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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...

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...

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...

Will you let 18-21 year olds lose their right to Housing Support?

On 3rd March the government introduced new legislation which restricts 18-21 year olds from claiming the housing element of Universal Credit (Housing Benefit). This will leave thousands of...

#actsofgreatkindness Week 13th - 20th March 2017

Our Social Action Development Worker has organised a week long celebration of young people's achievements. The celebration week will be county wide and we are looking for young...

Thank You Morrisons!

We are very grateful to Morrisons who've given us a fantastic donation of £10,000. This is the final funding we need to repair the roof at our  Thetford Meet Up  centre...

Sir Henry Bellingham MP Visits Right Tracks!

Right Tracks, our supported accommodation for homeless young people aged 16 – 24 years of age were delighted to receive a visit from  Sir Henry Bellingham MP, Member of Parliament for...

Visit our Furniture Stores!

    Have you visited any of our furniture stores?  We have stores in Holt, Dereham, Norwich and Ipswich.  Each store sells on good quality second-hand furniture and...

Norwich Sleep Out 2016 - a great success!

          Sleep Out is the biggest event we put on each year and we’re now looking back on a hugely successful 2016 event.  The aims are to grow awareness of...

Meet Up Community Cook Book launched

  The official Meet Up Community Cook Book was launched last week at Thetford Meet Up, Celebrity Chef Charlie Hodson very kindly came along to support the event. All proceeds...

Benjamin's Boating Weekend sets sail!

          Saturday 15 th  October was start of our long-awaited Benjamin’s Boating Weekend.   Ferry Marina , based at Horning, had very...

Blickling Rocks!

                  Thousands of people attended the Blickling concerts on Friday and Saturday night, two very different musical...

Norwich Sleep Out 2016 Launch

  On Friday 11th November 2016 we will once again be sleeping outside in order to highlight the issues of homelessness.  This year the Norwich Sleep Out is being held in the car...

News of New Suffolk Services

We are working in partnership with Suffolk County Council to provide supervised and supported accommodation for children in care and those leaving care aged 16 to 18 years old.  This work...

Join us on Benjamin's Boats!

        On Thursday 28th April we announced a major new fundraising event! We were in the sunshine on the Norfolk Broads last Thursday to share news of...

We have officially landed in Ipswich!

    Today marked the official grand opening of our new Re-use shop at Foxhall Household Waste Recycling Centre in Ipswich.  The shop is being run in partnership with ...

Meet Up head to Kingswood

    Mike Towndrow,  Alison Brown and Hannah Hinson from Thetford Meet Up, our Community hub supporting people of all ages in the area,  took 12 young people aged...

Meet Up in Thetford calls on local Community for help

      Meet Up in Thetford is our venue where we provide activities and support to hundreds of people every year including after-school clubs, helping...
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