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 your own book sale, taking part in the World's Greatest Literary Quiz Ever, putting your best foot forward at our annual Where’s Wally? fun run, or challenging yourself and your colleagues to an incredible adventure in the Arctic – there’s something for everyone!

Take part in an event

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

  • Arctic Challenge

    The Arctic Challenge 2021

    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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  • Where's Wally Fun Run 2020

    Where's Wally? fun run 2020

    We are taking our annual Where's Wally? fun run to the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park on Sunday 15 March 2020.
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  • Quiz Night

    Help create the World's Greatest Literary Quiz

    Do you have a love of literacy, a passion for prose, a good grasp of grammar, or consider yourself the fount of all literary knowledge? If so, we need your help!
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    London Landmarks Half Marathon 2020

    Join us for this incredible, closed road central London half marathon.
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  • Leap for Literacy

    Leap for Literacy Tandem Skydive

    Join us as we take a flying leap for literacy at our tandem skydiving event in Peterborough.
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    Vitality London 10,000

    Put your best foot forward and join #TeamLiteracy as we take on the Vitality London 10,000 on 25 May 2020!
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We have lots of other events you can take part in - find out more.

Fundraise at work

You and your colleagues can make a real impact on the future prospects of children in your community

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    Corporate team challenges

    Our challenge events make ideal team-building activities with a difference.
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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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Find out more about becoming a corporate partner

Fundraise at school

From a dress up (or dress down) day to a bake sale, there are lots of ways that your school can support our work

  • Schools fundraising

    School fundraising guide

    We would love to team up with your school to raise money for our work!
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  • Afternoon Tea

    Organise a bake sale

    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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Find out more about fundraising at your school

Organise your own event

However you decide to make a difference, we'll be here to support you and help bring your idea to life!

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    Fundraising guide

    Whatever you decide to do, we'll be here to support you and help bring your idea to life!
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    Fundraising ideas

    Want to support our work through an event of your own? We have some ideas!
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