Helping vulnerable children overseas

Team Hope is an Irish, Christian and child-focused international development organisation. Founded in 2010, we work in Africa and Eastern Europe to help children affected by poverty or marginalisation.

  • Christmas Shoebox Appeal

    Our 2022 Christmas Shoebox Appeal will be launching SOON! Get the details here.

Christmas Shoebox Appeal

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Christmas Shoebox Appeal

Join our Christmas Shoebox Appeal! Order your posters and leaflets here to get started.

Closing date: November 8th!

How to fill a Christmas Shoebox

Follow our simple steps to filling your shoebox and making your shoebox gift the best it can be!

Local Drop off Points

We will have Christmas Shoebox drop off points all around the country with a full list available here in a few weeks time. Closing date: November 8th

Stories!

Read stories of children who received your Christmas Shoeboxes last year!

Changing Communities

Our Team dreams big. We work in communities in 14 countries across Africa and Eastern Europe. By working to empower communities and help children, we give roots to societies to grow, develop and flourish.

How can my school help?

School involvement is very important to us as we truly believe that by engaging children and students, developing their awareness and giving them opportunities to act, they will grow to be compassionate and giving. From pre-school to secondary school, there are lots of ways for your class to get involved.

Confirming Hope

For children doing their confirmation, this program helps students explore how they can make a difference both locally and globally.

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Christmas Shoebox Appeal

Every child deserves to feel the magic of Christmas with our Christmas Shoebox Appeal.

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A message from our team leader, CEO Peter Heaney

“Our HOPE is that we can increase awareness, empower communities and improve the lives of children around the world. We need you to help us make a difference, from students to teachers, from companies to individuals, together we can impact the lives of thousands of children. Every child counts. I look forward to working with you all.”

  • Ukraine Appeal

    Through our partners in the neighbouring countries of Moldova and Romania Team Hope is assisting those fleeing conflict. We need your help.

Recent news

Becky Ashmore Memorial 2022

Celebrating the life of Becky Ashmore (née Bolger) who passed two years ago yet still missed by her husband Kent and her three children Harriet, Arthur and Wallis, who wish for her loving and generous spirit to be remembered by helping others.
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Team Hope Ukraine Appeal, 6-month update

6 months ago the news of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine shocked the world. Since then at least 12 million Ukrainians have fled their homes with over 5 million leaving the country entirely in search of safety. Team Hope have been working with our partners to help those in Ukraine as well as in the neighboring countries of Romania and Moldova to support refugees.
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Medtronic, Bringing Hope

Medtronic’s RDN Operations Team based Galway took on the running of Team Hope’s Galway City Checking Centre. Over 300 volunteers, comprised mainly of Medtronic staff, were engaged during the month of November resulting in just over 7,000 shoebox gifts helping vulnerable children in the Democratic Republic of Congo!
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