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Please Help Us To Dismantle Poverty
Leave a legacy through Lexikin

Our mission is to connect every Big Issue vendors to the support and personal solutions that enable them to rebuild their lives and determine their own pathways to a better future.

Every week of the year people turn to the Big Issue for an opportunity to help themselves at a time of utter personal crisis

The Big Issue Foundation enables vendors to access specialist support in the areas of housing, health, financial inclusion, education and training, and aspirations

Your support will enable us to create opportunities that will end poverty and exclusion for Big Issue vendors

A Wonderful Partnership

We’ve partnered with Lexikin – a trusted, secure digital estate planning tool which records your assets, wishes, memories and legacies

This unique service allows you to set up a straightforward charitable pledge, for free, without any complicated obligations or up front payments. In addition, 100% of your pledge will go straight to the charity. All we ask is for you to consider making it part of your Will when you have time in the future.

What is a Legacy Gift?

A legacy gift is a pledged financial donation to a charity, which is only realised in the future when you die. Legacy gifts are arranged through a Will or can be pledged through Lexikin’s free online service.

How your Gift will be used

The Big Issue Foundation is an independently registered charity working alongside the magazine distribution network. Our vision is to create opportunities that will end poverty and exclusion for Big Issue vendors and our mission is to connect Big Issue vendors to the vital support and personal solutions that enable them to rebuild their lives and determine their own pathways to a better future.

How does it work?

Click Pledge

You will be directed to our secure Big Issue donation page to input your email and pledge amount.

Pledge Amount

Choose your future legacy gift value.  Your donation will only be received if something happens to you.

Name Executor

Complete your Sign Up to your free Lexikin account and name your Executor(s) to ensure Big Issue receives your pledge.

What happens after I pledge?

Please help us reach more people

We would appreciate if you would help us spread the word about our Big Issue Charity campaigns.