Christmas Gifts of HOPE Appeal

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, Deric O’Hartigan, Senator David Norris, Declan O’Rourke, Amanda Brunker and Paddy Andrews to name a…

Joy of Giving

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 Masterclass

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.

Universal Children’s Day

On this day in 1959, the UN Assemble adopted the Declaration of the Rights of the Child, and on the same day in 1989, the Convention on the Rights of the Child. The Convention, which is the most widely ratified international human rights treaty, sets out a number of children’s rights including the right to…

Hireco & Granning Group Charity Golf Classic a Huge Success!

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.

Choose HOPE for GAISCE This Year

The Hope Foundation are delighted to become an official Gaisce Challenge Partner. This means that all our volunteers from the age of 15 to 25 can put their hours of fundraising with HOPE through our secondary schools and third level programmes or any volunteering outside of an educational institution towards getting a Gaisce award from…

Guidestar India Award

HOPE are delighted to say that our implementing agency in Kolkata – The Hope Kolkata Foundation (HKF), have been awarded the Guidestar India Transparency award following the audit of its financial reports over the past few years. HOPE is delighted to have received this award in recognition of its work to ensuring that we are…

HOPE supports World Human Trafficking Awareness Day

July 30th is World Human Trafficking Awareness Day, and HOPE is helping to raise awareness of this important issue that affects millions of lives every year. West Bengal, the area of India where The Hope Foundation works, is a vulnerable place for human trafficking. The area serves as a central location for intra and interstate human…