HOPE have a full time position available for a Fundraising & Events Officer with an immediate start.
The Annual Dublin lunch will make a welcome return on Thursday 25th November at The Intercontinental Hotel, Ballsbridge. This is a very special lunch as it will be HOPE’s first live event since COVID and we cannot wait to meet all our friends and supporters in person again!
HOPE Hospital have received the first lot of Covishield vaccines and are starting to vaccinate below poverty line card holders as well as the street and slum population.
The Hope Foundation is delighted to announce the return of the Annual Cork Lunch. Thank you for your support over the last 18 months. We are looking forward to seeing you all again, in person.
In this video update our colleague Santasil interviews our Education Sponsorship Programme Co-ordinator, Gautam, about how the Bhagar programme grew from just 44 children 5 years ago, to over 300 children now receiving sponsorship.
Our Blindness Eradication Programme, sponsored by Specsavers Ireland, has resumed in West Bengal after being temporarily suspended during lockdown.
On 25th May Cyclone Yaas devastated the coastal area of West Bengal, south east of Kolkata. Over a thousand villages were completely submerged.
As a result of the incredible response to our emergency appeal, and the acute need for beds for patients increasing by the day, we have today, 14th May, opened a Satellite Health Facility.
We have now extended our COVID emergency response to feeding those affected by the crisis in the street and slum communities.
Kolkata is now in partial lock-down. Daily laborers, migrant workers, and their families are running out of food. We need to reach these families and hand out food packs.
We have been completely overwhelmed by the staggering generosity of the Irish people in the past few weeks. As a result of such a huge outpouring we now have enough funds for equipment and PPE but we are still raising funds for the ongoing running costs for the hospital, as we expect to be treating COVID patients for some time to come.