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Soupruns for the homeless

A project by: Souprunners Nottingham


WE RAISED £2,483

from 61 donors

This project received pledges on Thu 06 Apr 2017
Students providing necessities to Nottingham’s homeless population, twice a week, all year round.
What is our project?

Our project’s aim is to help some of the hundreds of people currently homeless in Nottingham. With the help of our student volunteers we provide 2 weekly soupruns on Sundays and Tuesdays at 8pm in the city centre providing food, hot drinks, essentials and information on further available support to Nottingham’s homeless population.

We are aiming to raise £3500 to fund our vital soupruns for the rest of the year and particularly for out of term summer months when fundraising becomes more difficult.

Don’t forget that every donation up to £1620 is doubled by the University of Nottingham’s Cascade fund!

Who are Souprunners?

Souprunners is a non-profit student-led organisation purely run by University of Nottingham students. We are a body made up of individuals from all subjects, years of study and backgrounds!

Where is the money going?

Homelessness in Nottingham is growing at an alarming rate and the available level of support offered is simply not enough to meet this rising demand. Therefore, many homeless people rely on Souprunners’ handouts of food, hot drinks, clothing and equipment (i.e. sleeping bags) to survive and get back on their feet.

All of the funds raised from our minimum target will go directly to Nottingham’s homeless population in the form of our weekly ‘soupruns’, however if we exceed this target we will be able to afford a sleeping bag drive and better quality winter clothing to handout!

We’ve had many success stories in the past and with your help we can create more in the future!

Help us succeed!

If you’re unable to donate no worries! On the top of this page is a button which says 'Become a helper'. By clicking on this button you can use the social media buttons to share this page to your friends and family and keep track of the individual tally YOU raise for Souprunners. It lets you know how many people have clicked on our page thanks to your link and how much money has been donated thanks to you!

Other ways you can get benefit us is by getting involved with our Sponsored Sleepout, help out on a Souprun or simply tell your friends about us!

Find us here!

Like us on Facebook! – https://www.facebook.com/SouprunnersNottingham

Check out our Sponsored Sleepout Event page - https://www.facebook.com/events/1807968829423690/

Follow us on Twitter! - https://twitter.com/souprunners

3 months, 2 weeks ago

Hi guys,

A HUGE thank you to everyone that has volunteered/donated/shared for us! We've surpassed our minimum target thanks to all of you :)

We have 3 days left of fundraising , so any final donations or social media shares would be greatly appreciated! We're still having donations matched by the University's Cascade fund so any size donation still makes big a difference :)

Thanks for all the support,

Souprunners x

What a great effort for such a worthwhile cause! Well done everyone

Cascade matchfunded £1242

Bex Harding

generated 61 clicks and caused 9 donations totalling £143.00

Luca Di Paolo

generated 189 clicks, donated £10.00, and caused 8 donations totalling £137.00

Hannah Kettle

generated 87 clicks and caused 5 donations totalling £60.00

Arthur Williams

generated 114 clicks, donated £10.00, and caused 5 donations totalling £55.00

Souprunners Nottingham

generated 41 clicks and caused 1 donation of £45.00

Holly Marie

generated 216 clicks and caused 3 donations totalling £35.00

Tom Nelson

generated 101 clicks and caused 5 donations totalling £33.50

Laura Owler

generated 63 clicks and caused 2 donations totalling £20.00

Tamzin Dewar

generated 26 clicks, donated £10.00, and caused 1 donation of £5.00

Rob Wainer

generated 96 clicks and caused 1 donation of £5.00

Tash Dembrey

generated 12 clicks, donated £10.00, and caused 1 donation of £5.00

Dervla Ireland

generated 120 clicks

Souprunners Pub Quiz

donated £388.55

Souprunners Cake Sale

donated £125.76


donated £50.00

Slliehs Martin

donated £45.00

Steve White

donated £30.00

Nina Hook-Zurlino

donated £25.00

Maggie Pettifer

donated £20.00

Debbie Forkin

donated £20.00


donated £20.00


donated £20.00

Alex Ferriman

donated £10.00

Samantha Jurczak

donated £10.00

Lucy Sturgess

donated £10.00

Alice Florence

donated £10.00


donated £10.00


donated £10.00

Alice Langley

donated £5.00

Charlotte Gubby

donated £5.00

Joe Barker

donated £5.00

Ben Driver

donated £5.00

Chloe Rose

donated £5.00

Rosa Hampton

donated £5.00

Izzy Wild

donated £5.00

Louise Chapman

donated £5.00



Anna Parker

followed this project and signed up to help

Alexander Ferriman

signed up to help

Carlos Wong

signed up to help

12 anonymous donations totalling £96.00

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Well done! X

Soo much respect for you guys- good luck with it!! :)

Good luck everyone!

Questionnaire only offers 3 options , I'm not any of them!

Good luck Hannah- what a wonderful cause. Love Gemma xx

Good luck Rob!!

Good luck sleep-outers! Your work is amazing x