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The Very Group

The Very Group

Why we need your help

Beanstalk is a national children’s reading charity, which makes a local impact. They deliver one-to-one reading support to disadvantaged children aged three to 13 years old who desperately need extra help. They recruit, train and support volunteers to work in schools and tackle the issue of children being left behind in their reading. 
In 2018, 156,000 children left primary school unable to read well – that’s one in four left behind. If this continues, 1.5 million children will be left behind by 2025. Beanstalk aims to tackle this huge issue, which has a devastating impact on children’s lives.

Beanstalk is a national children’s reading charity, which makes a local impact. They deliver one-to-one reading support to disadvantaged children aged three to 13 years old who desperately need extra help. They recruit, train and support volunteers to work in schools and tackle the issue of children being left behind in their reading. In 2018, 156,000 children left primary school unable to read well – that’s one in four left behind. If this continues, 1.5 million children will be left behind by 2025. Beanstalk aims to tackle this huge issue, which has a devastating impact on children’s lives.

At The Very Group, we’ve set ourselves an ambitious target for Beanstalk, to support children’s learning and development. Through our partnership, Beanstalk will support 40,000 children over the course of the two years through increasing their national presence and local impact (especially in Liverpool, Manchester, the East Midlands and London). The partnership will also enable Beantsalk to develop digital technology and training materials to support reading helpers, to connect them with other helpers, enable them to recruit more volunteers and ultimately help more children. 

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86,505.33

raised towards 600,000.00 target

86505.33
600000.00

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Supporters

katy aliski

BeanWalk Challenge

170.00
Fraud Prevention

Fraud Prevention

0.00
THEVERYGROUP Bithell

Egg decorating Competition

6.00
THEVERYGROUP Bithell

Easter Prize Raffle

156.42
Anne marie Brown

Christmas Bauble

0.00
Anne marie Brown

Christmas Spot the Bauble

265.00
Liam Brown

4x4x48 running challenge

1300.00
Nikki Childs

Mount Everest Stair Climb

2197.10
Protection Pythons

Virtual Balloon Race AND Photo Competition

271.92
Matthew Drew

Liverpool half-marathon

110.00

Jul 05, 2021

Dan Scroggie

10.00
(plus 2.50 giftaid)

Apr 11, 2021

Anonymous

10.00
(plus 2.50 giftaid)

Apr 08, 2021

Ben M

Good luck Mark and team.

10.00
(plus 2.50 giftaid)

Apr 06, 2021

Leon R T

All the best Mr Billingham

25.00
(plus 6.25 giftaid)

Mar 31, 2021

Lindsay Harrison

10.00
(plus 2.50 giftaid)

Mar 31, 2021

Nikki

3.00

Mar 31, 2021

Daniel Owen

All the very best team!

50.00
(plus 12.50 giftaid)

Mar 24, 2021

PAULA HARRISON

5.24
(plus 1.31 giftaid)

Feb 25, 2021

Megha kamsali

22.00

Feb 22, 2021

LC.

20.00
(plus 5.00 giftaid)

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Total raised so far

86,505.33

Total plus Gift Aid 91,081.31

Direct donations

2,135.24

Raised offline 4,725.84

Fundraising pages

79,644.25

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