Charity Events
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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Mike’s blog

Follow Mike as he takes on an incredible challenge cycling from Lands End to John O’Groats from 12 June. You can support his fundraising and find…

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Sarah’s Story

In 2015, I moved to Bristol to start my undergraduate studies. It was a shock to the system in many ways: the concept of all-night…