Be Water Aware to reduce accidental drownings

In 2022, 266 lives were lost to accidental drowning in the UK. These deaths are preventable tragedies, and HOPE Trauma Charity is joining the call for people to stay safe in and around water. The National Fire Chiefs Council’s (NFCC’s) Be Water Aware campaign runs from 22-28 April. Its aim is to raise awareness about […]

Calling all knitters to help fundraise for the Mayor’s Charities

Here at HOPE we are lucky to be one of the Mayor of Rotherham’s chosen charities for his 2023/24 term of office. On March 14th, along with the other two Mayor’s charities, we will be hosting a Spring Fair at the Rotherham Hospital. Join us in the main hospital entrance from 10am to 3pm for […]

HOPE visits the Rotherham Mayor at the Town Hall

Students on placement with HOPE have visited the Rotherham Mayor at the Town Hall to talk to him about his relationship with the charity. The students are in the third year of their medical degree at the University of Sheffield and have chosen HOPE as part of their month long community placement, which forms part […]

A message of HOPE this Christmas 

Christmas is a time of joy and celebration, filled with happiness and excitement.  But not for everyone.  For those grieving after a loved one has died, Christmas can be a very difficult time.  Whether it’s the first Christmas without that person, or it is many years, this time of year can evoke memories and heighten […]

HOPE supports the “Let’s Talk about Speed” Road Safety Campaign

Local trauma charity HOPE is supporting the 2023 Road Safety Week which this year runs from 19th to 25th of November. This annual campaign, organised by the road safety charity Brake, aims to highlight the preventable deaths and injuries on UK roads and encourage local communities, businesses and individuals to take action to make our […]

Jokes turn laughs into cash for local charity

Local charity HOPE is smiling, not just at the jokes, after a comedy night was held to raise funds to support the work they do. South Yorkshire police officer, Sergeant Andy Whittaker, who works with the charity, teamed up with his event host friend to arrange the comedy night with a total of £3,500 being […]

Wortley Hall event a great success for HOPE

HOPE’s attendance at the annual South Yorkshire Festival has been hailed a success after raising £343 at this year’s event. The festival is organised and hosted at Wortley Hall in Barnsley and this is the second year that the Charity has had a stall at the event. The charity has a special association with Wortley […]

HOPE support for Project EDWARD

HOPE is once again supporting the Project Edward road safety week of action which runs from 15-19 May. Project Edward (standing for Every Day Without A Road Death) is one of the country’s biggest platforms for showcasing good practice in road safety. The national campaign is backed by government, the emergency services, highways agencies, road […]

HOPE becomes one of the Rotherham Mayor’s Chosen Charities

Local charity HOPE, is celebrating after becoming one of the new Rotherham Mayor’s chosen charities for his 2023/24 term of office. Councillor Robert Taylor was elected as Rotherham’s new Mayor on 19th May. He continues the tradition of choosing a small number of charities to support with his fundraising efforts throughout the year. These are […]

Young People offered road safety advice with HOPE

As students return to school, local charity HOPE is launching a new initiative, to keep young people safer when travelling by car in South Yorkshire. The Charity was set up to help people bereaved or affected by traumatic events such as road traffic collisions, fires and drowning. But in a bid to minimise the number […]