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Twenty Seven Brave People Sleep Out in Ipswich

On Friday 3rd November, 27 people braved wet and cold conditions as they tackled the first Ipswich Sleep Out. We are delighted to announce that their fundraising has already exceeded £6,000. ...

Ben’s Workforce: Volunteer and Make a Difference in Your Local Community

Part of the work we do is a paid-for service for people in North Norfolk aged over 65 who need someone to do small maintenance and repair jobs around the home. The jobs are carried out by Ben's...

Embracing Forest School Learning at Ditchingham Day Nursery

Forest School is a recent trend in learning which has captured the hearts of many schools and pre-schools across the country. Ditchingham Day Nursery, our pre-school on the Norfolk-Suffolk...

Linden House: Investing in Young People

Funded by Norfolk County Council Children's Services, Linden House in Norwich provides a home and support for young people aged 16-18 years.  Staff are on duty 24 hours a day and...

Our Furniture Store: Quality at Affordable Prices

Part of the work we do in Norfolk and Suffolk is through our furniture stores in Norwich, Dereham and Holt. Open to the public, we sell good quality used furniture and electrical goods. Our...

Horning Quiz Night Raises £629

Our continued thanks to our long term supporters Horning Friends who raised over £600 to support us at their recent annual quiz night. Bringing the community together in a packed Horning...

Norwich Furniture Store: Generous Donations Ensure Good Quality Items For Customers

Our Furniture Stores form part of the work we do in Norfolk and Suffolk. Our stores in Norwich, Dereham and Holt are open to the public and we sell good quality used furniture and electrical...

In Good Company with Butterfly Butties

Butterfly Butties Social Action lunch club launched in King's Lynn in August 2017 as part of the In Good Company Campaign and the #iwill pledge . The result of the young people at our...

Generous Support From RAF Marham

A big thank you to RAF Marham who, as a result of their fundraising over the course of last year, have donated £5,452.78 to us. We were really pleased to be one of their two chosen...

BOOM! Creating Stronger Individuals with Positive Activities for Young Carers

Thursday 25th January 2018 is Young Carers Awareness Day. Young Carers are people under the age of 18 whose lives are affected by caring for someone with a long term illness, disability,...

Food Cooked With Love by Lyn at Ditchingham Day Nursery

Ditchingham Day Nursery provides education to pre-school children in a safe, supportive environment which gives parents peace of mind. Located in a beautiful rural setting just two miles from...

A Marathon Challenge for Emma

We are always pleased to hear about the challenges and activities people undertake in order to raise money to support our work. The fundraising that our supporters do for us has a huge impact on...

Free Vintage Bus Rides Raise £1,500

A free vintage bus ride which operated in Norwich during the lead up to Christmas has raised £1,500 to support the people we help. Organised by Awayadays Routemaster and supported by Visit...

Making Christmas Special for the People We Support

As we approach the final Christmas countdown, celebrations are taking place across The Benjamin Foundation to make this time of year special for the people we support. Big Lottery funded...

Heart and Home visit Ipswich Mosque

The team from our Heart and Home supported lodgings service were pleased to be invited to Ipswich Mosque last week to explain more about the service to the local Muslim community. ...

Christmas Opening Hours

Our Norwich St Andrews Street Head Office will be closed from Friday 22 nd December at 5pm until 9am on 2 nd January. Our phone line will still be open so if you need to talk to us urgently...

Boom! Young Carers Service off to a flying start!

   Our Young Carer's service operates across 13 locations across Norfolk. There are two groups held for young carers at each location, the first being for six to twelve year olds...

Footballer Grant Holt Completes Solo Sleep Out

Ex-Norwich City Footballer, Grant Holt has completed his own Sleep Out to support our work by spending the night sleeping solo underneath the stars in Norfolk. Honouring his commitment to...

Your vote needed for Hopkins Homes Charity of the Year!

  We are encouraging Norfolk residents to vote for us in the Hopkins Homes Norfolk Charity Vote with the hope of securing an award of up to £7,000. The public is being asked to vote...

Golfing Friends Complete Their Own Sleep Out

When golfing friends Sarah Dewhurst and Jane Gomm heard about our Sleep Out events, they were inspired to complete their own Sleep Out challenge to raise money to support our work. The pair...
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