‘Legacy Week’, beginning on October 30th, is an annual awareness week during which Irish people are reminded of the importance of making their will and asked to consider including a legacy gift to a charity they care about. TV Personality Darren Kennedy is an ambassador for ‘My Legacy’ and he speaks in this fantastic video…Details
Laura Morgenstern works at The Hope Foundation head office in Cork and traveled to Kolkata as a group leader as part of HOPE’s School Immersion Programme. Laura traveled with students from Templemore Secondary School and Regina Mundi College Cork.
Here you can read Laura’s daily diary about the groups experiences in Kolkata.Details
Have you seen him……? One of our amazing volunteers, Kevin, is after setting off around the entire country of Ireland to fundraise for HOPE in a very unique way…. Kevin is going to kick a point in every one of Irelands club and county GAA grounds – all 1,616 of them. Join him on his…Details
The Hope Foundation are delighted to launch our ‘Joy of Giving’ campaign.
This Christmas you can purchase a gift of HOPE from as little as €5 from our HOPE Shop. Please take a few minutes to read this year’s Christmas message from our founder Maureen Forrest by clicking the image opposite.
Thank you for all the support during the year.Details
At the third annual International Women’s Day Luncheon on Friday (3rd March), Hope founder and Hon. Director Maureen Forrest, MC RTE’s Ruth Scott and author Moira Geary (the Recombobulator) joined forces as special guests, to highlight the role of women in society and raise awareness for marginalised women and girls in Kolkata, India.Details
Award winning photographer Arthur Carron’s exhibition at the CHQ building was opened by Miriam O’Callaghan on Thursday July 14th and was a fantastic success. During his time in India photographing amazing cities and their welcoming people he also witnessed the extremely harsh conditions in which many people live in Kolkata. Upon his return to…Details
We commenced sending young people on the HOPE You Can Paint programme in 2014 and have had three groups travel to Kolkata to work with HOPE since that time. A new departure for us it has developed into a pivotal part of our school year and the programmes and opportunities we deliver to young people.Details
This years Student Immersion Programme is well underway with 3 groups having already made the journey to Kolkata. The students spend a memorable week visiting HOPE projects and taking part in cultural exchange activities.
Below are some photos sent back from this years groups so far.Details
There was an amazing turnout in glorious sunshine for the 20th anniversary Calcutta Run last Saturday! HOPE is privileged to be partnered with such a great event, organised by the amazing people at the Law Society of Ireland. Thank you to RTE’s Nuala Carey and also to Alison Canavan for taking part and supporting the event this year.Details