Fundraise for BookTrust
About BookTrust

We are the UK's largest reading charity and we reach millions of children every year with books, resources and support to get every child reading, regularly and by choice. BookTrust has been delivering it’s services for over 30 years. For millions of children – from those born last week to those who are now young adults – the first book they owned was a gift from BookTrust.

We all know reading matters, here are a few reasons why:

  • Improving mental health, wellbeing and self esteem
  • Creating strong bonds with family and care givers
  • Creating new opportunities in developing aspirations and possibilities
  • Sparking imagination and creativity
What we do:
  • Distribute 3.3 million books to families every year
  • Reach every baby in their first year of life
  • Provide books in 35 different languages
  • Review a new children’s book every day
Who we work with:
  • Every one of the 185 local authorities across England, Wales and Northern Ireland
  • Over half the virtual schools in England
  • Over 1,000 children’s centres who work with the most disadvantages families
  • Over 20,000 primary and secondary schools including more than 1,000 special schools
How you can support BookTrust:

By supporting BookTrust you are making sure no child goes to sleep without a bedtime story and that every child gets to enjoy the magic of reading.

  • Pyjamarama is back for 2024! Join us for Pyjamarama on Friday 17 May. Spend a day in your pyjamas and join children all around the country – in schools, nurseries, and at home –to raise money for BookTrust and be part of something amazing with prizes to be won!
  • Raise money for BookTrust. There are so many things you can do to raise money for BookTrust. You’re only bound by the limits of your imagination! It’s your chance to do what you want, have some fun and help spread the joy of reading. We’d love to hear about what you’re planning to do, so don’t forget to get in touch with us. [email protected]
  • Follow us on socials to keep up-to-date with our competitions, launches and exclusive new content to get everyone in the mood for a story.

BookTrust is most active in these areas:

Quality Education
Reduced Inequalities



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