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Wear Dots, Raise Lots


Help us by wearing dots and raising lots this October for RNIB Read. By taking part and fundraising you will be making a massive difference and helping RNIB to get everyone on the same page, and open up the world of reading for blind and partially sighted people.

It’s really easy to take part – simply register today and receive your free ‘Wear Dots, Raise Lots’ fundraising pack filled with idea, hints and tips and start planning events for October. We will be there to support you from beginning to end.

Fundraising ideas

You could hold a fundraising event in your home, school, workplace, club or in a local hall. There are lots of ways to raise money, from charging an entrance fee to selling refreshments, holding competitions, raffles or getting sponsorship. Get more suggestions by registering for RNIB and receive our free fun-filled fundraising pack or come up with your own fun innovative ideas.

Register today

To plan your event, the first step is to register for your free ‘Wear Dots, Raise Lots’ RNIB Read fundraising pack.

Minimum sponsorship

There is no minimum sponsorship for taking part in RNIB Read, however we do encourage everyone to try and raise as much as possible. Every penny counts; we are here to support you every step of the way in your fundraising efforts.

Gift Aid

Gift Aid is a great way to raise even more from donations for RNIB Read. There is no extra cost to the supporter and the process is simple – all they have to do is sign a Gift Aid declaration. For every £1 someone donates we can claim an additional 25p.

For more information on Gift Aid please visit our frequently asked questions about Gift Aid.

Raise money online

The easiest and most cost effective way to fundraise for RNIB Read is via donation sites such as Just Giving, BT My Donate or Virgin Money Giving.

Donating online to RNIB Read through the above sites is simple, fast and totally secure. Your details are safe – they do not sell them on or send unwanted emails. Once a donation has been made the money gets sent directly to RNIB.

Online fundraising also ensures that Gift Aid is reclaimed on every eligible donation by a UK taxpayer. This means that we receive an extra 25p per £1 donated.

If you would prefer to use a sponsor form please feel free, there is one included in the fundraising pack or to order additional ones please email us at or call us on 0845 345 0054 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm).

Register now

To take part simply register online, email us at or call us on 0845 345 0054 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm).


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

Happy fundraising and good luck!

Still need more fundraising ideas?

Once you have registered, don’t forget to check out our A to Z of fundraising ideas to see even more ways you could make your RNIB Read reading related event even bigger.

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