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We rely on the generous support of individuals, communities and businesses to continue our vital work to transform children’s lives through literacy.

Ukraine appeal

Ukrainian children are arriving in the UK having faced the terrible suffering of war. With your support the power of reading and stories can help them settle into their new community.

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Literacy Recovery - Covid impact appeal

Help us ensure 230,000 children do not fall further behind. This is an urgent appeal to support Literacy Recovery of children and young people in our most disadvantaged communities.

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Join The Next Chapter

Become a member of The Next Chapter and help transform the life stories of disadvantaged children in the UK. Just £10 per week will help give children from some of the poorest communities in the UK the literacy skills they need to succeed in life.

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Other ways you can help

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    Remember us in your will

    Make a gift in your will to ensure we can continue our vital work.
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    Give with confidence: our fundraising promise

    We promise to adhere to best practice, honesty, transparency, clarity and accountability in all fundraising activity. 
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    Donate your secondhand books

    We're a partner of Better World Books, who accept secondhand books and turn them into donations for our charity.
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    Search with Savoo

    Support our work each time you make an internet search via Savoo.
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    Amazon Smile

    Select us as your chosen charity on Amazon Smile for a simple way to give back.
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    Give as you Live

    Raise funds for the National Literacy Trust with your everyday shopping
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