Charities Supported by the Councillor Geoff Thompson Memorial Fund


Mind in Harrogate District offers user led services providing support for people experiencing any kind of mental distress. Our centres cater for those aged 18 years and above and offer a friendly relaxed environment where you can chill out, meet people or involve yourself in the many and varied activities taking place within the centres. Registered charity no. 1151271.

Neuroblastoma LogoWe help babies and children with Neuroblastoma, a very aggressive childhood cancer, to get help abroad if they can’t join UK trials, or if they need a treatment that is only available outside the UK. We help with treatment costs, support families and fund research. Registered charity no. 1135601.

small advocacy logoProviding Crisis Advocacy for those who need help to have their voice heard in the local Harrogate district. Registered charity no. 1062187.

Mental health problems are common – but nearly nine out of ten people who experience them say they face stigma & discrimination as a result.  This can be even worse than the symptoms themselves.  Time to Change is England’s biggest programme to put a stop to this. Time To Change is a campaign organisation working in partnership with Mind Registered charity no. 219830 & Rethink Mental Illness Registered charity no. 271028.


S.N.A.P.P.Y (Special Needs Activities and Play Provision for York) is a charity that provides social and recreational opportunities for children and young people with special needs aged 5-25 in the York area. Registered charity no. 702190. The position of Trustee was achieved in the organisation & I contributed to the on-going & long term success of the Charity.




Bipolar UK is the national charity in the UK dedicated to supporting individuals with the much  misunderstood & devastating condition of bipolar, their families & carers. Registered charity no. 293340.


Please send us your stamps! We can raise money from both British and overseas stamps.It doesn’t matter if they have already been used, or if they are everyday first or second class stamps – we can collect enough of them to raise money for RNIB. We can raise more money from overseas stamps. We also collect first day covers, presentation packs and albums. (Please send your stamps to  RNIB Stamp Recycling, Xchange Master Ltd, 272 Bath Street, Glasgow, G2 4JR).