Have you seen him……? One of our amazing volunteers, Kevin, is after setting off around the entire country of Ireland to fundraise for HOPE in a very unique way…. Kevin is going to kick a point in every one of Irelands club and county GAA grounds – all 1,616 of them. Join him on his…Details
An extraordinary online art and photography auction will take place throughout the month of July. This auction provides an opportunity to purchase exclusive artwork and photographs from renowned talent. The items have been donated to raise funds for the work of The Hope Foundation who are working with the stricken people of Kolkata.Details
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.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
Our founder and Honorary Director Maureen Forrest has made the final nomination list for the prestigious Graham Norton Gin Inspiring Awards 2019 as one of Ireland’s most inspiring women. 𝗪𝗘 𝗡𝗘𝗘𝗗 𝗬𝗢𝗨 to help Maureen to win this award in recognition of her tireless dedication to 20 years of HOPE! We want to mobilise our…Details
Award winning photographer Arthur Carron’s exhibition at the CHQ building was opened by Miriam O’Callaghan on Thursday July 14th and was a fantastic success. During his time in India photographing amazing cities and their welcoming people he also witnessed the extremely harsh conditions in which many people live in Kolkata. Upon his return to…Details
We commenced sending young people on the HOPE You Can Paint programme in 2014 and have had three groups travel to Kolkata to work with HOPE since that time. A new departure for us it has developed into a pivotal part of our school year and the programmes and opportunities we deliver to young people.Details
This years Student Immersion Programme is well underway with 3 groups having already made the journey to Kolkata. The students spend a memorable week visiting HOPE projects and taking part in cultural exchange activities.
Below are some photos sent back from this years groups so far.Details
We were very happy to be featured in the Telegraph in India recently following a visit by the Irish students in Kolkata to Future Campus school.Details