SOP Fabulous at 40 , A Thank You To Our Sponsors

This week we are hosting our SOP Fabulous at 40 Black Tie event, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Harrogate, to celebrate the charity turning 40 in 2022.

Supporting Older People was founded back in 1982, with a mission to alleviate loneliness and isolation often experienced by older people living on their own.

Although over the years the charity has had to change and adapt its services to meet the needs of its clients and the ever changing landscape, that mission has always been at the core of everything we do.

Over the last 40 years it’s been a real rollercoaster. We’ve had our ups and downs, especially over the last couple years, but we are proud to still be here, stronger than ever. This is is all down to our amazing team, volunteers and board of trustees.

To celebrate our 40th anniversary, we wanted to make a splash and host a black tie event for our volunteers, supporters, members, and everyone in between, not only to thank them for all their hard work but to raise much needed funds for the charity.

During the night there will be live entertainment, a three course dinner and lots of dancing. We are also holding a raffle and auction where guests can bid on some amazing prices, with all the money raised going back into the charity.

The sponsorship and prizes we have received for the event has been overwhelming. From the entire team, we wanted to say a huge thank to the following individuals and businesses who have contributed to our 40th anniversary bash:

Our Sponsors

  • Home Instead
  • Care Home Finder
  • Fisher Care Group
  • Artus Digital
  • Harrogate Neighbours

Auction/Silent Auction Prizes

  • “FLORAL RIFFS : SUMMER BOUQUET by Kim Coley, Part of series of original prints.
    Kim is a figurative artist based in North Yorkshire
    Overnight accommodation at the: AC Marriott Salford Quays, Holiday Inn Hull Marina, Crowne Plaza Leeds, Holiday Inn Peterborough
  • SPORTS PACKAGE: Harrogate Town football club – family ticket, a Signed Castleford Tigers shirt, a Castleford Tigers family match day ticket and a Authentic image of Sir Geoff Hurst’s 3rd goal in the World Cup final 1966
  • PAUL FOGATY – COCKTAIL EXPERT: A one to one cocktail tutorial in your own home, with all ingredients, equipment and glassware supplied.
  • MINI CAR EXPERIENCE: The prize is a track day at Oulton Park , Donington Park or Croft. You will be taken by one of our experienced drivers for some fast laps, then it will be your turn to have a go! This experience is for 2 people.
  • PETE McKEE SIGNED LIMITED EDITION PRINT: A silkscreen print on paper, signed in pencil, limited edition of 150. McKee draws on themes of relationships, nostalgia and popular mass culture and combines these with a wonderful self-deprecating humour. This was donated by Red House Originals
  • GOLF PACKAGE: 4 ball at Pannal Golf Club plus a bottle of Glen Moray Whiskey
  • TWO SEPARATE PET PORTRAITS BY KUKARINA YURIEVNA: Kukarina is a refuge from the Ukraine now working to establish herself as an artist in the UK.
  • MARCO PIERRE WHITE VIP PACKAGE: The Great White Food Festival – 28th to 30th October 2022. Includes entry to the festival, access to VIP enclosure, glass of fizz, meet the chefs, exclusive Masterclasses and talks, VIP goody bag.
  • ERNESTO ROGATA – STREET PHOTOGRAPHER ONE TO ONE TUTORIAL: A 3 hour street photography workshop for a maximum of 3 people. A look at the history of street photography before heading out into the streets to take photos. Including refreshments.

Raffle Prizes

  • Circa Vintage Boutique voucher
  • Crown Jewellers voucher
  • Fodder – Sweet hamper & day passes to David Lloyd
  • Fodder – Afternoon Tea for two
  • Hotel Du Vin – Two Course Dinner & bottle of house wine
  • Rudding Park – Supper and Roof Top Spa for two
  • Peter Gotthard voucher
  • Cook vouchers – Meal, sides and pudding for two
  • Family Yorkshire Show Ticket
  • Spirit of Harrogate gin
  • Nutra Bullet
  • Beauty by Rebekah – Daoyin Tao
  • Beauty by Rebekah – Katherine Daniels Bespoke Facial
  • Beauty by Rebekah – Katherine Daniels Pamper Pack
  • Beauty by Rebekah – Katherine Daniels wax heater & oils
  • Photo by Sam Oaks – Countryside Photo
  • The Deli Sandwich Shop –breakfast for 2
  • Stuzzi voucher
  • Bettys tea and biscuits hamper
  • Eve Taylor diffuser and foot care set
  • Treatment Rooms voucher
  • Balterzens voucher
  • Heals voucher
  • Oliveta voucher
  • Champagne supplied by David Krushell
  • Grantley afternoon tea for two donated by Clever Association
  • Hotel Chocolat Everything Collection donated by Pippa Seed, Life Coach

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