Sleep Pod Fundraising Campaign

The Sleep Pod is a Lifesaving Shelter. Built to protect rough sleepers in the UK and Europe. We want to raise £10,000 so we can build 400 Sleep Pods.

Why is Sleep Pod necessary?


  • The number of rough sleepers in this country has risen by 169% since 2010. People are dying on the streets with tragic regularity. For rough sleepers in the UK and refugees in Europe, many of these deaths are a result of exposure to extreme weather conditions. A Sleep pod could prevent these deaths. 
  • The Sleep Pod is not a solution to the crisis, it’s one measure - a lifesaving shelter to be made available to outreach teams and rough sleepers and refugees that haven’t managed to access the existing services.

Who are we


  • We were founded in April 2018. We have since built 280 Sleep Pods which have been distributed to people on the streets in Birmingham and in France. We have formed strong partnerships with organisations working to support refugees in Paris, Calais and Dunkirk. Once the Pods are built we will work with outreach teams in the UK and charities in Europe to distribute Sleep Pods where they are needed.
  • The Sleep Pod Founders, Ian, Justin and Pete met while they were volunteering in refugee camps in Europe in 2016. Through these shared experiences they were driven into action and designed the Sleep Pod to help prevent unnecessary deaths on our streets. After a lengthy design process, field tests and feedback from users the Sleep pod is now ready to be built on mass and distributed where ever it is needed.

  • We believe Sleep Pod is one way everybody can make a contribution and know that it will make a difference. We are a small team of friends who are heavily dependent on the support of our volunteers to help fund raise and build new Sleep Pods at volunteer workshops.

What is a Sleep Pod


The Sleep Pod is a Lifesaving Shelter. Built to protect rough sleepers in the UK and refugees in Europe.

Sleep Pods are built to keep people warm, dry and safe.

Sleep Pods are:

  • Insulated Self-Warming

  • +11°C inside when -6°C outside

  • Rainproof

  • Windproof

  • Quick and Easy to Use

  • Lightweight, Easy to Pack and Carry

  • 1 Sleep Pod costs £25 *Jun 2019

  • Easy to make, made by teams of volunteers.

 

How you can help

Please donate to the project and share link with your friends and family. Thanks for supporting Sleep Pod. 

 

 

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£25 – 1 sleep pod

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For every £25 donated you will buy 1 sleep pod, therefor giving 1 person the chance to stay warm and dry at night. Postage is not included in the price. Orders of multiple Sleep Pods can be collected.

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£50 – 2 Sleep Pods

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For every £50 donated you will buy 2 sleep pods giving 2 people the chance to stay warm and dry at night. Postage is not included in the price. Orders of multiple Sleep Pods can be collected.

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£125 – 5 Sleep Pods

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For every £125 donated you will buy 5 sleep pod, giving 5 people the chance to stay warm and dry at night. Postage is not included in the price. Orders of multiple Sleep Pods can be collected.

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£250 – 10 Sleep Pods

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For every £250 donated you will buy 10 sleep pods, giving 10 people the chance to stay warm and dry at night. Postage is not included in the price. Orders of multiple Sleep Pods can be collected.

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£1,250 – 50 Sleep Pods

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For every £1,250 donated you will buy 50 sleep pods, giving 50 people the chance to stay warm and dry at night. Postage is not included in the price. Orders of multiple Sleep Pods can be collected.

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