The Reading Revolution

The Reading Revolution

Help us support Reader Leaders to run shared reading groups promoting social inclusion - uplifting hearts & minds!


We run weekly shared reading groups for the elderly, rough sleepers and others where short stories and poetry are read aloud and discussed within the group. Reading aloud facilitates access for those with visual or perceptual disabilities. Over time our groups bond and become a central part of people's lives. We get feedback like: "I can't remember the last time I had something to look forward to."

We use the programme developed by The Reader Organisation, an award winning charity from the UK.

Your donation funds training, mentoring & other resources for volunteer Reader Leaders serving diverse Auckland communities.

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We all need meaningful social contact! At the Reading Revolution we uplift hearts & minds through our shared reading groups. We read short stories and poetry aloud & connect people through access to great literature!

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Almost there!  3 November 2017

Hello generous donors, we are so close now! We are only $500 away from our target of covering the cost of Read to Lead training for our 7 fabulous volunteers to be held November 23rd-25th November. Thanks again for all your support we have come a long way! : )

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