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

A royal visit for Liverpool reading helpers and children in celebration of Story Starters

Volunteers and children welcomed Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall to Liverpool Central Library in celebration of the early years Story Starters programme. Read more

Beanstalk joins the Coram group of charities

National reading charity Beanstalk is joining the Coram group of charities to become Coram Beanstalk from 1 February 2019. Read more

McCarthy & Stone announces Beanstalk as 2019 charity partner to help tackle literacy crisis across UK

McCarthy & Stone – the UK’s leading retirement housebuilder – has chosen national reading charity Beanstalk as its charity partner of the year for 2019 to help improve the outcomes for children who struggle with reading while promoting the wellbeing benefits of intergenerational volunteering. Read more