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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...

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...

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  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...

A Record Breaking Year For Norwich Sleep Out - How Funds Are Making a Difference

We are pleased to announce that our Norwich Sleep Out event, which took place last November, has raised a record £39,000 which is the most in the event’s history. The Sleep Out took place in...

Norwich Furniture Store: Generous Donations Ensure Good Quality Items For Customers

Our Furniture Stores form part of the work we do in Norfolk and Suffolk. Our stores in Norwich, Dereham and Holt are open to the public and we sell good quality used furniture and electrical...

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...

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. ...

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...

Countdown to Stody Lodge Gardens!

    The countdown is on, with just days to go until we are serving up tea and delicious homemade sweet and savoury treats to the visitors of Stody Lodge Gardens! We will have a...

Calling All Local Landlords- please can you help us?

Do you have a three or four bed property in Stowmarket or Ipswich that you would like to rent? Do you have a three or four bed property in Stowmarket or Ipswich that you would like to...

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...

Behind the Scenes at The Benjamin Foundation

Come and see behind the scenes! We are giving our supporters the opportunity to see exactly how their involvement makes a difference to the lives of people across Norfolk and Suffolk....

#CelebratingYoungPeople Week

Starting Monday 13th March we are hosting our own #CelebratingYoungPeople Week T his will be a week long celebration of young people's achievements. The celebration week is county...

Amazing response to our Christmas Appeal

Our 2016 Christmas Gift Appeal was a huge success thanks to the many wonderful gifts donated by our generous supporters! In fact, we were a little overwhelmed at the number of people who chose...

Boating Weekend set to be our biggest ever fundraiser!

    We’re delighted to announce that more than half of the boats for our Benjamin’s Boating Weekend have been booked. However, there’s still a good selection of these...

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...

New Supporters

We are delighted to announce that we have a new business supporter.  Huge thanks to TP Fire for choosing to support us, we very much look forward to working with you.  TP Fire...

Butterfly house residents enjoy day at RAF Marham

      Last week some of our staff and young people from Butterfly House, our supported accommodation for vulnerable young adults, were invited along to the RAF Marham...

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