If you haven’t heard of Brighton Soup yet, you’re missing out. It’s a fantastic community version of Dragon’s Den and also a really fun evening out. Everybody chips in £4, which includes a choice of delicious homemade soups (even clam chowder!), generously provided by volunteers. You then listen to four quick pitches from local community projects. After the food is served everybody gets to vote for their favourite project – and winner receives the money.
We were lucky enough to be invited to pitch at the St George’s Church event at the end of April. St George’s Church is a great space that often hosts concerts. It’s also my nearest church, so felt like home turf!
It was a great opportunity to spread the word about Goodmoney and also hear about the great work being done by Rythmix Charity, St John’s School and College – and Sussex Prisoner’s Families, who won an amazing £893 to help their great work supporting families who are coping with a loved one in prison.
For more information and details of future events, check out brightonsoup.org.uk