Big Issue Vendor


The third national lockdown means our vendors are once again unable to sell the magazine and earn an income. But this time, with the vaccine roll out, there is a light at the end of the tunnel. We urgently need your help to get through the next 100 days.

Buy a subscription direct from your nearest vendor and they will receive 50% of net proceeds
Find your Vendor
Subscribe to The Big Issue in print or digital and provide a critical lifeline to our work
Support our vital work with a one off or regular donation

This is what we will do with your help.

Fund support payments to each of our 1,340 regular vendors
Provide additional welfare help in the form of food vouchers, meter top-ups and other emergency aid
Pay for outreach work to help vendors who are locked down, isolated and feeling lost
Continue to produce The Big Issue. You’ll help us to be here now and when lockdown lifts – when we fear we’ll be needed even more

Big Issue vendors are amongst the most vulnerable members of our society

Homeless or insecurely housed - facing poverty, exclusion and physical and mental health issues. With your support, we help vendors to achieve financial stability and overcome social disadvantages holding them back.