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    Charity ‘funds hope’ with grant scheme to tackle homelessness

    Almost 20,000 people across the East of England have so far been helped through a funding scheme set up to tackle homelessness. Hopestead, Flagship Group’s homelessness charity, has provided more than £300,000 to charities in three rounds of grants since its ‘Hope Funds’ scheme was launched in 2021. Representatives from 12 charities which launched projects … Continued

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  • East of England MPs throw support behind Hopestead at Westminster event

    East of England MPs have thrown their support behind homelessness charity Hopestead at an event in Westminster. Hopestead’s chief executive officer Marie-Claire Delbrouque held meetings with Mid Norfolk MP George Freeman, North Norfolk MP Duncan Baker and Waveney MP Peter Aldous during an ‘Ending Homelessness Together’ lobby day at Parliament. Ms Delbrouque said they had … Continued

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  • Hopestead win Housing Digital Innovation Award for project with Emmaus Suffolk and New Meaning Foundation

    Hopestead has won the ‘Best Use of an Emerging Technology in Housebuilding’ award at the Housing Digital Awards, which took place last night in Birmingham. The award was for Hopestead Place, a joint project with Emmaus Suffolk and New Meaning Foundation (NMF), which saw the installation of two modular homes to provide accommodation for individuals … Continued

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  • Hopestead honoured by Suffolk’s High Sheriff

    The hard work and community service of homelessness charity Hopestead has won the praise of Suffolk’s High Sheriff. Mark Pendlington presented Hopestead’s chief executive officer, Marie-Claire Delbrouque, with a ‘certificate of gratitude and recognition’ at The Royal Oak – Emmaus Suffolk ’s community café in Ipswich. Ms Delbrouque said she was delighted with the honour. … Continued

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  • Hopestead launches Christmas donation appeal at Riverside Morrisons in Norwich

    We’ve officially launched Gifting Hope, partnering with the Norwich Riverside branch of Morrisons with our shared commitment to giving practical assistance to those in need within the local community. This campaign aims to collect donations of household essentials, such as kitchen goods, small appliances, and bedding purchased in-store by generous shoppers. These essential items will … Continued

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  • See the completion of Hopestead’s first Building Hope project

    We’re celebrating the first project completed under our Building Hope initiative, funding the delivery of Hopestead Place in Ipswich. The site, owned by Emmaus Suffolk and the location of its existing Royal Oak community café, comprises two modular homes designed to provide accommodation for individuals transitioning out of homelessness. The homes themselves were built by … Continued

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