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Here you can read all the latest fundraising and charity news from The Big Issue Foundation, keeping you up to date with our charity work to help people who are homeless across the UK. 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 for the less fortunate in the UK

Thursday, 29th September 2016

Last week The Big Issue launched a brand new campaign to bust some Big Issue myths and promote the everyday, life-changing efforts of our hardworking vendors.

Comedian Seann Walsh joins a merry band of vendors to dispel some common myths about The Big Issue.

Thursday, 29th September 2016

If you’re a LinkedIn Member please follow The Big Issue Foundations company page and help us in our work to support Big Issue vendors across the UK.

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Thursday, 29th September 2016

The Big Issue Foundation has just signed up to a new restaurant booking platform: ChariTable Bookings.

Simple make a free booking at over 4,993 restaurants across the UK online or via the ChariTable Bookings and £1 per diner will be donated to The Big Issue Foundation.

Tuesday, 27th September 2016

With the winter months on their way, we are pleased to announce that we are getting ready for our 5th annual Big Knitathon! This year, the Big Knitathon will span the whole of November, so Big Knitters will have plenty of time to enjoy the challenge.

Monday, 26th September 2016

The past 11 days have seen one of our supporters, Melissa, undertake a huge challenge in support of The Big Issue Foundation: climbing Mount Kilimanjaro! Yesterday, Melissa returned from reaching the summit of Africa’s highest mountain and one of the world’s most iconic peaks. Melissa has shown fantastic support for Big Issue vendors whilst working with our Bournemouth team as part of her role for Dorset HealthCare as a Specialist Mental Health Practitioner for the Homeless - this is what inspired her to take up the challenge of climbing Kilimanjaro for The Big Issue Foundation.

Tuesday, 20th September 2016

Now the weekend has passed, we are welcoming back our London to Amsterdam Cycle Challenge team, who arrived back in London on Monday evening. The team of 14 departed London on Saturday morning, beginning their challenge by cycling to Harwich, the northern most coastal town within Essex.

Monday, 19th September 2016

Want to find out more about the approaching London to Paris cycle challenge? Come along to our information evening in London on Monday 7th November!

You may have heard about our upcoming London to Paris Challenge in which a team of dedicated fundraisers will be burning up the tarmac on a 4 day cycling trip from London to Paris to raise money for The Big Issue Foundation.

Tuesday, 6th September 2016

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Tuesday, 6th September 2016

We are pleased to announce that we will be launching the registration for The Big Night Walk 2017, taking place in March, next week!  After the success of this year’s event, we are delighted to announce that it is returning for the seventh time!

This year we had more interest in the walk than ever before so are expecting the 300 spaces to fill up fast in 2017. We are encouraging those people who want to join us on the walk to register quickly to secure their places and avoid disappointment. The night promises to be a Friday night  like no other, so don’t miss out!

Tuesday, 30th August 2016

Since our appeal launched last month our supporters have raised just over £7,000 to support Big Issue vendors across the UK, empowering them to reach their goals and aspirations for the future. It’s a great achievement so far and we join Big Issue vendors across the UK, in thanking everyone who has supported us in these uncertain times.

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