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!
The Big Sleep Out offers participants the opportunity to spend a night without shelter in solidarity with many Big Issue vendors who find themselves sleeping rough. The night also allows participants a unique insight into the life of a vendor through an insightful panel discussion. Sleeping outside in autumn is most definitely a challenge, with last year’s participants braving the near-freezing temperatures to raise over £50,000 for the Big Issue Foundation.
Due to increasing popularity, we will be hosting two Big Sleep Outs across London this autumn:
The Big Sleep Out North London - The Bernie Grant Arts Centre - Friday 12th October
The Big Sleep Out South London - The Kia Oval - Friday 16th November
We’re excited to welcome over 200 participants from Greater London and beyond which gives your company an exciting opportunity to get involved with an engaged audience. From your branding on our adverts across social media and the Big Issue, as well as as a presence on the night and more, we want to discuss unique sponsorship packages with you.
"It was such an amazing fundraiser. I now feel as though all misconceptions have been cleared up and I have a far better understanding of how exactly the charity helps its vendors, and I have so much respect for them. To be able to pick yourself up and be so determined to better their situations in any way they can is very courageous and inspiring!"
Joan, Former Big Sleep Out Participant
If you think your company could benefit from an engaged wider audience, and you want to help end poverty and exclusion for Big Issue vendors, then please do get in touch by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling us on 020 7526 3456. We’re open to discussing any sponsorship opportunities, whatever your budget, so please don’t hesitate to contact us.