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.

Monday, 24th September 2018

Participants can sign up to The Big London Sleep Out at The Kia Oval on Friday 16th November with the discount code TBIF50 for 50% off registration.

Sunday, 9th September 2018

Vendor David Martin is putting his best foot forward as he takes part in a charity challenge in support of The Big Issue Foundation.

The popular vendor, whose pitch is outside Tesco in Hammersmith, West London, is among the people hitting the streets for this year’s Big Step Challenge, starting on Monday 10 September.

Thursday, 30th August 2018

The Big Issue Foundation works hard to support vendors. Here are some facts and figures that celebrate their steps forward. Over the last 12 months (April-March), your generous support enabled our network of Service Brokers to support over 1,050 Big Issue vendors to become financially independent and successfully re-integrate back into mainstream society. This resulted in 642 positive outcomes.

Thursday, 23rd August 2018

On Friday 30th November 2018, we will be hosting our inaugural Big Stadium Sleep Out with our partners, Southampton Football Club and Saints Foundation.

Monday, 20th August 2018

Wednesday 5th of September marks the 6th International Day of Charity. Every year on this day charities all over the world help to save and improve people’s lives, fighting disease, protecting children, and giving hope to many thousands of peopleYou can help us celebrate and raise awareness by donating money, signing up to an event, spreading the word by sharing our messages - education and giving are the essence of this special day.

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. You can help us smash this total by inviting your friends, family and colleagues to get involved, no matter where they are in the world! The last Big Step Challenge saw participants taking part from as far away as Australia and America- where will you be taking part from? 

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!

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