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December 13, 2013

Final Christmas Orders…

Hope & Joy Love Band4Hope x

Only a few days left to give the gift that keeps giving this festive season… Read more >

December 13, 2013

The Latest Custom Band4Hopes

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Keep an eye out for these beautifully designed custom Band4Hopes, hot off the press from Zimbabwe! Read more >

December 13, 2013

A Band4Hope in Honour of Vyshnavi Janakan

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Recently, Saranyae Manisegaran (a volunteer), tragically lost a dear friend. So together with family and friends, she decided to create a custom Band4Hope in her honour. Read more >

November 12, 2013

Baby Sholto Arrives!

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Lucie & Lachlan were overjoyed to receive a beautiful baby boy named Sholto Alexander McWilliam on 12th November 2013. A very healthy 9lbs 9. Read more >

June 29, 2013

Hope Collaborations Launched!

Click to find out all the details of Hope Collaborations and how you can get involved >

A Hope Collaboration is our way of synergising organisations with charities, ‘win win’ style, to encourage everyday kindness, while virally fundraising and building awareness Read more >

June 27, 2013

All Band4Hopes Mapped Worldwide on the Ripple Impact Map!

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For the first time ever, you can now see every Band4Hope that has been registered since we started just over a year ago. It’s great to finally see the project’s global reach v Read more >

June 26, 2013

Co-Founder Hamish Completes His Thesis

Hamish McWilliam Band4Hope Co Founder proudly presenting his recently finished PhD titled Schistosome Vaccine Development Using the Local Immune Response thumbnail

A huge congratulations to one of our co-founders and my brother, Hamish McWilliam, who recently completed his PhD titled, “Schistosome Vaccine Development Using the Local Im Read more >

June 16, 2013

A Bun In The Oven

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A Little Volunteer Is In The Making, with Lucie prganant and due early November! Watch this space for updates… Read more >

June 14, 2013

New B4H Volunteer in Melbourne

Click to see her profile on the B4H team page >

Please welcome Saranyae Manisegaran of The Mind Room who is volunteering for Band4Hope in Melbourne as part of her master’s psychology placement. We feel very lucky indeed to Read more >

June 1, 2013

We Need Your Support to Keep Spreading Hope!

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  As a not-for-profit, we empower the world to spread hope through Band4Hope wristbands you can pass on. The idea that each one might create a ripple of hope and change someone’s life is what gets us out of bed … Read more >

May 8, 2013

Ethical Arm Party In The Woods

The Tree4Hope at In the Woods Festival

Enchanting surroundings, carefully selected talent, lovely crowd, flowing local ale & great grub – In The Woods Festival was a blast. Read more >

May 7, 2013

Dreamlike Festival in Portmeirion

Reenacting human chess of The Prisoner television series at Festival Number 6 in Portmeirion Wales

The Tree4Hope on tour through the eccentric Welsh village of Portmeirion. Read more >

May 5, 2013

Shambala’s Hopeful Utopia

Goblin Boobs Lady wearing a Band4Hope wristband at Shambala Festival 2012

We were on our way to Shambala, a festival promising ‘meaningful hedonism’. To be honest, we were not sure quite what that meant but we were soon to find out… Read more >

February 22, 2013

Australian Media Launch

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We were thrilled to welcome a fabulously eclectic mix of guests to Band4Hope’s Australian Media Launch for hope inspired interactive art, live projected digital illustration a Read more >

January 15, 2013

Let’s Party4Hope!

Hanging out by the Tree4Hope installation & enjoying its magic.

The Band4Hope Project exhibition opening ‘Party4Hope’ at Off the Kerb gallery was an overwhelming success! With a huge turnout, 100′s of Band4Hopes were snapped up, ther Read more >

December 5, 2012

PARTY4HOPE! Melbourne Exhibition Opening

Band4Hope Exhibition Opening - 20th Dec @ Off the Kerb Gallery

Band4Hope has landed in Melbourne, Australia and are kicking off festivities with Party4Hope! If the Mayans are right, this could be the last party EVER… Read more >

October 4, 2012

New! Gift Wrapping & Multiple Band4Hopes For Less

Present your Band4Hope gift in style & let us take care of the gift wrapping!

