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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...

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...

Norfolk Chicken Association presents our largest single donation from supporters this year

We were thrilled when Norfolk Chicken Association contacted us to inform us that they had a cheque to present to support our work. Each year, the Association nominates a local charity to...

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...

Reepham and District Rotary Club supporting Young Carers

We are delighted to have been chosen by the Reepham and District Rotary Club as their Charity of the Year.   Meeting in a local church, which has been converted to a community...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Heart and Home cooked food!

   Heart and Home is our supported lodgings service. Many young homeless people, particularly 16 and 17 year olds, benefit far more from a home-like environment and the support...
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