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,…

Big Issue Foundation volunteer Willow

Willow’s story

I first came into contact with The Big Issue during my childhood when my mum would buy a mag each week, we would struggle to…

Big Issue Foundation volunteer Nina sitting at desk and holding Big Issue magazine

Nina’s Story

“I am pleased to have been able to contribute to such a great organisation full of heart and dedication to helping others.” “Having bought many…