Message of Appreciation

  A message of appreciation from our Hon. Director Maureen Forrest and her family.   I would like to thank everyone most sincerely for all your support and kindness following the recent death of my beloved husband Dick which was so sudden and heartbreaking. I now begin the journey to try and get my life…

Immersion Programme in Full Swing!

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.

CNN My Freedom Project

HOPE were delighted to take part in the annual CNN My Freedom Day this week, appearing on CNN news as well as on their website and across their social media platforms.

The CNN Freedom Project highlights modern day slavery and actively fights trafficking globally.

Calcutta Run Launch

We were delighted to join the Law Society of Ireland, Gavin Duffy and the amazing founders and reps in attending the launch of Calcutta Run 2018.

This year, to mark the 20th anniversary, there will be satellite runs in NYC, Kolkata and Cork!

Thank you to Mason Hayes for hosting and to all who came along.

Dick Forrest RIP

It is with deep regret that we announce the death of Dick Forrest, beloved husband of our Hon Director Maureen Forrest. The Hope Foundation will be forever indebted to Dick. His kindness and support of Maureen’s work as our volunteer CEO over the past 20 years was a testament to his great heart. He was…