Angela’s Story

The combined efforts of numerous concerned global citizens could do wonders to help the impoverished. Living in the United States, I am ready for action!…

Big Issue Foundation staff member Gabi holding an award

Gabi’s Story

I came to the UK last year with my family from Romania. Soon after we arrived, I heard about The Big Issue through my church….

Big Issue Foundation Romanian Translation volunteer Carmen in Bristol

Carmen’s Story

Romanian Translation Volunteer, Bristol I came from Romania to the UK in December 2013 to do care work. After nine months, I became a Care…


Jonny’s Story

“Running the 2017 London Marathon for The Big Issue Foundation is an experience I won’t forget. The atmosphere on the day is brilliant – from…

Group of The Big Issue Foundation supporters at The Big Night Walk

Louise’s story

I had no hesitation in joining this year’s Big Night Walk having volunteered last year and enjoyed the atmosphere it created.  As a solo walker…

Big Issue Foundation supporters Anna and Quentin at The Big Night Walk

Anna’s Night Walk Story

Quentin Stark and I took part in this year’s Big Issue Foundation Night Walk for the first time. I had wanted to do it for…


Adrian’s Story

I have been writing for The Big Issue magazine since 2012, when I moved north from London to Glasgow, with a Benedict Cumberbatch interview in…


Chadder’s story

From £2.50 to 25 miles (and a little bit more) I bought my first Big Issue in 2007 from a vendor outside the HSBC Bank…

Big Issue Foundation supporter Helena after completing a skydive

Helena’s blog

With a 60th birthday coming up I was looking for a challenge that was outside my comfort zone, and not being very fond of heights,…