Richard’s story

Saturday 1st September My day started at 5am, I got up and got ready to ride to Richmond park. So I set off from Peckham at…


Anne’s Story

On Cycling from London to Paris for The Big Issue Foundation An Idiots Guide I hope these reflections will inspire any of you out there…


Lucy’s Story

Over the summer holidays I have had the privilege of working within the fundraising team for The Big Issue Foundation. Over the week I leant…

Big Issue Foundation former trustee black and white photo

Heidi Stewart’s Big Night Walk

Heidi Stewart became a trustee of the Big Issue Foundation in 2011. Heidi is a Business Development Director for a global outsourcing business, here is…

The Big Issue Foundation Trustee Harry McAdoo with a medal around his neck

Harry’s Paris Marathon Experience

Harry McAdoo became a trustee of the Big Issue Foundation in 2012 having been a big admirer (and avid reader) of the Big Issue for…

Carolyn Aitchison standing at the South Pole holding Big Issue magazine

Carolyn Aitchison’s Trek to the pole

I took part in an expedition to commemorate the centenary of Ernest Shackleton’s attempt to be the first to reach the South Pole. He turned…

Fundraising gig at The Big Chill House

Ashar Smith’s Gig night

I organized a club night with both live bands and Dj’s, to raise awareness and funds for the Big Issue Foundation. Although hosting a night…