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
  • Nightrider 2019


    Join our team for this unique cycle challenge! Cycle 50K or 100K through the streets of London at night.
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    TrekFest: The Peaks 2019

    Join us for TrekFest: The Peaks to help give disadvantaged children a route out of poverty. Choose a 25km or 50km route and trek through the stunning scenery of The Peak...
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    Mount Toubkal Challenge

    Our Mount Toubkal challenge is a great opportunity to take on North Africa's highest peak and raise money to help us give disadvantaged children a route out of poverty.
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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.

  • Book group

    Fundraise for us at your book club

    We’re asking book clubs around the country to get together and raise money to help change a child’s life story.
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  • 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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