Supporters’ blogs

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…

Big Issue staff member Lauren Neale

Lauren’s Story

I will be taking part in the London to Amsterdam bike ride this year to of course raise money for the Big Issue Foundation, and…

Big Issue Foundation supporters Philip Herrick and Sam Lomas standing with bikes at a garden party

Phil and Sam’s Garden Party

Philip Herrick and Sam Lomas organised a successful fundraising activity for their  Ride London fundraising this month. Philip told us: “Sam and I had a…

Big Issue Foundation volunteer Tanya

Tanya’s story

I first came across the trust fundraising role when browsing through The Big Issue Foundation website. The role came to my attention as I wanted…