Supporters’ blogs

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…

Angela’s Story

The combined efforts of numerous concerned global citizens could do wonders to help the impoverished. Living in the United States, I am ready for action!…

Big Issue Foundation staff member Gabi holding an award

Gabi’s Story

I came to the UK last year with my family from Romania. Soon after we arrived, I heard about The Big Issue through my church….

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…