A benefit concert for HOPING was hosted by comedian John Bishop, headlined by indie giants The Libertines, with performances from the legendary Patti Smith and art-rock icon Thurston Moore. In between set recitals were delivered by Loyle Carner, Eric Cantona and Frankie Boyle to a full house at London’s Roundhouse that included Claire Foy, Woody Harrelson, Jemima Khan, Camilla Al Fayed, Christian Louboutin, Mary McCartney, Edie Campbell, Eva Herzigova, Laura Bailey, Angus Deyton, Charlotte Tilbury, Matthew Freud, Venetia Scott, Alice Temperley, Lily Cole, and Dan Macmillan.  

The HOPING Foundation merchandise was provided by British artists Sarah Lucas and Douglas Gordon together with Robert Del Naja (3D) from Massive Attack who created limited edition exclusive posters as a gesture of support for the children of Palestine. Also on-sale were trustee Bella Freud designed classic HOPING slogan t-shirts and football scarfs.