HOPE USA Gala Fundraising Dinner

HOPE USA’s 2020 Gala Fundraising Event will bring together up to 150 supporters from the US and Ireland to celebrate The Hope Foundation’s 20 year anniversary and, most importantly, honor Maureen Forrest, the founder of The Hope Foundation. Keynote speaker for the evening is Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, eldest child of Bobby and Ethel Kennedy. Kathleen…

Amazon Smile

You can support HOPE USA this giving season simply by shopping online at Amazon! AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon that lets customers enjoy the same wide selection of products, low prices, and convenient shopping features as on Amazon.com. The difference is that when customers shop on AmazonSmile (smile.amazon.com), the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate…

Educational Sponsorship Program Campaign

  We urgently need child sponsors for our programme in Kolkata. We have 49 children and 29 teenagers and young adults on the Educational Sponsorship list waiting for sponsors. Can you help us?  For as little as €5 euro a week you will change a life. The Hope Foundation’s Educational Sponsorship Program was set up to…

Peaches Kemp in Kolkata

Domini and Peaches Kemp have become two of Ireland’s leading food entrepreneurs after opening the popular Itsa café on Abbey Street in 1999. The company has now expanded to include seven branches of Itsa stores and six Itsa cafés, an outdoor catering company and speciality coffee outlet, Joe’s.

Peaches took her entrepreneurial skills to Kolkata in 2018. In this piece Peaches talks about her volunteering experience and her renewed faith in kindness.