Pop Up Soup Kitchen

The Pop Up Soup Kitchen was founded by Trevor Blaney.

Its aim is to help the homeless of the Isle of Wight.

The organisation has strong ties with local supermarkets who donate supplies.

Volunteers sought for charity helping the homeless and those in need

67a high street cafe charity shop

Waste Not Want Not cafe/charity shop in Newport is on the look out for volunteers to help between 10am-2.30pm on weekdays. Can you help?

Thursday, 10th October, 2019 9:20am

By Sally Perry

Inns of Distinction fundraising campaign for Isle of Wight Pop Up Soup Kitchen

fish and chips on a plate with lemon

The fundraising campaign runs throughout September and aims to raise funds for the Isle of Wight's Pop Up Soup Kitchen.

Wednesday, 4th September, 2019 2:16pm

By Sally Perry

Free breakfasts on offer for Isle of Wight parents and children

Unhappy child

With the roll-out of Universal Credit, Black Friday approaching and the negative financial pressures of Christmas, Waste Not Want Not say they've noticed a huge spike in requests for assistance.

Monday, 19th November, 2018 10:33am

By Sally Perry

Soup Kitchen wins national award: Asks ‘Could compassion be new currency on our Island?’

trev blaney observer food awards

Congratulations to Trevor Blaney from the Isle of Wight Pop Up Soup Kitchen who last night picked up the 2017 Observer Food Monthly Award for 'local food hero'. Well deserved!

Friday, 13th October, 2017 9:12am

By Sally Perry

Soup Kitchen plan to get five homeless people off streets: How you can help

homeless bedding under steps

The Isle of Wight Pop Up Soup Kitchen has teamed up with a private landlord to get at least five more homeless people off the streets and into safe, warm surroundings before winter sets in. Find out how you can help.

Sunday, 1st October, 2017 12:23pm

By Sally Perry

‘Advanced Style’ fashion show helps the homeless

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There are only 100 tickets (£2 each) available for the charity fashion show which aims to raise funds for the Isle of Wight's Pop Up Soup Kitchen. Book now to secure your place.

Thursday, 13th July, 2017 11:10am

By Donna Thompson

New Charities at Home shop to support homeless and less fortunate

charities at home with trevor blaney and ben rouse

Charities at Home has been set up to help the Isle of Wight community. All proceeds from the shop go back into the community, and particularly the homeless and less fortunate.

Monday, 8th May, 2017 10:22am

By Trevor Blaney

Ten brave souls to eat 5kg of ‘warm’ pickled onions for charity

pickled onions

A team of ten brave souls will be eating their way through 5kg of 'warm' pickled onions on East Monday for charity. Head down to Sandown from midday to see them complete the challenge.

Friday, 14th April, 2017 11:22am

By Eric Lawson with one comment

New overnight refuge for Isle of Wight homeless accepts all

soup kitchen

A collaboration between the Pop Up Soup Kitchen, Ryde Elim Church and a bunch of wonderful volunteers means that Isle of Wight homeless now have a warm, safe place for night-time respite.

Saturday, 25th February, 2017 2:54pm

By Trevor Blaney with 13 readers' comments

Another busy week for the Isle of Wight Pop Up Soup Kitchen

iow college chefs

437 miles were covered and enough food to easily feed 225 less fortunate Islanders was distributed by the Pop-up Soup Kitchen last week.

Monday, 30th January, 2017 11:28am

By Trevor Blaney with 5 readers' comments

‘Slim and Give’: Get rid of calorie-rich food and help the homeless

calorie rich food

If you've decided to go on a diet and get rid of a few pounds this New Year, why not consider donating your calorie-rich foods to the Pop-Up Soup Kitchen? It's what Slimming World members on the Island are being urged to do.

Friday, 6th January, 2017 4:16pm

By Sally Perry

Shock as homeless Islanders evicted from field at 3am (updated)

Empty field

Tents and sleeping bags (some donated) as well as personal belongings of homeless Islanders on the outskirts of Newport were trashed and the occupants evicted in the early hours of Wednesday morning this week with no notice.

Thursday, 1st December, 2016 2:32pm

By Sally Perry with 45 readers' comments