Big Issue Foundation volunteer Molly

Molly’s Story

I came across a trust fundraising volunteer post at The Big Issue Foundation (TBIF) by fluke, when I was looking for summer jobs. I did…

Big Issue Foundation supporters Sarah and Laura holding food bags

Sarah’s Blog

I arrived at 7pm, not knowing anyone else, excited and a little nervous.  Fortunately I met Laura before going in – she had come from…

Big Issue Foundation supporter Rebecca

Rebecca’s Blog

SKYDIVE CHALLENGE PART 2 We arrived at the airfield at 8.45 feeling excited with a tinge of nerves. Mum – here to spectate, Lucy (my…

Former Big Issue vendor Dean Porter with his bike in cycling gear

Dean’s story

The Big Issue Foundation helped me get my CBT (compulsory basic training) to become a cycle courier. I know from experience how much they support…


Kathryn’s Story

I work as a fundraiser for The Big Issue Foundation and took part in the London to Paris ride last year as the charity’s rep. …


Tom’s story

On Sunday 15th March I ran my first ever half marathon, as part of my preparations for the London Marathon – it was thoroughly tiring,…

Big Issue Foundation supporter Dom Kullander in cycling gear

Dom & Jamie’s Ride London Blog

Dom’s post Ride London Blog Taking on the Ride London challenge for the Big Issue Foundation was an overall fantastic experience! It was tricky to…

Big Issue Foundation London Marathon runner

Leila’s blog

Hi everyone, I’m Leila, and I will be the tall ginger Scottish girl running with you in a red and black vest next Sunday. I…


Will’s Story

I spent five or so weeks working part-time at the Big Issue Foundation and I loved every minute of it. Having worked in a few…

Big Issue Foundation supporter Peter Kelly cycling as part of the Iron Man challenge

Peter’s Ironman Challenge

I work in Birmingham city centre and almost every day I see people desperate for help, shelter and support and I would like to do…