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.

Tuesday, 6th November 2018

On 5th November The Big Issue Foundation launched it’s 2018 Health and Wellbeing Project – a fortnight of activities focused on improving the health and wellbeing of Big Issue vendors.

Friday, 26th October 2018

Big Issue vendor Garry has returned from his epic trek from Land’s End to John O’Groats, after raising over £4,000

Thursday, 25th October 2018

Big Issue vendor Sean takes on The Big Sleep Out at The Kia Oval to help raise money for The Big Issue Foundation

Monday, 22nd October 2018

We’ve been selected as Give as you Live’s featured charity! From Monday 22nd October until Sunday 4th November we will be their charity of the fortnight, helping us raise more awareness of our work and help boost our donations further.

Friday, 19th October 2018

Vote for The Big Issue Foundation by October 25th to recieve a generous grant of £17,000 from Alpha Century powered by WhatCharity.com to boost our impact.

Friday, 19th October 2018

We are very sad to report that beloved Bath seller, Istvan Kakas, who once received an award from the city mayor for his life-saving heroism, has died following a battle with leukaemia.

Monday, 15th October 2018

If you won a ballot place this year, join #TeamTBIF at the London Marathon 2019 and help eradicate poverty and exclusion for Big Issue vendors.

Friday, 12th October 2018

We were deeply saddened to hear of the passing of much loved Big Issue vendor Donato Barbieri.

Thursday, 27th September 2018

Last night Southbourne Ales, Poole Hill Brewery hosted a charity quiz and raffle night, organised by former Big Issue vendor Bill Webb and raised a fantastic £250 for The Big Issue Foundation. 

Wednesday, 26th September 2018

Just one day. World Homeless Day is on October 10th every year. There are load of things you can do to help those who are homeless to get involved from donating your lunch money, sleeping out in solidarity, signing up as a volunteer, supporting a Big issue vendor, to interacting with us on social media. Whatever you decide to do, you will make a real difference to the lives of Big Issue vendors struggling from homelessness, poverty and exclusion.

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