Fundraising during the coronavirus crisis
Thank you for visiting this page and for considering how you might fundraise for us. While it is not yet clear when classrooms will be full again, it is certain that when they do return the need for reading support will be greater than ever. Your fundraising efforts will mean that we can help many children whose reading has stalled during their enforced absence from lessons - and you may even enjoy some of these unusual opportunities!
DECLUTTER AND DONATE!
Could this be the right moment for the ultimate spring clean? If you're considering decluttering, you can donate the value of unwanted books, games, DVDs and CDS to Schoolreaders easily using Ziffit. Virgin Money Giving has teamed up with Ziffit, a free trade-in site and app that instantly values your unwanted items and sells them for you, passing on funds raised to Schoolreaders. Simply download the Ziffit app, and get selling - it's quick and easy and there's no cost to you. Click here to find out more.
SET YOURSELF A 2.6 CHALLENGE
Schoolreaders, like many other charities, normally receives donations from wonderful individuals who undertake sporting challenges on our behalf. The London Marathon alone accounts for more than £60 million of donations to charities each year. The 2.6 Challenge has been set up to make up for the shortfall in these donations caused by the coronavirus crisis. The idea is a simple one; complete any athletic challenge based around the numbers 2.6 or 26 (the number was chosen to mark the cancelled marathon). It can be as simple as 26 star jumps in your sitting room, or as arduous as climbing your stairs 26 times. As the 2.6 organisers say, "Whatever your age or ability, you can take part. After all, we’re not looking for superheroes. We’re looking for Home Heroes". Please do a 2.6 challenge for Schoolreaders! Click here to find out more.