In October 2015, five students from Sacred Heart Secondary School in Clonakilty were chosen by their teachers to join The Hope Foundation’s School Immersion Programme. The Immersion Programme gives Transition and 5th Year students the unique opportunity to travel to Kolkata for one week and to visit HOPE projects on an educational and cultural visit…Details
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…Details
2018 Rose of Tralee Kirsten Mate Maher spent a week visiting our projects in Kolkata. Here Kirsten talks about her experience and appeals for your ongoing support.Details
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…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
Well done to all who organised and took part in the inaugural NYC Calcutta Run last Sunday! The start/finish was at Brooklyn Bridge/City Hall Park in Lower Manhattan. They braved the threat of lightning storms and ran from City Hall Park to Brooklyn over Manhattan Bridge and back via Brooklyn Bridge (a little over 5k).Details
We were delighted to join the Law Society of Ireland, Gavin Duffy and the amazing founders and reps in attending the launch of Calcutta Run 2018.
This year, to mark the 20th anniversary, there will be satellite runs in NYC, Kolkata and Cork!
Thank you to Mason Hayes for hosting and to all who came along.Details