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?

  • 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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    London Landmarks Half Marathon

    Join our team for the incredible London Landmarks Half Marathon and help change the life stories of disadvantaged children.
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    London to Paris cycle challenge

    Four days, two capital cities, one incredible challenge! Join #TeamLiteracy as we cycle 311 miles from London to Paris for the 2020 Tour de France!
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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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    Rugby World Cup 2019 sweepstake

    The 2019 Rugby World Cup kicks off in Japan on Friday 20 September. Why not get involved and raise money to improve the literacy skills of disadvantaged children with our...
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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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