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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Digital Boss on board as new Business Supporter

Digital Boss has announced it will support us as its chosen charity of the year and they will be fundraising throughout 2017.   Our Marketing and Fundraising Manager Chris Elliott...

‘There’s No Place Like Hope’ – an update on proposed spending cuts to homelessness work in Norfolk

In December we put our case forward to Norfolk County Council to try to avoid spending cuts affecting the work we do to help local homeless young adults.  These cuts could have a...

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...

Christmas Gift Appeal 2016 - deadline is 25th November!

Time is running out if you would like to donate a gift to one of the young people we support as we need your gifts no later than Friday 25th November.   For some of the young...

Trustees Week 2016

This week is National Trustees Week, an annual event to give charities the chance to showcase the fantastic work carried out by Trustees.  The Benjamin Foundation currently has 10...

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...

Great North Run Success for Angie

    We were contacted earlier this year by Angie Mitchell who had decided to take part in the Great Nort Run in support of The Benjamin Foundation.  After lots of...

Team spirit at the Aylsham Show

   We teamed up with Holt Rugby Club at this year's Aylsham show at the Blickling Estate for what proved to be a perfect match in the sunny North Norfolk weather! Our staff...
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