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Wear dots, raise lots with RNIB Read this October!

This October we’re asking everyone to get involved with RNIB Read by wearing dots and raising lots.

By wearing dots you will be celebrating braille and helping Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) support people with sight loss. We want to be there for everyone who needs us and with your help we can get everyone on the same page.

Register today

How do I get involved?

It’s as simple as it sounds – wear dots and raise lots! Your first step is to register so we can send you a free fundraising pack full of ideas and materials to get you started.

Raid your wardrobe and dig out any dotty items or pop down to your local shop and see what you can pick up – dots are very on trend! Don’t feel you have to spend a lot of money of your outfit though – why not create your own and design our own t-shirt or knit a dot inspired woolly hat. The choice is yours!

If you are more of a bookworm then taking part in our Reading Group Challenge or holding a book sale might be more up your street. There are plenty of possibilities for you to make a difference.

You can help us change the story

We need your help to get a real buzz going and get everyone not just talking about reading, but understanding why it is so important that everyone is on the same page, whether sighted, partially sighted or blind.

Every 15 minutes someone in the UK begins to lose their sight and with that the ability to read the written word. It is devastating and can leave you feeling alone and isolated.

At present RNIB can only reach one in three of the people who need us most but you can help us change the story. RNIB believes that blind and partially sighted children and adults should have the same access to books and information as sighted people. Let’s get everyone on the same page.

By taking part in RNIB Read you are helping to open up a world of reading for blind and partially sighted people.

Register for RNIB Read today

Just register for RNIB Read here and we will send you a free ‘Wear Dots, Raise Lots’ fundraising pack full of ideas to get you started.

With your support, the story could be so different.

Any questions?

If you have any questions please email us at or call us on 0845 345 0054 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm).

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