As one of the staff who travelled to Kolkata this year with the Hope foundation I was honoured to be part of such a wonderful group of students. They were a credit to their families and school and I believe we all have a very different perspective since the trip. A view which will stand to us when times get tough in the years ahead…Details
The market runs 10am – 3pm every Thursday at Mahon Point Shopping Centre. Green Saffron has had a stall on the market since the beginning and has watched as the market flourished to become one of the most popular in Ireland. Green Saffron sells a variety of the finest quality whole spices, spice blends, curry…Details
The Calcutta Run 2017 – the legal fundraiser in support of the Hope Foundation and Peter McVerry Trust. 1,500 legal professionals, their families and television personalities Gavin Duffy, TV3’s Deric Ó hArtagáin, Fair City’s Aoibheann McCaul and even Judge Mary Collins took part and attended the event.Details
HOPE were delighted to launch their new partnership with The Law Society of Ireland and The Calcutta Run last week. Gavin Duffy, Miriam O’Callaghan and the president of the Law Society Peter Gilhooly were onhand at Blackhall place for some fun pictures. We simply cannot wait for the big day. You can sign up for the…Details
We are so delighted, grateful and honoured to announce a partnership with The Calcutta Run May 20th this year. This amazing event will make such an incredible difference to the children with whom we work in Kolkata. I am so looking forward to seeing everyone take part in the run or cycle this year for…Details
At the third annual International Women’s Day Luncheon on Friday (3rd March), Hope founder and Hon. Director Maureen Forrest, MC RTE’s Ruth Scott and author Moira Geary (the Recombobulator) joined forces as special guests, to highlight the role of women in society and raise awareness for marginalised women and girls in Kolkata, India.Details
Laura Morgenstern works at The Hope Foundation head office in Cork and traveled to Kolkata as a group leader as part of HOPE’s School Immersion Programme. Laura traveled with students from Templemore Secondary School and Regina Mundi College Cork.
Here you can read Laura’s daily diary about the groups experiences in Kolkata.Details