Win a Luxurious Weekend Stay at Ballyseede Castle!

Our incredibly generous friends at Ballyseede Castle, Tralee, have given us 36 of their exquisite rooms for a Friday and Saturday night in February!

We have decided to run a limited ticket raffle* to give our supporters the opportunity to stay at this incredible venue for a donation of just €50. The maximum value of the weekend stay is €550 for a Castle Suite and the minimum value is €290 for a Cosy Castle Double room. Breakfast is included on both mornings.

Host a Diwali Supper

Host a Festival of Lights Diwali Supper at your home and help raise much needed funds for HOPE’s vital work with Street Children in Kolkata.

This year has been challenging and life has changed in so many ways, but what has not changed is the importance of spending time together with family.

A Tragic Announcement from Maureen

“We have been through difficult days at HOPE over the years, today is the absolute worst of them. Today, in complete shock and devastation we announce the untimely and sudden death of our beloved Geeta Venkadakrishnan. There will never be anyone like Geeta, this loss is almost impossible for us to put into words. She…

Observations from Kolkata – Jim McGinniss

We would like to share some observations on this pandemic from Kolkata, written by a man we have known for many years, an Irishman who calls Kolkata home – Jim McGinniss. Jim is a volunteer who has worked with the Missionaries of Charity for the last 22 years in Kolkata, looking after the homeless population in the railway stations, mainly Howrah and Sealdah Station. Jim kindly sent a few words of his experience during the Covid-19 outbreak to share.

HOPE Heroes – Chiranjit Mondal

We at HOPE are both inspired and heartbroken at what our colleagues in Kolkata are dealing with during a devastating time. We wanted to share the stories of these inspirational heroes with you all, we think it shows the incredible people on the ground in Kolkata working tirelessly thanks to your donations. Our HOPE Heroes series will share thoughts and stories from our extraordinary colleagues.