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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...

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. ...

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...

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...

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. ...

Norwich Sleep Out hits the 100 milestone

As we now find ourselves in November, it can only mean one thing – Sleep Out month has arrived! We are also thrilled to have reached an important milestone and can announce that we now...

The Original Norwich Charity Christmas Card Shop Opens

This year we are really pleased to be part of The Original Norwich Charity Christmas Card Shop for the first time. Run entirely by volunteers, the shop was first established in 1965. ...

The People Kit Quiz raises over £3,000

  The People Kit is a group of businesses, which offers a one-stop-shop for business services.  Last month, they hosted a vintage themed quiz and we were thrilled to be the...

20th Anniversary Concert hits the right note

We are delighted to be the 2017 charity for Norwich City Concert Band during this their 20th year. To celebrate this milestone, the band held a special anniversary concert on Saturday 14th...

G&D Ventures Announce Two New Charity Giving Partnerships at Warwick Street Social Event

Thank you to G & D Ventures’ Chef Patron Daniel Smith and his business partner Gregory Adjemian who have announced their new charity-giving partnerships with The Benjamin Foundation and The...

Make Christmas special: Christmas Gift Appeal 2017

We are please to launch our annual Christmas Gift Appeal, with the aim to make Christmas special for the children and young people we support. Christmas can be a very difficult time if life...

Edmundson Electrical event sparks support

We were delighted to attend the Edmundson Electrical annual trade show on Thursday 21 st September.  Supporters of our work for several years, this is a key event in the Edmundson...

Restore Holt at Greenbuild

Our team from Restore in Holt spent the weekend of 9 th and 10 th September at the beautiful Felbrigg Hall in Norfolk, exhibiting at the Greenbuild event for the fifth consecutive year. ...

Bishop's Garden Party raises £1603.30

The Benjamin Foundation had a fantastic day at the Bishop's Garden in Norwich on Sunday 10th September. In the grounds of Norwich Cathedral, the garden is kindly opened by the Bishop of...

Social Giving Party raises money and awareness for The Benjamin Foundation

We were pleased to be contacted by the team from Norwich’s Warwick Street Social regarding a Social Giving Party, which they were organising to raise money and awareness in support of local...

Raft Race raises over £130 for The Benjamin Foundation

Over the August Bank Holiday weekend, The Ringland Swan held their annual charity raft race - this year choosing to raise money at the event for The Benjamin Foundation. Teams powered the...

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...

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...
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