Read for RNIB Day is now in its third year and we need your support to make it bigger and better. By taking part you'll be raising much needed funds for RNIB and helping to change the story for blind and partially sighted people all over the UK.
Read for RNIB Day 2013 took place on Friday 11 October, but we are encouraging everyone to hold a literary-themed fundraising event on a date that works best for you throughout the year. Register your school today!
Charlotte loves receiving books from RNIB’s library. It makes it possible for her to read the same books as her friends. She loves reading and currently her favourite books are the Harry Potter series.” - Mum of Charlotte, registered blind and a braille reader.
Dedicated schools resources
When you register for Read for RNIB Day, we will send you a fundraising kit and you will be also be able to access a schools pack that includes a host of inclusive reading-themed activity ideas for Key Stages 1-3. We have written these with the help of Think Global to make sure that they meet National Curriculum needs and give teachers all the materials and information to run engaging, practical sessions in and outside the classroom.
These materials are exclusively available as downloads to schools that register for Read for RNIB Day.
Watch Freddy's story
Benefit your school with 20 per cent of fundraising
Schools also have the option to keep 20 per cent of any money raised. This means Read for RNIB Day can benefit not only blind and partially sighted children all over the UK but all the pupils in your school too. Perhaps treat your library to the latest award winning books! For more information, read our terms and conditions for schools.
Exciting competitions for schools
Register your school today to receive your free fundraising pack with loads of ideas and top tips.
Still need more 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 Read for RNIB Day reading related event even bigger.