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Hope seeks new chair of trustees

Our current chair, Adrian Pryce, is stepping down in September this year after chairing Hope for a number of years. Hope is therefore looking for a new chair, who will play a significant role in helping lead the charity forward under its new strategic plan. You can read about the role here

Tony Ansell, new mayor of Northampton, chooses Hope as his mayorial charity

Congratulations to new mayor of Northampton, Tony Ansell, long term supporter of Hope, who has chosen Hope to be his mayorial charity. Thank you so much!

Hope supports voluntary sector coalition for Northamptonshire

Hope has become actively involved in a new coalition of voluntary sector organisations and infrastructure bodies, Voluntary Voices Northamptonshire or VVN, to promote the sector to the new commissioners taking over running the County Council and setting the budget.

New CEO blog

 We have added a new CEO blog, on why gardening is part of Hope, and we are members of the Northampton Sustainable Food City partnership, here

Hope celebrates vegetarian food

With help from the UK Vegetarian society and in the build up to UK Vegetarian Week 2018, Hope is really pleased to promote vegetarian food across all Hope's food work - the meals in our day centre are all vegetarian tomorrow, May 3rd, plus special dishes on Thursday in our catering and veg food boxes in foodclub - and in our growing project we are beginning to prepare to grow healthy veg. Hope: committed to sustainability and healthy food that people on low incomes can source and cook cheaply for themselves!

Vacancies at Hope

We are recruiting to our day centre team. See adverts on our jobs and volunteering page, under the 'how you can help' tab.

Hope's work on volunteering re-accredited

Hope has been re-accredited by NCVO for its work supporting and engaging volunteers, under the Investing in Volunteers programme (IIV).

Hope statement re petition about food waste

Hope's views on this petition calling on government to require supermarkets to rechannel supply food waste/surplus to charities etc:

Our views

Gardening Volunteers Needed!

Hope needs some green-fingered volunteers to help out with our three gardening sites, especially the new allotment growing food for the day centre and foodclub.

See the advert here

Storage space needed

Warehouse or storage space needed!

Hope needs to store some goods and we need access to about 1000 sq feet of dry storage space for about 6-8 months. We need it to be in Northampton.

Can you help by donating or supplying us this space at minimal cost?

If so please contact the fundraising office at Hope.