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Monday, 22nd October 2018

The Big Issue Foundation are delighted to announce the launch of our brand-new online lottery scheme where you can win a huge £25,000! Play now! When you sign up you’ll receive a unique 6-digit lucky number for each entry you take – each entry costs £1. Then, fingers crossed, see if your lucky number is one of those selected when the draw is made every Monday.

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.

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.

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