From Cashel to KolkataFebruary 15, 2017
Well done to the sixteen transition year students from Rockwell College who going to Kolkata with The Hope Foundation. Former rugby international Denis Leamy visited Rockwell earlier this week for the presentation of a €35,000 cheque to HOPE from the students.
Night of AdventureDecember 21, 2016
Wild Frontiers and The Hope Foundation present A Night of Adventure! Hear amazing tales of adventure as diverse as trekking in Afghanistan, an unaided expedition across Antarctica, motor-biking around Africa and riding a horse 3,000 miles along the Old Silk Road. Speaking at the event will be Richard Dunwoody (former champion jockey and polar adventurer), Jonny Bealby (adventurer and founder of Wild Frontiers) and Marc Leaderman (expedition leader and head of group tours). An evening that is sure to provide some colourful stories and insight into some of the world’s most intriguing destinations.
Christmas Gifts of HOPE AppealDecember 2, 2016
Actress Dame Judi Dench, Patron of The Hope Foundation, TV Presenter Sinead Kennedy and a host of Irish celebrities band together to support the Christmas Gifts of HOPE Appeal in aid of The Hope Foundation. Dame Judi, Sinead, Martin King,...
I don’t have teaching or nursing skills- Can I still volunteer overseas??November 29, 2016
100% Yes! This is probably the question I get asked most frequently when I meet people who are interested in volunteering. Sure, skills like teaching and nursing are absolutely fantastic to have while in India and every year we...
I’m Volunteering Overseas – Help! What should I pack??November 23, 2016
Packing for a trip overseas can be tricky – esp if your visiting several countries along the way. You may find yourself in the weeks before your trip panicking about what to bring, what to leave behind and spending...
Joy of GivingNovember 23, 2016
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.
Marissa Carter MasterclassNovember 22, 2016
A wonderful night was had by everyone at the fantastic event with Marissa Carter last week at Hazelwood College. Over 250 women were in attendance where they were treated to nibbles, goodies and a magnificent gift bag topped off by a mini masterclass from founder of Cocoa Brown Marissa. An incredible €12,600 was raised on the night and we are so grateful to the students and teachers of Hazelwood College in Dromcollogher for putting together such a successful event. Huge thanks to Marissa and her team along with the superb local and national sponsors of gift bag goodies and prizes on the night.
Hireco & Granning Group Charity Golf Classic a Huge Success!October 24, 2016
The Hope Foundation and the Hireco & Granning group Charity Golf Classic took place on Thursday October 13th at Castleknock Golf Club. The event which was launched by Padraig Harrington saw over 20 teams take part on the day with some great golfing prizes up for grabs for ladies and gents. Tickets to the evening dinner event with special guests Brian Ormond and Sil Fox sold out and over €35,000 was raised for the organisation.