Calcutta Run 2017 A Resounding Success

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.

Calcutta Run Partnership Launch

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…

Calcutta Run Partners with HOPE!

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…

International Women’s Day Luncheon a Great Success

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.

Laura’s Kolkata Diary

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.

From Cashel to Kolkata

Well done to the sixteen transition year students from Rockwell College who going to Kolkata with The Hope Foundation.

Former rugby international Denis Leamy visited Rockwell earlier this week for the presentation of a €35,000 cheque to HOPE from the students.