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

Whether you fancy hosting a book sale, taking part in our annual Where’s Wally? fun run, or challenging yourself and your colleagues to an adventure in the Arctic – there’s something for everyone and we’ll be with you every step of the way!

Take part in an event

Are you ready to challenge yourself and raise vital funding for the National Literacy Trust?

Coming up
  • Royal parks Half Marathon

    Royal Parks Half Marathon

    Take in some of the capital's most famous landmarks, and run through four of London's spectacular Royal Parks.
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    Broadgate Tower abseil

    Get your adrenaline pumping and take part in the UK’s highest charity abseil!
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  • Arctic Challenge

    The Arctic Challenge

    The Arctic challenge is a unique opportunity to test your resilience and explore one of the most unspoilt environments on the planet.
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We have lots of other events you can take part in - find out more.

Organise your own event

Do you want to support us but don't fancy a challenge event? There are plenty of fundraising ideas to choose from below, or contact us if you have any other ideas.

  • Afternoon Tea

    Books & Bakes

    Bring family and friends together to fundraise and celebrate the importance of reading with a National Literacy Trust Books & Bakes event.
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  • Quiz Night

    Quiz night

    Test the general knowledge of your friends and family, and help us raise vital funds to continue our work.  
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There are plenty of other things you can do to raise money for our work.
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Fundraising toolkit

Tips and ideas to make the most of your fundraising.

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