Tony’s Story

My name is Tony. I am 45 years old and I have been a Big Issue vendor in Nottingham for 18 months. Life has never…

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Events Manager Laura at The Bristol Sleep Out

Laura’s Story

On 11th October I took part in my first fundraising event for The Big Issue Foundation, The Bristol Sleep Out. After constantly checking the weather…

Big Issue Foundation staff member Jonathan Adams

Jonathan’s Story

I joined The Big Issue Foundation’s Events and Community Fundraising Team in January 2019 while on a break from my degree at Oxford University and…

Big Issue Foundation staff member Rhia Docherty volunteering with My Cause UK

Rhia’s Story

A sunny summer vibe crept over London this May Bank Holiday weekend and for me the good weather not only signals that summer is coming…

Big Issue Foundation supporter Cliffe Tribe

Cliffe’s story

In April 2018, I set up a personal blog named 26@60 – A challenge for my 60th year on the Planet…  I will be 60 years old in…

Big Issue Foundation volunteer Karina

Karina’s Story

I was on the tube reading a copy of The Big Issue Magazine when I came across the advert looking for a Christmas volunteer. I…

Big Issue Foundation supporter Sian on skydive

Sian’s Story

I’m Sian, a 23-year-old graduate from Bournemouth. Two years ago I had the huge privilege of meeting Bill, a Big Issue Vendor who had been…

Big Issue Foundation supporters Peter and Sue Hayden

Peter and Sue’s Big Sleep Out

The day Bewdley resident Peter Hayden bought a copy of Big Issue at Snow Hill station had consequences he and wife Sue didn’t anticipate. “Abandon…

Big Issue Foundation supporter Harley Cottle

Harley’s Story

Harley took part in The Big Step Challenge by walking 10,000 steps a day for 2 weeks and raised an amazing £541.65 for Big Issue…