We have smashed the target of £10,000 and the donations keep coming in!!
The Sleep Pod Team continue to be blown away by all your support and generous donations. We now have 222 backers and together you have raised a MASSIVE £10,740.
A huge thank you to all the Bristol music crew for all amazing pr promotion of the Sleep Pod Project. The Bristol music crew have really raised the profile of the Sleep Pod this week. The Sleep Pod Project featured in a number of news articles, ITV News West Country, Bristol Radio, Bristol Post, Bristol TV special thanks to Sarah Rice for making this happen. Please check out the links below.
Joby Andrews, a director of pub and venue chain Refresh the West, said: “This is a truly Bristol collaboration of people who recognise there is a homeless crisis in our city and have come together with an emergency measure to stop people dying on the streets this Christmas."
Friday night Jobathia Jobathia and Shada Nasrullah, Clare Andrews and Vincent Clarke and the team of volunteers Gemma, Kara and Elisa took to the streets in Bristol and handed out 23 Sleep Pods. @fthBRISTOL Feed the Homeless Bristol. They will be taking to the streets again tonight giving out Sleep Pods.
The Bristol team Jobathia Jobathia Marcus Wells Imogen Mcintosh Shada Nasrullah IDLES Beak> Shambala Festival Boomtown Fair Love Saves The Day are working closely with a number of homeless organisations across Bristol, Bath and Weston-Super-Mare to ensure the Sleep Pods are given out to rough sleepers before Christmas and to keep them warm and dry this winter.
Sleep Pod relies heavily on the generosity of others who share the same vision to help protect rough sleepers and refugees by keeping them warm, dry and safe. Please continue to share the crowd funder so we can build more Sleep Pods across the country to help protect the most vulnerable people during these cold, wet, winter months. Together we can make a difference!!
Love the Sleep Pod Team - Dreams of a Better Future - Big Love Ian, Justin, Pete, Caroline and Madhavi