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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 ...

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...

Suffolk Show 2018

We enjoyed a brilliant two days at the Suffolk Show on 30th and 31st May. The event, organised by the Suffolk Agricultural Association, takes place at the town's Trinity Park each year and...

A Beautiful Day at Stody Lodge Gardens Raises Over £2,000

On Sunday 20th May 2018 we were pleased to serve tea, coffee and cakes in the stunning grounds of Stody Lodge to raise money for our charity.   The MacNicol family very generously...

Marathon Challenge Complete!

Congratulations and thank you to Emma Wilcock who completed the London Marathon on Sunday 22nd April 2018 to raise money to support our work. The unusually warm weather added an extra element to...

A Marathon Challenge for Emma

We are always pleased to hear about the challenges and activities people undertake in order to raise money to support our work. The fundraising that our supporters do for us has a huge impact on...

'A Taste of Adnams' Raises over £500

Taking place at the store on Westlegate in the heart of Norwich, we were delighted to work with Adnams to host 'A Taste of Adnams' on 28th March 2018. The exclusive evening of tasting...

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...

A Feast of Entertainment at Cromer Pier

The audience at Cromer Pier's Pavillion Theatre enjoyed a fabulous feast of entertainment on Saturday 10th March for a special charity night. Raising money for ourselves, Break and Playing...

Twenty Seven Brave People Sleep Out in Ipswich

On Friday 3rd November, 27 people braved wet and cold conditions as they tackled the first Ipswich Sleep Out. We are delighted to announce that their fundraising has already exceeded £6,000. ...

Horning Quiz Night Raises £629

Our continued thanks to our long term supporters Horning Friends who raised over £600 to support us at their recent annual quiz night. Bringing the community together in a packed Horning...

Free Vintage Bus Rides Raise £1,500

A free vintage bus ride which operated in Norwich during the lead up to Christmas has raised £1,500 to support the people we help. Organised by Awayadays Routemaster and supported by Visit...

Heart and Home visit Ipswich Mosque

The team from our Heart and Home supported lodgings service were pleased to be invited to Ipswich Mosque last week to explain more about the service to the local Muslim community. ...

Footballer Grant Holt Completes Solo Sleep Out

Ex-Norwich City Footballer, Grant Holt has completed his own Sleep Out to support our work by spending the night sleeping solo underneath the stars in Norfolk. Honouring his commitment to...

Golfing Friends Complete Their Own Sleep Out

When golfing friends Sarah Dewhurst and Jane Gomm heard about our Sleep Out events, they were inspired to complete their own Sleep Out challenge to raise money to support our work. The pair...

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. ...

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...
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