Donate your old car to The Big Issue Foundation

Charity Car Partner 
The Big Issue Foundation

Registered Charity number: 1049077

The mission of The Big Issue Foundation is to connect vendors with the vital support and solutions that enable them to rebuild their lives; to find their own path in their personal journey away from homelessness.

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The Big Issue believes in giving people a hand up, not a hand out. Vendors - who are homeless or sleeping rough, in temporary accommodation, in danger of losing a home or unemployed and facing financial crisis - are given the opportunity to sell a weekly entertainment and current affairs magazine to earn money. The Big Issue Foundation, hopefully from now with your help, also supports and encourages vendors to make further changes to their lives so they can move away from homelessness and back into main stream society.

The Big Issue Foundation's front line team connects vendors, often at a time of unimaginable personal crisis, to services and vital bespoke support to help them move away from the street. This might include health services such as essential dentistry or registering with a GP, financial advice to open a bank account or simply gain ID, arranging access to temporary and permanent housing, and nurturing people's aspirations with access to training. The front line average cost of a positive outcome for a homeless person is just £150, and that's the average donation from a scrap car. So you really could change someone's life with your old banger.

"A hand up is what The Big Issue offers, helping me to be self sufficient and being the guiding light I needed". Eliot Schofield, Big Issue Vendor.

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