Support Big
Issue North

We can only support our vendors through kind donations of time or money. Here's how you can help.

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Would you like to volunteer with Big Issue North and help us make a difference to the lives of the people selling the magazine?

There’s a wide range of ways that you can give your time, in locations across the North, including helping out at events, translation service and much more.

To find out more about how you can help, send us an email.

Donate now

Standing order: Call us on 0161 848 2420.

Online: Visit JustGiving to make a donation or set up a fundraising page on our behalf.

Post: Send cheques to Big Issue North Trust, 463 Stretford Road, Manchester, M16 9AB.

Text: Text BITN18 and your donation to 70070. For example, text BITN18 £10 to donate £10.

Visit our shop

Our online shop has everything from subscription packages and back issues to calendars, bags and postcards.

All proceeds from every sale goes towards supporting the people who sell Big Issue North to change their lives for the better.

To visit the shop and browse our full collection of merchandise, click here.

Leave a legacy

One way that you can ensure our work continues long into the future is by remembering the Big Issue North Trust when you write your will. Leaving a legacy – no matter how small – is a simple and effective way of supporting our work.

To leave us a legacy in your will, specify that you are leaving a gift to “Big Issue North Trust. Registered charity no. 1056041”. For information about how to write a will, click here.


Using the search engine Everyclick raises funds for us everytime you browse the internet.

It costs you nothing and we get a share of the advertising fees that normally go to search engine providers.

Greetings cards

You can support us every time you need to wish someone a happy birthday, anniversary or send any other type of greetings card.

Simply use our link to buy cards through The Greetings Card Company.

Easy Fundraising

With Easy Fundraising, you can shop at over 2,700 retailers, who donate a percentage of every purchase you make to us. It costs you nothing to raise much needed funds for us every time you shop online.

Book a talk

If you’re a community group, a club or a workplace, we’d love to come out to meet you and explain more about our vendors, the way we work, and why we do what we do. To book a talk, send us an email.

Raise sponsorship

Whether you’re taking part in a run, jumping out of plane or doing anything else to raise sponsorship for us, send us an email to let us know, and we will do everything we can to support and promote your event.

School visits

Our staff and vendors are happy to come into schools and deliver assemblies and classes to educate young people about our work and the challenges that our vendors face. To find out more, send us an email.

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