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?”
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 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”
Last night was our 4th Birmingham SOUP at the glorious Impact Hub Birmingham. The project with the most votes was Beyond Borders from The GAP Arts Project who are working in collaboration with residents of Birmingham to produce an arts event in response to the border crisis. ‘Using the subject of borders as a starting pointContinue reading “The GAP Arts Project is the 4th winner of #BrumSOUP”
Have you got an idea for a project that will benefit Birmingham? Do you need cash support for an existing project? Then why not pop in a submission to Birmingham SOUP – deadline this Friday 8th January 2016. Previous winners have taken home between £400-£500 to kickstart their projects plus have gained partners, supporters, adviceContinue reading “Kickstart 2016 with cash & community support from Birmingham SOUP…!”
Last week Birmingham hosted its first SOUP event bringing together 85 people at Impact Hub Birmingham.
Our first winner was Elliot Lord, of Our Own Future. Elliot’s innovative project is to make sturdy, lightweight cardboard beds that he hands out to homeless people on the streets of the region.
Thank you to everyone that has signed up to the first Birmingham SOUP event. We look forward to welcoming you to Impact Hub Birmingham tomorrow evening from 6pm for a 7pm start. We have 4 great projects that will be pitching for the night’s door takings and we also have some lovely food for youContinue reading “It’s almost here…”