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Readathon for outpatients

Read for Good’s tools can be used in all sorts of settings – find out how a hospital outreach service united outpatients.

Readathon Summer Party 2022

57 schools and over 6,500 pupils registered to join our first celebratory free author event to thank this year’s Readathon schools for their amazing reading and raising.

The impact of our work

At Read for Good we are passionate about changing children’s lives for the better.

Read our recent impact report to find out how we achieve that.

World Book Day Reading fun!

Hundreds of schools and thousands of pupils got reading with Readathon and Track My Read and took part in our author events and more!

Radio 4 inspires Marathon runner

Ben Roberts was inspired by our BBC Radio 4 Appeal to run the Paris Marathon 2022 for Read for Good, raising £652!

Liverpool reads for 2 million minutes!

Our glorious celebration of books and reading was led by schools under the umbrella of the fourth Liverpool Readathon.

BBC Radio 4 Appeal

Read for Good’s first ever BBC Radio 4 Appeal, match funded by National Book Tokens and The Booksellers Association raises £58,011!

Track My Read gets an update

Schools can now take part in Group Challenges using our web-app tool, Track My Read (think Strava for reading)!

Storytelling on BBC’s Morning Live

BBC Presenters Gethin Jones and Kimberley Walsh told stories to children in hospital across the UK.

Bear Grylls

Bear Grylls drops in!

Students at Brookfield Community School were captivated by tales of adventures and perseverance when Bear Grylls visited their school.

Michael Rosen inspires…

… over 110,000 pupils as he shares stories and poems, and his recovery from Covid-19.

Ezekiel charms Radio 2!

At just 8 years old, Ezekiel has had 22 operations. Our books and storytellers have helped cheer him up all the way.