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We need the support of local people, organisations and businesses to shape Birmingham Stories to the unique needs of the local community.

Whether you can fundraise for our work, volunteer your time, support us through your business, or donate to our mission, you can change life stories in your community.

  • Pupils are leaving primary school with low literacy

    In 2018, 29% of pupils in Birmingham left primary school unable to read at the expected level for their age.

  • Young people are missing out at GCSE level

    In 2018, 41% of young people in Birmingham did not achieve good GCSE grades in English language and maths.

  • Birmingham has a high literacy need

    50% of wards in Birmingham rank in the top 10% of literacy need in England.

How you can help

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    Sign up to our Business Pledge

    Sign your business up to the local Business Literacy Pledge to support Birmingham Stories
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    Fundraise for us

    Join one of our fundraising events, or run your own in the local community to help us transform lives through literacy.
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    Donate

    Donate today and help us give even more children the literacy skills to succeed in life.
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Get in touch

For more information, please get in touch at birminghamstories@literacytrust.org.uk