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Thank you for supporting The Reader. We are working to bring about a reading revolution so that everyone can experience and enjoy great literature, because we believe it’s a tool for helping humans to survive and to live well. Your support is vital and every penny counts.

There are a number of ways to give:

You can make a one-off donation safely and securely via the form below.

If you’d like to give £4 a month and join the Reader Friends, please click here.

To make a donation via cheque, please send this to our postal address . If you write a Gift Aid declaration on the back of the cheque, you can boost your donation by 25%

If you’d like to speak to us about making a gift, please contact the Development team on 0151 729 2200.

Donate online Or send a cheque to our postal address

Other ways to support us

Become a Friend

Support The Reader’s charitable work and access exclusive membership benefits. The Reader is a registered charity – support from our family of Friends directly helps us spark personal and social change, by bringing people together and books to life.

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A Little Aloud and a cup of tea

Friends get a special selection of treats...

  • 2

    Joining gifts including a tote bag and one of our popular anthologies

  • 5+

    invites to special events and exclusive creative projects

  • 20%

    discount on all purchases at The Reader Cafe and Ice Cream Parlour

  • 20%

    discount on tickets to our imaginative chidren's play space, The Storybarn

  • 4

    digital updates a year to keep you informed about the impact of your support

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The Reader staff

Fundraise for us

Do you have a good idea of how to raise money to support our Shared Reading groups across the UK? Then we want to hear from you!

Planning a sponsored read-a-thon at your workplace? Collecting pre-loved books from friends to sell at a car boot sale? Or perhaps you’re in training for the Three Peaks Challenge? Whatever lengths you’re willing to go to support The Reader, we want to be there to support you too.

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You can also speak to us on: 0151 729 2200
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