News

New Chair of Trustees

Trustees are the often unseen heroes of the charity world. With huge thanks to outgoing Chair Mike Walker, we welcome Kevin on board.

One year of Lu’s Bundle of Wonderful

Award-winning author and Read for Good Ambassador, Lu Fraser sent the final “Bundle of Wonderful”, drawing a year of book donations to a magical close.

Readathon trainee teachers’ session

Lucy Robinson, Read for Good’s Readathon Manager, visited the Institute of Education to speak to PGCE students about reading for pleasure.

Cressida Cowell event for schools!

Cressida Cowell participated in an amazing event for over 120 Readathon schools, where she introduced her new book, Which Way to Anywhere.

Storytellers re-united

Conferences can conjure up an image of delegate packs and the post-lunch slump. Not so for Read for Good’s Storyteller Conference!

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!