Soup4Lunch Fifth Anniversary Celebration

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Soup4Lunch Fifth Anniversary Celebration

Soup4Lunch Fifth Anniversary Celebration

Soup4Lunch Ltd By Soup4Lunch Ltd

Soup4Lunch is celebrating its fifth anniversary in 2019. We are having a party and garden open day to invite family, friends & local community. The day will be a showcase for our great volunteers.

Hammersmith and Fulham Fundraising stage

2
backers
£202
pledged of £588
48
days left

Pledges will only be charged if the project hits its funding goal of £588 by 31 Jan 2019

The S4L Anniversary Garden Open Day at Michael Stewart House will be a great celebration for our participants, our supporters, sheltered housing residents and the local community close to North End Road and the Clem Attlee Estate. In the early months of 2019 we will add a kitchen garden to the already established space at Michael Stewart House and open to the local community for a day in April 2019 for garden 'tasters' and provide international food and information from local organisations who join us in tackling isolation and loneliness. Soup4Lunch Ltd is a local social enterprise creating Kitchen Gardens and Community Cafes in sheltered housing and community centres in Hammersmith and Fulham. Our main aim is to provide a safe space to join together to help lessen isolation and loneliness. The kitchen garden provides activity and common language and the community cafe provides great food and conversation as well as good nourishment.

What we'll deliver:

  • Provide food and fun at a garden open day
  • Create a kitchen garaden
  • Open a space not normally seen by the community
  • Recognise volunteers

Why it's a great idea:

Soup4Lunch is going to shout about it’s five year anniversary! Hundreds of people in Hammersmith and Fulham have contributed to creating the Soup4Lunch project, from a simple pilot in December 2012 to more than a dozen projects running today on a weekly basis. We want to celebrate our success, show off our work, make some outrageously great food and recognise all the wonderful people who have helped us make this such a brilliant project. Our open day will celebrate all the best and demonstrate this amazing resource to the community.

Steps to get it done:

  • Recruiting 5 new community volunteers
  • Adding two new Soup4Lunch project s in the Borough

We hope that by opening up our garden we will encourage more community involvement and volunteering, a greater awareness of how isolation and loneliness can have an impact on lives, and how that can be turned around by working together and having shared experiences.

Location Hammersmith and Fulham

Hammersmith and Fulham has 13 other projects and £1,795,000 in potential grant funding

About the space

Michael Stewart House Garden in sheltered housing on Clem Atlee Estate. This is an area just off the North End Rd which has a garden backing onto a walkway so it provides good view for community passer safe by. The area has recently been the subject of renewal and has a quarterly market festival.

Council

London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham

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How will the money be spent?Total £588

Hall and venue - £200 (34%)
Catering on the day - £150 (26%)
Gardening equipment; raised beds, spades,, buckets, trowels and hand spades, gloves, kneeler, - £150 (26%)
Gardening materials; compost, seeds, plants, fertiliser, - £50 (8%)
Other - £38 (6%)

Costs Breakdown

This shows how money raised for the project will be spent. These costs have been confirmed by the project's Delivery Manager and verified.

34%
Hall and venue
£200
26%
Catering on the day
£150
26%
Gardening equipment; raised beds, spades,, buckets, trowels and hand spades, gloves, kneeler,
£150
8%
Gardening materials; compost, seeds, plants, fertiliser,
£50
6%
Other
£38
  • Spacehive fees
    £18
  • Transaction Fees
    £17
  • VAT
    £4

Overfunding

This project is enabled for overfunding. If the project hits its funding goal before the end of the campaign period, any extra funds raised will be spent (in order of priority) on: If we are overfunded we will increase the numbers of plantings In the project, buy houseplants and use the greenhouse for cuttings.

Total £588

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