The 5th BrumSOUP winner is….

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….”


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”

SOUP #4 – February 2016 – pics are UP!

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!”

SECOND PEDALS take home the 3rd Brum SOUP investment!

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!”

Make your our own Cardboard Bed

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”