Just over a year ago, Andrea Whiting was struggling with obesity, weighing over 30 stone and finding it difficult to walk. After deciding to turn her life around by eating healthily and exercising daily, she is now 14 stone lighter and recently ran the Great North Run (GNR) for UK charity HOOP, raising a fabulous £1,791. […]
Just over a year ago, Andrea Whiting weighed over 30 stone and struggled to walk, but after deciding to turn her life around through eating healthily and exercising daily, she is now 14 stone lighter and running the Great North Run (GNR) for UK charity HOOP. A civil servant of Leeds, 45 year old Andrea says […]
In response to the Government’s childhood obesity strategy published yesterday, the national obesity charity HOOP UK says it not only worryingly falls short of all expectations, it fails to deliver a cohesive plan to help one third of children who are already struggling with obesity. A director and founder of HOOP, Lesley McCormack states on […]
As a spin off to our Facebook support groups and to help boost vital funds for HOOP UK we set up a New Year Challenge group. This was closely followed by a ‘Spring into Summer’ Challenge group. Members of HOOP UK donated funds to join the group in return for expert help and advice on […]
The team at HOOP UK would like to thank everyone for their continued support. Your generosity has helped our Donated items/ Auction page to raise in excess of £10,000 since we opened it 2 years ago. Every penny of which went to furthering HOOP’s work across the country. So far this year we have […]
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