Fossett’s Christmas Circus

๐‡๐Ž๐๐„ ๐ข๐ฌ ๐๐ž๐ฅ๐ข๐ ๐ก๐ญ๐ž๐ ๐ญ๐จ ๐ฉ๐ซ๐ž๐ฌ๐ž๐ง๐ญ ๐…๐จ๐ฌ๐ฌ๐ž๐ญ๐ญ’๐ฌ ๐‚๐ก๐ซ๐ข๐ฌ๐ญ๐ฆ๐š๐ฌ ๐‚๐ข๐ซ๐œ๐ฎ๐ฌ! Our friends at Ireland’s national circus have generously donated tickets to HOPE. All you can expect from a Fossett production, featuring world class performers along with a sparkle of Christmas festive cheer in a fast paced 2-hour performance. This special show is taking place on Tuesday December…

Will You Make a Christmas Promise?

HOPE Launches Their “Christmas Promise” Appeal 23 years ago our founder Maureen was volunteering in Kolkata and met some young girls who had been rescued from the streets. Witnessing the horror they had endured, Maureen made a promise to those children that she would dedicate the rest of her life to fundraising for the protection…

Rose of Tralee Returns to Kolkata

We are delighted to welcome the newly crowned Rose of Tralee Rachel Duffy to Kolkata!ย  Rachel will spend this week visiting HOPE projects and meeting many of the children in our care. HOPE has a long and proud partnership with the Rose Festival and a key component of that relationship has been the annual trip…

Manchester United Legends Visit Kolkata

Manchester United legends Wes Brown and Mikael Silvestre recently visited Kolkata and took the time to meet some of the children from our Residential Childcare Centres and took part in a Friendship Soccer Match with the children! We are extremely thankful to Mr. Soumya Dasgupta from the Manchester United Fan Club of Kolkata for organising…

Ghostbusters Car to Feature in Cannonball 2022

The first ever Ecto-1 Ghostbusters Car, which was built in Ireland, will be on display at Cannonball Ireland in September! The 200 supercars will blast off from Malahide Castle on Friday, September 9. The event, which sees a fleet of amazing cars make their way to Cork to raise money for The Hope Foundation. Cannonball…

Week of HOPE 2022

October is a special month in The Hope Foundationโ€™s fundraising calendar and a vital time to raise much needed funds for our projects supporting street and slum connected children and their families in Kolkata

A Look Inside Punorjibon Boys Home

The Punorjibon Protection Home, translated as โ€˜new beginnings’, was established in 2005 to cater for solvent addicted street-connected and slum-dwelling children. Boys rescued from Kolkata and Howrah railway platforms, who were forced into substance abuse due to extreme poverty, hunger and in an attempt to gain a release from their daily trauma, are rescued and…

Hooghly River Run

From Kolkata, the Hooghly River runs 63km into Port Blair, located in the Bay of Bengal. Will you virtually run/walk/swim/cycle the length of this section in September to raise funds for our projects working with street-connected and slum-dwelling children in Kolkata, India? It couldn’t be easier to sign up for this September challenge and automatically…