News

Here you can read all the latest fundraising and charity news from The Big Issue Foundation. Keep up to date with our charity work to help people overcome the poverty of their situations, escape the streets and journey towards a better life. Whether it’s a message from our CEO, the stories from the streets or the wide range of charity events we have throughout the year, here is the best place to keep up with the progress and funds that have been raised and the work that you enable us to undertake.

Thursday, 9th August 2018

Walk 10,000 steps a day from 10-16th September and raise £100 to help Big Issue vendors take positive steps forward

Tuesday, 7th August 2018

Join us on Friday 8th March at Shoreditch Town Hall for the 9th annual Big Night Walk- tickets on sale now!

Friday, 3rd August 2018

At The Big Issue Foundation, we know that each person’s journey is their own. The journey for us begins when someone chooses to become a newsagent without a shop, buying The Big Issue, investing their own cash into their stock and trading their way out of their situation. Vendors know each transaction is more than just a sale – customers help build your confidence and help you move forward. 

Thursday, 26th July 2018

Last year, vendor Garry Buchan decided to show his thanks for The Big Issue Foundation's support by undertaking a 190-mile walk in Scotland. This year, he has set himself an even more ambitious goal ...

Wednesday, 25th July 2018

RideLondon 100 takes place this Sunday and we want to wish good luck to Team TBIF cycling for Big Issue vendors!

Tuesday, 24th July 2018

Read all about our latest Summer news around the country...a card reader pilot, CV support, an MP selling the Big Issue, the media spotlight, and the death of a much-loved vendor.

Wednesday, 27th June 2018

We are excited to announce that The Big Sleep Out is back and now bigger than ever!

Due to increasing popularity, The Big Sleep Out is now bedding down in three different locations across the South as part of the biggest Big Sleep Out in Big Issue Foundation history.

Tuesday, 26th June 2018

The Big Issue Foundation's partnership with Southampton FC/Saints Foundation, won a Sustainability Award at the Lotus Awards last Friday.

The Lotus Awards recognise organisations that foster a creative, collaborative workplace culture to enhance performance and sustain a competitive advantage by improving employee engagement.

Thursday, 21st June 2018

Our corporate partner Wellcome has a new in-house Big Issue vendor, Donato.

This is part of our corporate vendor placement programme; a fantastic scheme that places Big Issue vendors within a host organisation once a week.

Friday, 8th June 2018

With the launch of our biggest Big Sleep Out in Big Issue Foundation history, we’re looking for corporate partners who want to help make this event the best that it can be. Do you own or work in a company which would like to support Big Issue vendors to access more opportunities to move away from poverty and exclusion?  If so, we’d love to hear from you!

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