FEED THE STREETS
Combining an open air food kitchen, food drive and live performances, 'Feed the Streets' aimed to bring the community together to raise awareness about homelessness in the city of Portsmouth and celebrate our diverse society.
The event was supported by Portsmouth Guildhall, Food Cycle Portsmouth, Lauren Stanley, The Vela Tides and our fantastic volunteers.
Over 14 days, Hushed Nation carried out 14 random acts of kindness everyday from the 12th- 25th February 2017
1.Litter picking along the beach whilst encouraging the runners of the Portsmouth half marathon
2. Paying forward 5 hot drinks
3. As it was Valentines Day, we surprised someone with a bunch of flowers
4. Some days are stressful so inspirational messages were left around Portsmouth City
5. Buying hot food from Greggs and giving it to those in need around Portsmouth
6. It was National Random Act of Kindness Day so we encouraged people to carry out their own act of kindness
7.We made a donation to The New Theatre Royal to support the arts in Portsmouth
8. Donated food to the Trussel Trust Food bank in Portsmouth
9. Inspirational and thoughtful texts were sent to our closest friends and family to remind them how we care for them
10. Paid forward hot drinks at Greggs to help the early risers with their mornings
11. Handing out free doughnuts to the students of the University of Portsmouth
12. With the arrival of storm Dorris, a coat was donated to Russel a member of the homeless community in Portsmouth
13 We spread cheer with a portable photobooth around the city
14.To finish the 2 weeks, we donated an abundance of warm clothes to The Society of St James, a charity who provide help for the homeless in Portsmouth
Paper Bag Appeal
Hushed Nation's Paper Bag Appeal in collaboration with Sainburys and The Duke of Buckingham Pub was a great success. Thanks to the kind support of Sainsburys Portsmouth, 45 paper bags worth of food were donated to The Society of St James, a fantastic 90% of the paper bags were sponsored by the people of Portsmouth and Southsea who attended the evening of carols.