Charity information

Give A Book

Give a Book provides books to a range of people at a time when they really need them. We work with various other charities, organisations, schools and prisons to give books where they will have a positive impact.

Founded 2011

  • Mission statement

    Give a Book is a UK based charity set up in 2011 with the simple aim of giving books where they will be of particular benefit.

    Our core belief is that to pass on a good read – to give a book – is a transaction of worth. By working with schools, prisons, local communities, and partnering with other organisations, we facilitate the provision of books for a variety of projects.

    We believe in the importance of promoting literacy and reading for pleasure, and have seen that there are many different situations where the gift of a book at the right time can really have a positive impact.

  • Aims

    Give A Book aims to:

    • To promote literacy and encourage reading for pleasure amongst children, particularly those from disadvantaged backgrounds.
    • To provide books to custody suites and prison reading groups on a regular basis.
  • Overview

    Established: January 2011

    Registered Charity Number: 1149664

    Board members: 5

    Full time staff: 1

    Part time staff: 3

    Volunteers: 3

    Phone number: 07854584385

    Address: 112-114 Holland Park Avenue W11 4UA

    View charity accounts on the Charity Commission website
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