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 Foundation’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 ‘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…

Win a Robotic Lawnmower!

For a donation of just €5 you could win a Gardena Robotic Mower & Gardena Robotic Mower Garage worth over €1,300! This mower is ideal for small & complex lawn areas, quietest on the market (58db), all weather use, quick & easy do-it-yourself install, easy to clean and maintain. The robust plastic garage provides protection…

Yoga in the Park

HOPE sincerely thanks everyone who attended our inaugural outdoor Yoga for HOPE event in Herbert Park, Ballsbridge on 21st June in celebration of International Yoga Day. We were led into a gentle Yin yoga class by the wonderful Karolina Gieron Ferro of Karofitness, followed by a calming sound bath delivered by Nikki Solyom. HOPE would…

Retro Cannonball Official Launch

Vintage car owners are being urged to sign up for this year’s Retro Cannonball fundraiser in aim of The Hope Foundation.

The annual event has raised €1,325,000 for Irish charities since its foundation and its organisers “hope” to hit the €250,000 target set for this year.

Gifts of HOPE – Your Donations in Action

Recently we distributed the Gifts of HOPE that our wonderful supporters purchased at Christmas. Animals like clutches of chickens, goats and cows were handed over to underprivileged families living in rural areas of West Bengal as part of our sustainable livelihood programme. Healthy animals provide a sustainable source of food while also allowing the family…