Health of Our Members

2020 has been a rollercoaster for all of us but in particular the elderly and vulnerable people in our community, putting a huge strain on their mental heath. Many of the people we support live alone, or have little to no support network. During the pandemic, we've been working even harder to combat loneliness and... Continue Reading →

Celebrating a Milestone, The 5000th Meal

Harrogate Charity Supporting Older People are celebrating the milestone of Paul Welch's 5000th meal cooked in his home kitchen and delivered by the team of volunteer drivers to older and vulnerable people in more than 100 runs since the project began in May. Nearly 2 tonnes of food have gone into over 60 different recipes.... Continue Reading →

Summer 2020 Newsletter

Note From Kate It is such a long time since we’ve seen you all and we miss you!During lockdown my Husband Ernesto and I have both been working from home – he's been making television programmes in the kitchen and I’ve a spot in the sitting room with Hemingway the cat, who has also been... Continue Reading →

Physical distancing, never social

Kate was delighted to be approached by independent film maker, Natasha Marburger, who is Director of the London and Los Angeles Independent Film Festivals. She has made a film and was looking for a charity to link it to. We were thrilled to say yes! The film stars Paul Barber and Carolyn Lyster. It was produced by... Continue Reading →

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