Many charities like Supporting Older People rely on volunteers to help provide life saving services to people in our community but due to the pandemic, volunteers have been in sort supply. The lack of volunteers has had a huge impact on many charities, something ITV calendar News wanted to learn more about. Our very own… Continue Reading →
At the start of lockdown, Supporting Older People partnered up with Paul Welch, founder of Pablo’s Kitchen, to help provide frozen, home cooked meals to those struggling most in lockdown. Paul recently reached the major milestone of cooking his 11,000th meal from his kitchen.
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 →
We are over the moon to have received a donation of £10,000 from the amazing team at Techbuyer. For those of you who don’t know who Techbuyer are, they are global specialists in the buying, refurbishing and selling of enterprise IT equipment. Founded in 2005, with head quarters in Harrogate, Techbuyer has grown from a… Continue Reading →
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 →
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 →
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 →
As it’s National Volunteers Week, we wanted to recognise the people who have supported us and our members over the years by sharing the stories and experiences of some of our amazing volunteers. We asked our volunteers to describe in their own words, what made them want to become a volunteer, has it made a… Continue Reading →
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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