Read to Lead: Three Christmas Challenge Volunteers start their Reader Journeys

As we countdown to the launch of The Reader’s Big Give Christmas Challenge, we’ve been catching up with three of the volunteers trained as a result of last year’s successful, award-winning campaign.

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Read of the Week: The Thing Around Your Neck by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie 

This week we say a fond farewell to our Reading Resources Intern Drew but before she heads off on the next big adventure she’s got a Read of the Week to share – The Thing Around Your Neck by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.

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Featured Poem: There’s A Certain Slant Of Light by Emily Dickinson

This week we’re dipping back into the mists of time for our Featured Poem and a recommendation from Vic during her time working on the Wirral Get into Reading project.

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Announcing The Reader’s Big Give Christmas Challenge 2017

Last Christmas you helped us raise over £40,000 to support socially isolated older people through Shared Reading. This year, we’re aiming even higher. Help us reach out to lonely older people this Christmas.

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Volunteer Month: Shared Reading North West needs you!

The Reader is building a volunteer-led movement across the North West. Could you help us make that happen?

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The Reader 67

Since our last meeting with The Reader magazine, a chill had crept into the air and it won’t be long now until the changing of the clocks brings on the darkening evenings of winter… BUT, at least can rest assured of a good read to curl up. Issue 67 is out now! 

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