Becoming a Beanstalk trained reading helper is a great way to make a lasting difference to a child’s life and enjoy a highly rewarding volunteering experience. Read more
Last year 11% of children left primary school unable to read well. These children are at risk of the damaging long-term effects of poor literacy. Help them start a new chapter by donating to Beanstalk today. Read more
Join Beanstalk on a 4-day trek through the unexplored Helambu region of Nepal, and help spread the joy of reading to children in England and Nepal. Read more
Find out more about how we can help more children discover the magic of reading. Read more
Beanstalk recruits, trains and supports volunteers to provide one-to-one literacy support in primary schools to children who have fallen behind with their reading. Beanstalk trained reading helpers transform the lives of the children they support, turning them into confident, passionate and able readers. Volunteer today. Donate today. Change a child's life.
Volunteer today to make a lasting difference to a child’s life.
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It is thanks to our thousands of supporters that we are able to deliver our one-to-one support to children. If you would like to make a real difference to a child, you can do so by giving time, money or by fundraising for us. Read more
To celebrate this Volunteers' Week we've launched our 'readinghelperand...'film as a thank you to all our amazing volunteers! Read more
On Monday 6th June nearly 200 people attended the Beanstalk Ball at the May Fair Hotel to help reduce child illiteracy in England. The event, sponsored by the estate agents Purplebricks, was a huge success and raised over £118,000 in aid of Beanstalk, a national children’s literacy charity. Read more