Supporters’ blogs

Big Issue Foundation volunteer Sarah

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…

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Tim’s story

After cycling from London to Amsterdam for The Big Issue Foundation in 2016, Tim took on his second fundraising challenge this year raising over £6,000 through the Husky…

Big Issue Foundation supporter Mike Levett cycling

Mike Levett’s Story

Update June 2018 Welsh Dragon Ride 223kms & 3,200 metres of alpine like climbs with some shorter brutal hills thrown in. this ride has gone…

Big Issue Foundation supporter Kieran

Kieran’s Story

Since moving back to Glasgow from London, after being away for almost ten years, the visible increase in the number of people sleeping rough struck…

Big Issue supporter Ran smiling

Ran’s Story

I’m running the London Marathon for Big Issue Foundation because big issue vendors are always awesome! I have passed a big issue hero who works…

Big Issue Foundation supporter Phil Rice holding Big Issue magazines and standing with Stephen Robertson

Phil’s Story

A Ful-Phil-ing Day My day started as normal, except I was in a warm and secure hotel room reading my emails at about 7am in…

Rosie Carnall’s Story

After The Big Sleep Out 2017 The night before the Big Sleep Out I woke abruptly in the dark with an urgent thought: Where will…

Patrick Foster’s Story

Patrick is one of The Big Issue Foundation’s Trustees. He’s completed 5 of our cycling events and helped raised over £5,000 in sponsorship. Below he…

Big Issue supporter Graham Hartland holding postcard

Graham’s Story #notGB17

I’m sat in the Hens Wings, a virtual multifunctional venue space.  Here, I can have what I want: tea? Easy. Kitchen? No problem. 50 seater…