Gifts of HOPE – Your Donations in Action

Recently we distributed the Gifts of HOPE that our wonderful supporters purchased at Christmas. Animals like clutches of chickens, goats and cows were handed over to underprivileged families living in rural areas of West Bengal as part of our sustainable livelihood program. Healthy animals provide a sustainable source of food while also allowing the family…

Win a Victorian Home in Cork, Ireland

HOPE USA is delighted to announce that Deirdre Mackesy, long term supporter of The Hope Foundation in Ireland, is raffling off her property and business, for $65 per ticket, and a portion of the raffle’s proceeds will be donated to HOPE. Deirdre Mackesy is the proud owner of Robin Hill Sanctuary, which overlooks Cobh Harbor,…

Likeskills Tailoring Unit Graduates

Everyone at HOPE is incredibly proud of our most recent Likeskills Tailoring Unit graduates! We wish you all the very best of luck for the future. We are delighted that HOPE Lifeskills Training Institute has helped you gain qualifications to further your careers. Thank you to Kolkata crop nutrition brand, Indorama, for their support on…

Picture clockwise Kunal Sood, MeiMei Fox, Alexandra Mysoor, Drue Kataoka, Laura Muranka The Hope Foundation USA offers a sincere thank you to Kunal Sood and Laura Muranaka of We The Future and We The Planet, whose Clubhouse fundraiser brought in thousands of dollars of donations to HOPE’s Covid Emergency Response campaign, supporting HOPE Hospital in…

Food Distribution Begins

We have now extended our COVID emergency response to feeding those affected by the crisis in the street and slum communities.

Kolkata is now in partial lock-down. Daily laborers, migrant workers, and their families are running out of food. We need to reach these families and hand out food packs.

Live from Ireland Webcast

We want to take this opportunity to thank our donors and friends for your support for The Hope Foundation by providing for your enjoyment a “Live from Ireland” webcast on the afternoon of Friday, March 19, 2021 from 3:00 to 6:00 Eastern Standard Time, featuring: Eddie Lenihan – acclaimed as “Ireland’s greatest living storyteller” Nuadán– one…

A Tragic Announcement from Maureen

“We have been through difficult days at HOPE over the years, today is the absolute worst of them. Today, in complete shock and devastation we announce the untimely and sudden death of our beloved Geeta Venkadakrishnan. There will never be anyone like Geeta, this loss is almost impossible for us to put into words. She…

HOPE Heroes – Chiranjit Mondal

We at HOPE are both inspired and heartbroken at what our colleagues in Kolkata are dealing with during a devastating time. We wanted to share the stories of these inspirational heroes with you all, we think it shows the incredible people on the ground in Kolkata working tirelessly thanks to your donations. Our HOPE Heroes series will share thoughts and stories from our extraordinary colleagues.

Cyclone Amphan Update

Kolkata in the Aftermath of Cyclone Amphan, June 2020 Cyclone Amphan has hit the states of West Bengal and Odisha hard and the impact is exacerbated due to the existing pandemic in the country. The situation in India is dire. Food shortages and lack of access to healthcare are continuing to make life unbearable for…