Entries by admin_k4lg0_hoo

Gemma’s 40 Day Challenge

HOOP Member and Admin Queen Gemma Corston-Love updates us on her 40 day challenge. After the Ball I had decided to set myself a challenge of raising £4000 in 40 days so we could send another child to a MoreLife camp THIS summer!Well that challenge took a whole new direction when I received a phone […]

Thanks to our Patron – Jessie Pavelka

Message from HOOP Director, Jill Tipping Lesley and I would like to officially thank our Patron, Jessie Pavelka, for his continued belief in our work and his tireless involvement in fundraising for HOOP. Earlier on this year, Jessie committed to supporting HOOP with the production of his 2015 calendar, the launch of which was announced […]

HOOP Climb Snowdon

  It’s one thing having an idea…and it’s another making it happen… HOOP (Helping Overcome Obesity Problems) Supporter, Annie Cummins, contacted RAW Adventures to Climb Snowdon at the end of February to enquire about organising a group climb of Snowdon, in North Wales, to raise awareness and funds for this newly formed charity.  She was positive and focused on […]

HOOP Ball Great Success!

Our thanks go to Mickey Cunningham and the Jessabelles who organised a fantastic evening for the HOOPies at The Mecure Hotel in Maidstone this past Satuday. The ball was attended by Hoopies a far a field as Jersey, Ireland, York, Manchester and Leeds. A great effort by all. The money raised will go towards funding […]


The Truth Behind Obesity Treatment Levels Uncovered In New Report DOWNLOAD FULL REPORT HERE  TACKLING OBESITY: ALL TALK, NO ACTION Obesity Charity HOOP (Helping Overcome Obesity Problems) UK has published a report highlighting the fact that despite much talk, action on obesity is low and obesity is the poor relation to other public health issues.  

HOOP UK and Virgin Active start positive dialogue

Message from Jill Tipping I am pleased to say that today I have spoken to a member of the Virgin Active Communications team. I received an apology regarding the break down in communication over a planned HOOP UK event at their Chelmsford Gym. Furthermore, I will be meeting with their representative in just over a […]

Message re Virgin Active Gym

Message from HOOP UK Director Jill Tipping Part of the HOOP UK vision is that we as a group aim to break down the stigma that surrounds obesity. It’s a big ask but bit by bit we are doing that through our fantastic groups, willing fundraisers and awareness campaigns.

Pavelka HOOP UK Tour 2013

All of the HOOP UK Team would like to say a massive THANK YOU to everyone who made the Pavelka HOOP UK Tour of 2013 such an amazing success. Our Patron, Jessie Pavelka was welcomed at different venues all over England where he was able to raise money and awareness on behalf of HOOP UK. […]