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Calling All Private Rented Sector Landlords

Calling all Private Rented Sector Landlords to help young people make an independent start in life  We are delighted to receive funding from the Yorkshire Building Society (YBS)...

Rent Deposit Scheme

The Benjamin Foundation launches its new Rent Deposit scheme to help young people find a home   Finding a Rent Deposit is the biggest obstacle for young people accessing housing in...

My work experience with The Benjamin Foundation

Hi my name is Ben Leggett and I am a year 10 student doing two weeks of work experience at The Benjamin Foundation. I’m mainly focussed on the financial aspects of the experience but I...

Short Breaks for Children with a learning difficulty.

  We are offering children aged 8-12 with a learning difficulty and in receipt of Short Breaks funding from Norfolk County Council the opportunity to take place in a summer activity...

A Little Help

        Last Friday at Bawburgh Golf Club fundraising group 'A Little Help Norwich' put on a quiz night. It was the second event of the year by the group...

Norfolk Show

      Recently we enjoyed our two days at the Royal Norfolk Show. Despite a wet Wednesday spirits remained high at our base in the Buy Local Norfolk marquee....

Get your paddles at the ready!

The popular charity raft race at The Ringland Swan is back for a lot of laughs, fun and hilarity. Each year The Ringland Swan host a charity raft race to help raise money towards a...

Butterfly Walk success at Sandringham

        On Sunday we held our main summer fundraising event, The Butterfly Walk, at Sandringham Country Park in West Norfolk. The event takes its name from our...

Away Day news!!

        Once a year we organise an Away Day for our staff and this year over 100 attended.  With our charity spread across Norfolk and Suffolk...

Introducing our new Job Coach

"Hi my name is Sharon Coggins, the new Job Coach for The Benjamin Foundation.   This role has been made possible due to funding received by H & M the Foundation and the End...

Fun for all the family At Ditchingham

    This Saturday, 10 th June, there will be fun for all the family as Ditchingham Day Nursery near Bungay holds its annual Fun Day from 11am to 3pm.   The nursery,...

Mills and Reeve Announce us as their Charity of the Year!

Mills & Reeve’s Norwich office has announced it will be supporting us as their new charity of the year.  The legal firm chose us following a vote among their 200 staff and kick...

Congratulations to Award-winning Foxhall Waste Recycling Centre

We are delighted to be able to share the news that our Ipswich Re-use Shop is part of the Award-winning Foxhall Waste Reycling centre.  The centre won the award for the Civin Amenity...

£1,950 raised at Stody Lodge Gardens!

We are delighted to announce that we raised a fantastic £1,950 for our charity through the sale of tea and homemade cakes at the beautiful Stody Lodge Gardens, near Holt.   On...

Superhero in Thetford!

Some of the young people attending the youth club at Meet Up in Thetford recently had a friendly competition to see who could design the best Superhero.  There was some wonderful...

Countdown to Stody Lodge Gardens!

    The countdown is on, with just days to go until we are serving up tea and delicious homemade sweet and savoury treats to the visitors of Stody Lodge Gardens! We will have a...

Sandringham Country Park confirmed as Butterfly Walk 2017 venue!

We’re pleased to announce our fourth annual Butterfly Walk fundraising event will take place at Sandringham Country Park on Sunday 25 th June.    Each year we put on our...

Meet Up at Easter

  The team at Meet Up had extremely busy time over the Easter holidays with lots of different activities and various trips out.  They took 12 young people along to Nurture by...

Calling All Local Landlords- please can you help us?

Do you have a three or four bed property in Stowmarket or Ipswich that you would like to rent? Do you have a three or four bed property in Stowmarket or Ipswich that you would like to...

A Day in the life of Alex.........

Butterfly House is our Supported accommodation in Kings Lynn for vulnerable young people aged between 16 and 24 years old including those with learning difficulties.  Alex is an ex...
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