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.Details
Planning on running the VHI Women’s Mini Marathon on May 31st? If so why not consider running in aid of HOPE!
The VHI Women’s Mini Marathon, an annual 10k charity road race, occurs each June bank holiday weekend in Dublin and is the largest Women’s event of its kind in the world.Details
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.Details
“My mum and I had always dreamed of volunteering abroad so we were delighted when the opportunity came up for us to work together with The Hope Foundation in the summer of 2019.”Details
Our HOPE Engagement activities are filling up fast. Get involved this year through School Talks, Development Education Workshops, our Reusable Water Bottle Enterprise Project or selling HOPE chocolate bars.Details
“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…Details
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.Details
The Hope Foundation is looking forward to their annual Santa Splash for HOPE this Christmas in Cork!
Whether you want to wrap up warm with a wetsuit or brave the cold in the bare essentials, HOPE is encouraging all their supporters to come out on Sunday 6th December and splash into the cold Atlantic Ocean.Details