SOUP May – The 4 pitches; who gets your vote?

As usual this month’s SOUP had 4 project pitches… here’s a snippet from each project application to give you an idea of the variety and type of pitches we receive… who would get your vote? PITCH 01: Shelley Atkinson / Soundtracks of your lives What is your project? Aiming to use music to reinvigorate andContinue reading “SOUP May – The 4 pitches; who gets your vote?”

Saturday all-ages SOUP, new SOUP recipe, SOUPER heroes wanted….

Join us for an all-ages #BrumSOUP lunch this Saturday at Impact Hub Birmingham. SATURDAY 21st MAY, 2016 Doors open 11am, project pitches at 12noon, food served 1pm, finish 2pm. A £5+ suggested adult donation (£1 per child) at the door gets you entry, a vote for 1-of-4 worthy community projects and some tasty food offerings.Continue reading “Saturday all-ages SOUP, new SOUP recipe, SOUPER heroes wanted….”

Fancy joining the SOUP team?

Could you be a SOUPer hero? Do you care about Birmingham? Want to help awesome projects make a difference to our community? Have skills in social media, admin, events or outreach? Birmingham SOUP are recruiting, all ages welcome, do you want to join the volunteer team? We’re having a SOUP Open Meeting on 21st MayContinue reading “Fancy joining the SOUP team?”

#BrumSOUP Submissions wanted! Deadline extended…

Have you got an idea that could benefit from a little SOUP cash boost? We have had proposals from all sections of the community and projects big and small have been supported by the SOUP community. If you have an idea that you would like support with then why not apply? There are only 5Continue reading “#BrumSOUP Submissions wanted! Deadline extended…”

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….”

A grateful hug to @loafonline

The Birmingham SOUP team just wanted to take a moment to give a shout out, thumbs up and all round grateful hug to Loaf. Loaf is a food-based social enterprise in Birmingham, UK,  a cookery school where you can learn forgotten food skills, and an innovative community supported bakery. Loaf aims: “To promote real foodContinue reading “A grateful hug to @loafonline”