Ginny Lunn, our CEO, reflects on how becoming a reading helper can help fill a void in people's lives where they might be suffering from loneliness, a bereavement or have lost confidence in getting out. Read more
Author, Joe Hopkins, talks about his love of writing and why he chose Beanstalk as the charity to benefit from the sales of his bookRead more
Ginny Lunn, our CEO, reflects on how becoming a reading helper can help fill a void in people's lives where they might be suffering from loneliness, a bereavement or have lost confidence in getting out.Read more
Beanstalk is announced a finalist in a new award recognising the impact of technology in the charity sector.Read more
Throughout the month of May we have been sharing our #BeanstalkTop40 starter pack books specifically chosen for our reading helpers to use with struggling and reluctant readers in their 1-2-1 sessions. Find out how our supporters have reacted!Read more
Mark Sheehan is Assistant Head and literacy lead at The Oaks Primary School in Birmingham. Mark has been working hard to create a reading for pleasure school and he has been using our Beanstalk reading helpers to facilitate that change.Read more
Peter is only three months into his reading helper experience, but already is beginning to see improvements in the reading skills of his three school children.Read more
Despite being employed in education all her working life, Jane explains how becoming a reading helper with Beanstalk enabled her to do something that she had never had the chance to do before...Read more
For World Book Day 2018, our ambassador Jack Whitehall reminisces about books from his own childhood with school children from St Joseph's Primary, one of our Beanstalk schools in West London.
Sharing stories of his parents' 'old school' book choices and impressing the listeners with tales of Michael Morpurgo, who used to teach in the same school as his dad.
Meet Keith, our #BeanstalkReadingHero of the weekRead more
We have some fantastic volunteers in the West Midlands. This week we're sharing stories from some of our reading heroes in this part of the country.Read more