Who we help

Anyone with a news trade connection can ask us for help

We support people and their immediate dependents who are facing hardship and who have been employed in the sale or distribution of newspapers and magazines in the UK. This means people who deal with newspapers and magazines from the time they leave the printing press until they reach the reader.

Newsagents

Newsagents

Wholesaler Employees

Wholesaler employees

Delivery Drivers

Delivery drivers

Packers

Packers

Circulation Employees

Circulation employees

Shop Assistant

Shop assistants

Street Vendors

Street vendors

Distributor employee

Distributor employee

Anyone with a news trade connection can ask us for help. You might need support because of sickness, disability, bereavement, redundancy or just because you are struggling to make ends meet. NewstrAid is here to ensure you don’t suffer needlessly.

Who we help from the UK news trade

Regular Beneficiary Sector Breakdown

61%

Retail including self-employed newsagents and shop assistants

61%
22%

Wholesale including packers, drivers & clerical staff

22%
12%

Publishing staff associated with circulation and distribution

12%
5%

Street Sellers

5%

The Nightly Miracle.

Every night while we sleep Publishers, Distributors, Wholesalers and News Retailers perform a miracle ensuring that our daily news makes it safely from the printing press to our doorstep. Watch the film to find out more.