The Danny Campaign! Well done to Emma Turner (pictured centre) who came up with the idea to support ‘rough sleepers’ to communicate with their families via a team of outreach workers who can help make connections. “Danny Hackett was a young homeless man from Birmingham who passed away in January this year. One of theContinue reading “The 5th BrumSOUP winner is….”
SOUP #5 is almost here and we are very excited to be presenting 4 very worthy new projects. MARCH EVENT > This week’s SOUP on Saturday 19th March is open to ALL AGES. Bring the family and join us for lunch at Impact Hub Birmingham. We’ll be open from 11am with a kids play areaContinue reading “SOUP 5 is this SATURDAY”
We’re looking for our 5th SOUP winner – is it you? Got a project that is in its early stages? Maybe it is just an idea? It might be running already; whatever stage your at with a project idea we want to hear from you! So far we’ve had a winner who makes cardboard bedsContinue reading “DEADLINE for SOUP #5 PROPOSALS is 4th March”
Thanks to Paul Stringer at I Am Birmingham for posting this video of SOUP #4 winners Gap Arts Project talking about their Beyond Borders event in April.
We have made it to SOUP number 4 and raised over £1500 for 4 very worthy community projects for the city. YAY! February’s SOUP was an after-work gathering (we like to alternate between Saturday afternoon’s and Thursday post work get togethers) which saw Nyrees from Nettlefest, Sharon from The Square Peg Foundation, the Beyond BordersContinue reading “SOUP #4 – February 2016 – pics are UP!”
We’ve made it through to mid February and the sun has come out to greet us today so we are feeling VERY happy. And of course we are gearing up for SOUP 4 this week so plenty of reasons to be cheerful! GREAT NEWS > You’ve helped us raise almost £1200 that has been investedContinue reading “SOUP #4 is this Thursday, 18th Feb!”
There was no sign of the January blues at yesterday’s Brum SOUP. 4 great pitches, 2 lovely soups, a killer chocolate cake and a brilliant crowd made for a lovely afternoon. This month’s projects pitching for the investment included; a project with students at Bournville College who are making postcards to sell and raise moneyContinue reading “SECOND PEDALS take home the 3rd Brum SOUP investment!”
Our very first winner’s pitch to make cardboard beds for homeless people has really gathered some momentum over the last few months. Since Elliot Lord came to pitch in October he’s been interviewed by The Guardian and featured on the BBC across its news and websites. He’s also got students at the University of BirminghamContinue reading “Make your our own Cardboard Bed”
WELL DONE to our second Birmingham SOUP winners Soul City Arts who won the most votes on Saturday. The generous attendees of Birmingham SOUP, including a kind donation from the The Barberry Mental Health team, collectively reached £474. The project with the most votes was presented by Emily Jones from Soul City Arts, raising fundsContinue reading “Our second SOUP!”
If you haven’t tried it already then why not check out UBER for your journey to SOUP on Saturday? They are offering new users a ride of up to £15 – just sign up and use the code SOUP15 to claim it.