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Shared Reading improves wellbeing, reduces loneliness and helps people find new meaning in their lives, you can help us do more!

£3 a month could help provide resources for a community Shared Reading group, ensuring everyone has the opportunity to make meaningful connections. 

£5 a month could help support our volunteer Reader Leaders, ensuring they have the tools and training they need to deliver Shared Reading and improve wellbeing in their communities. 

£10 a month could help to support a one-to-one volunteer placement with vulnerable children and young people living in care – building confidence and improving life chances. 

£20 a month could help set up a new community Shared Reading group – providing meaningful connections and improving wellbeing for people around the UK

And if you’re a UK taxpayer, we can claim an extra 25% on the value of your donation, simply select the Gift Aid option at the checkout. 

Make a difference with a one-off or regular donation today
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Every penny makes a difference

We’ll use your donation to recruit, train and support volunteers, work in partnership with other services to expand our reach, provide resources for groups, and create opportunities for communities to find joy in literature, in any way we can.

If you have any questions about making a donation, and other ways you can support The Reader, please contact Lisa in the Development Team by calling 0151 729 2216 or by emailing

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