Present your Band4Hope gift in style & let us take care of the gift wrapping! And due to popular demand, you can now buy multiple Band4Hopes for less. We encourage this as the Read more >

October 1, 2012

Tree4Hope in the Wilderness

Some hopes from Wilderness Festival. We have collected 12,000+ this summer! They will all become a part of an enormous weeping willow that we are constructing.

Gastronomic banquets, great music, late night parties, talks and debates. Wilderness was wild! Read more >

September 25, 2012

The Beggar’s Banquet in Hackney Wick

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We attended The Beggar’s Banquet in a warehouse in Hackney Wick on Saturday. Fine dining with a twist – East London’s most revolutionary young chefs using only salvaged, surpl Read more >

September 25, 2012

I hope that in my lifetime… oil runs out and everyone turns to hemp.

I hope that in my lifetime... oil runs out and everyone turns to hemp.

The third photo from our ‘I hope that in my lifetime…’ poster series. Please share and like to spread and inspire a little hope :) Read more >

September 24, 2012

Calling on Standon’s Hopes

Wonderous pop from King Charles at Standon Calling Festival!

Gathering fresh hopes at Standon Calling Festival in the sunshine, it felt more like the ultimate house party than a festival. Read more >

September 23, 2012

Hope Spreading Wrist Candy

This is not something that you keep forever. A Band4Hope is a free travelling spirit that journeys beyond you.

This is not something that you keep forever. A Band4Hope is a free travelling spirit that journeys beyond you. Read more >

August 21, 2012

Hope4Haiti

Sarah set up the charity called Bridge2Haiti in the aftermath of the shattering earthquake which hit the island on January 12th 2010 killing hundreds of thousands of its citizens and making over a million homeless.

Bridge2Haiti delivers aid to Haiti’s worst affected earthquake survivors and is one of the charities that your Band4Hope can support on its journey. Read more >

August 21, 2012

Catching Hopes and Sweet Music at WOMAD

Warm evening at WOMAD - while the parents listen, the kids are all over it.

WOMAD is a most embracing festival with all age groups and races dancing together and appreciating great world music. As we gathered hopes, we could hear diverse talent from e Read more >

August 17, 2012

I hope that in my lifetime… I start the ripple of love for everyone to ride.

I hope that in my lifetime... I start the ripple of love for everyone to ride.

The second photo from our ‘I hope that in my lifetime…’ poster series. Please share and like to spread and inspire a little hope :) Read more >

August 9, 2012

Secret Hopes from the Garden [SGP 2012]

Country retirement suits the enormous urban fox from London.

The Tree4Hope survived the mud at The Secret Garden Party & we have never known such an abundance of beautiful hopes. Everyone should experience the secrets of the garden! Read more >

July 17, 2012

I hope that in my lifetime… we love the ugly ducklings as much as we do the swans!

I hope that in my lifetime... we love the ugly ducklings as much as we do the swans!

The first photo from our ‘I hope that in my lifetime…’ poster series. Please share and like :) Hope planted at the Secret Garden Party 2011. Read more >

July 15, 2012

Hope Farming at Hop Farm Festival

Hop Farm Festival essential kit.

Hop Farm festival was brimming over with great music, eccentric characters and a whole lotta fresh hope. The stand out performance came from Damien Rice who we were honoured to meet the following day. We were fascinated to hear that, … Read more >

July 14, 2012

The Tree4Hope

Soon it heaves with fluttering hopes!

We have kitted out a Hope Truck and are heading around the world with our Travelling Tree4Hope installation, spreading the message that we can all make a difference one hope at a time. This summer, seek out the Tree4Hope at … Read more >

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