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Norfolk Superhero Announces The Benjamin Foundation as 2019 Charity Partner

We’re thrilled to share the news that Norfolk Superhero has announced The Benjamin Foundation as their nominated charity for 2019 – a partnership which will enable us to provide valuable...

Ipswich Gets Sleep out Fundraising off to a Great Start

Friday 2nd November saw 30 brave individuals, friends and colleagues brave the elements to spend one night sleeping outside in the heart of Ipswich to raise money for our charity. Having...

Finding a Voice Exhibition

The Compass Outreach Service is a partnership between The Benjamin Foundation, Norfolk and Suffolk (NHS) Foundation Trust (NSFT) and Norfolk County Council. It provides therapeutic and intensive...

Norfolk Young Professionals Raise £1,620

We are always pleased when local people and businesses wish to support our charity, so we were delighted to hear that the Norfolk Young Professionals Group had chosen to support us at their...

Meet Tom - our 'Do Your Own Sleep Out' Champion

We're delighted to welcome a new volunteer to The Benjamin Foundation team. Introducing Tom - our Sleep Out Champion - who is supporting the Marketing and Fundraising team with 'Do Your Own...

Grapevine Networking Event Raises £850

Giving guests the opportunity to sample a dining experience with modern British cuisine, Clapham and Collinge hosted a special Grapevine Networking Dinner at Warwick Street Social in Norwich to...

Harford Manor School Explore Homelessness

We were delighted to be invited to Harford Manor School last week to talk about the issue of homelessness. The school in Norwich supports children aged 3 to 19 years with complex needs....

Meet Up and Young Carers Enjoy Trip to Kingswood

In mid-August a group from Meet Up in Thetford and a group of Young Carers from North Walsham and Great Yarmouth visited Kingswood in Overstrand, Norfolk for a two-night residential trip. ...

Snugglesac Look Forward to a Season of Support

A big thank you to Snugglesac, who have chosen to support our charity from September to the end of 2018. Founder, Tina Goldsmith was keen to explore our work to prevent youth homelessness...

Caz and Ali Take on the Great Wall of China!

There's not many challenges bigger than the Great Wall of China Marathon, so when Caz Barnes and Ali Fisher decided to take it on to raise money for our charity, we were delighted. The pair...

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...

Victoria Tackles the Snowdonia Marathon

Go Ape near Thetford are very kindly supporting us throughout the year with a variety of fundraising activities and challenges. As part of this, Site Manager Victoria recently took on the...

Thank You Pruce Newman

We were delighted to recently attend Pruce Newman’s staff Summer social event in Wymondham to meet the team and tell them more about the work we do to bring hope, opportunity, stability and...

Heart and Home Host Day Brings Sun and Smiles

We want to end youth homelessness and we're tackling the problem locally by providing a home and support to over 100 vulnerable young adults every night. Our work keeps vulnerable young people...

Great support helps the Butterfly Treasure Hunt to raise over £2,800

On Thursday 21st June, our annual summer fundraising event was held Norwich for the first time with a fun trail around the city and a gourmet BBQ for friends, colleagues and family to enjoy. ...

Keep In Touch

  We really like to share news of the great work we do to support local young people, children and families, and of course tell the stories of the brilliant support we receive from...

An Inspiring Leaving Care Event in Suffolk

On Thursday 21st June, we were pleased to attend 'Opportunities Change Lives'.  This was a Leaving Care event held at Ipswich Town Football Club and organised by Suffolk County Council ...

A Fantastic Year of Support from Mills & Reeve

We are always delighted when local businesses wish to support us, so we were thrilled when we were nominated by Mills & Reeve as their Charity of the Year 2017-18. With a dedicated...

Thank You Easy Bathrooms!

A big thank you to Easy Bathrooms, who opened in Norfolk earlier this year, for teaming up with us in order to raise funds for our charity by very kindly pledging five percent of the store’s...

The Benjamin Foundation to Speak at New Search Marketing Event

  We are delighted to be involved with the very first Search Norwich event on Thursday 5th July 2018. Our Marketing and Fundraising Manager, Chris Elliott will be speaking at...
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