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A book this Christmas, a lifetime of possibilities. National Literacy Trust Christmas appeal

Thank you for generously supporting our 2023 Christmas Appeal.

Your support helped to open up a lifetime of possibilities.

In December 2023, we released our latest research which showed that almost a million children in the UK don’t have any books of their own at home.

You responded to this shocking statistic by donating over £11,000!

We're incredibly grateful for your generous support, particularly at a time where everyone is being affected by the cost-of-living crisis.

The money raised will help us to:

  • Distribute more books for free in the UK's most disadvantaged and under-resourced communities.

  • Work with more schools to deliver teacher training and ensure that every primary school has a well-stocked library.

  • Support young people as they transition into adulthood with skills workshops to help them enter the workplace with confidence.

Thank you for your support

It is because of you and your generous donations to our Christmas Appeal that we can continue our work empowering people and changing lives through literacy.

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We value your support all year round!

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