News from Supportability

Read the latest news about the what we’ve been getting up to and how we’ve been helping out in the community.

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£4,700 raised at the Stockport Business Awards

We had the pleasure of being Charity of the Year at the 2019 Stockport Business Awards and we were there on Thursday evening (10th October) at the prestigious awards at the beautiful Stockport Town Hall. Nearly 400 people were in attendance at the black tie dinner to celebrate the success and achievements of the region’s […]

Help us to win £1,000

We are calling on supporters to nominate the charity to win a £1,000 festive financial boost as part of Ecclesiastical Insurance’s annual 12 days of giving Christmas campaign. The specialist insurer will be giving 120 different charities an early Christmas gift of a £1,000 donation, with 10 winners announced each weekday from 7 to 22 December. […]

Read ‘Why Can’t We?’ interview with five-time C1 World Champion, Katie Toft

The focus for this year’s World Cerebral Palsy Day on 6th October, was for people with CP to share their achievements and to promote the changes they are advocating in society.  To celebrate  this, ‘Why Can’t We?’ who specialise in raising awareness of disability sports in the media, interviewed five-time C1 World Champion, Katie Toft […]

Calling all quiz masters – virtual pub quiz in aid of Supportability

We’re delighted to tell you that The Petersgate Tap in Stockport will be holding a virtual charity pub quiz with Supportability as the beneficiary, in celebration of this year’s CAMRA’s Stockport Beer Week. You may remember that we were to be charity partner for the Stockport Beer and Cider Festival in May. Naturally this was […]

Happy 60th Birthday to Gareth!

We had a very special birthday celebration last week at Cheddle Lodge! It was our resident Gareth’s 60th birthday. We were planning to take Gareth to Disneyland Paris for his big day but of course due to the pandemic this sadly wasn’t possible for this year. We were delighted however to throw a ‘lockdown’ party […]

Golf Day Cancellation

After careful consideration and following discussions with Heaton Moor Golf Club, our main sponsors for the event (ACS) and taking into account current guidance in place regarding Covid-19, we’ve have had to make the very difficult and disappointing to decision to cancel this year’s annual golf day due to take place in September. This would […]

Sue Stern shares her poems about her daughter who had Cerebral Palsy

We’re delighted to have more to share with you from author Sue Stern. For those of you who haven’t read Sue’s work here before, she’s the author of the book, The Child Who Spoke With Her Eyes. In Sue’s own words ‘the story of our beautiful, charismatic daughter, Vanessa, who had cerebral palsy, but who […]

Author Sue Stern Shares her Howard Lovy interview

We’re delighted to have more to share from Sue Stern, author of ‘The Child Who Spoke With Her Eyes’. This month Sue has kindly shared a podcast interview she had with US editor and writer Howard Lovy called – ‘Inspirational Indie Authors: Sue Stern’s Memoir of Her Daughter’s Life With Cerebral Palsy is Also the […]

Katie’s latest blog – Why do people always stare at us?

We’re absolutely delighted to feature Katie’s latest blog ‘Why do people always stare at us?’ Katie Holmes is 13 and writes about her life and experiences of living with Cerebral Palsy. Over to you Katie… Hey Everyone! Today’s blog is all about why people have to stare. Do not get me wrong, staring is normal, […]