Events

Take part in, or organise, a whole range of charity events to raise money to support our work with people who are homeless and vulnerably housed vendors across the UK. See the event calendar below to find the event for you or go to 'Do it yourself' to organise your own event.

At the Big Issue Foundation we work hard to provide a hand up to support people who are homeless, and we can’t do that without your participation in these charity events. It could be a run for charity, sky diving, or an adventure abroad, it’s up to you!

The money raised through charity events such as these goes to giving those who have nowhere to go the opportunity to make a change to their lives. Whether it is to give someone the resources to attend a job interview, find a home, or even join the army; we’re about offering people a livelihood and a life.

Here you can find out all you need to know about each of the upcoming charity events for the Big Issue Foundation. However, if you want to help The Big Issue Foundation in other ways you can always volunteer for charity and get involved with our work.

Big London Night Walk

Friday, 11th March 2016

The Big Night Walk London is a great opportunity not only to see the capital in a whole new light but also meet some of its most charismatic residents.

Schools and Youth Groups Big London Night Walk

Friday, 11th March 2016

Sign up your school or youth group for an educational and insightful Friday night with a difference, and make a difference to the lives or hardworking Big Issue vendors on their journeys away from homelessness.

The Big Jump

Saturday, 20th February 2016

Would you like to jump out of a plane at altitudes of up to 15,000ft.? Would you like to break all national speed limits accelerating at 120mph? Would you like to experience the thrill of freefalling?

The Big Sleep Out, Bristol

Friday, 26th February 2016

Join us sleeping out for the night in Bristol to raise awareness and funding to support local services in Bristol.

Vitality Bath Half Marathon

Sunday, 13th March 2016

The Bath Half Marathon is one of the longest established and most popular city centre road events in the UK.

Virgin London Marathon

Sunday, 24th April 2016

Want to take part in one of the world’s biggest sporting events, running past the iconic sites of London whilst raising funds for homeless and vulnerably housed people across the UK? Limited places available so register now!

Superhero Run

Sunday, 15th May 2016

Join over 2000 superheroes taking part in the fourth charity ‘Superhero run’ in Regents Park, London, in May!

Ben Nevis Weekend Trek

Friday, 10th June 2016 to Sunday, 12th June 2016

This year, we are offering you the opportunity to take on one of the UK’s most famous challenges: trekking up Ben Nevis, and all in aid of The Big Issue Foundation.

24 hour London to Paris Cycle Ride

Friday, 1st July 2016 to Sunday, 3rd July 2016

Cycling from London to Paris is one of the classic cycle experiences in Europe – and we’ll be doing it non-stop in 24 hours!

Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 2016

Sunday, 31st July 2016

This amazing 100 mile ride follows the route made famous in the 2012 men’s Olympic road race.

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