Coram Beanstalk hosts first North West reading helper conference

Over 70 volunteers from across the North West of England came together this month in Liverpool City centre for the first ever regional volunteer conference. Read more

Primary school children organise ‘book and cake’ charity fundraiser as a thank you to reading helper Valerie

Children at one of Coram Beanstalk’s partner schools in Anfield, Liverpool, organised a special ‘book and cake’ sale with half of the proceeds going to Coram Beanstalk as a ‘thank you’ to their reading helper Valerie. Read more

Amazing charity runners complete London marathon for Coram Beanstalk

Six brave runners took on the London marathon helping raise vital funds for Coram beanstalk over the weekend... Read more

Shopping centre in Harrow pledges support to Coram Beanstalk

Coram Beanstalk is delighted to have been chosen as St. George’s shopping centre's charity partner for 2019. Read more

QA and Coram Beanstalk launch new partnership

As part of announcing Coram Beanstalk as Charity Partner of the Year, QA – the UK's leading IT training provider – will be giving staff the opportunity to volunteer regularly during work hours to support children with reading at local primary schools across the country. Read more

Coram Beanstalk launches parent reading helper training programme

A nationwide training programme has been launched to help upskill parents (or other members of the community) who volunteer in primary schools to support children's reading skills and encourage reading for pleasure. Read more

McCarthy & Stone staff raise over £2,500 for Coram Beanstalk in celebration of World Book Day

McCarthy & Stone staff have been dressing up as their favourite book characters as part of efforts to raise money for Coram Beanstalk... Read more

Nominations open for the Kent Literacy Awards 2019

Kent and Medway schools are being encouraged to share their inspiring literacy initiatives as part of the Kent Literacy Awards 2019. Read more

World Book Day: More volunteers needed across England to help children become confident readers

This World Book Day we want to highlight the life-changing power of books and the work our volunteers do across England turning children into confident readers. Read more

£15,000 donation from McCarthy & Stone to kick-start national fundraising

This week McCarthy & Stone’s CEO, John Tonkiss, presented Coram Beanstalk with a cheque for £15,000 to kick start their pledge to raise over £100,000 during 2019 to help support the charity’s vital reading support programmes. Read more