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Beanstalk announces departure of CEO Sue Porto

10 February 2015

It has been announced today that Beanstalk’s CEO Sue Porto will leave the organisation on 1st May to take up a new position as CEO of St John’s Hospital in Bath.

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New report shows that 93% of children improve their reading ability through support of Beanstalk reading helpers

06 February 2015

Individual one-to-one support is key to boosting the reading levels of young children, a recently published report has found.  

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Beanstalk recognised at Library of Congress Awards

27 October 2014

National children’s literacy charity Beanstalk has been recognised for its work at the prestigious Library of Congress Literacy Awards in the United States. 

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Beanstalk teams up with Tidy Books to help get more children reading

09 October 2014

National literacy charity Beanstalk and Tidy Books, the children’s bookcase company, have joined in partnership to get more children reading. In a 12 month deal, Tidy Books has pledged to support Beanstalk’s work to recruit and train volunteers in primary schools to read with children who have fallen behind. 

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Arbuthnot Latham win Beanstalk's 2014 Corporate Challenge

11 September 2014

 Private bankers raise a record £23,271 in 6 months to win corporate fundraising challenge.

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Beanstalk joins 'Read On. Get On' coalition to tackle Britain's reading crisis among under-11s

08 September 2014

Beanstalk has joins 'Read On. Get On' coalition of charities, teachers, parents and businesses to tackle the issue of illiteracy in Britain’s primary schools.

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School children from Waltham Forest win prizes for fairy tales set in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

10 July 2014

School children from Waltham Forest win prizes for fairy tales set in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

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The Duke of Buccleuch welcomes guests to Boughton House to raise awareness of children’s literacy charity Beanstalk

11 June 2014

The Duke of Buccleuch hosted an evening reception at Boughton House on Thursday 5 June to raise awareness of children’s literacy charity Beanstalk, with guests from across the county.

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Inaugural Beanstalk Ball raises over £170K for children's literacy charity

05 June 2014

Funds raised will enable 750 children to receive vital one-to-one support from Beanstalk volunteers.

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Become a reading helper hero this Volunteers' Week

02 June 2014

National children’s literacy charity, Beanstalk, appeals for more reading volunteers this Volunteers’ Week 

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