Beanstalk inspires next generation

Beanstalk

A Shropshire charity which helps get children reading is looking to double the number of youngsters it supports this year. Beanstalk recruits and trains people to help schoolchildren who need support with reading – and the charity is undertaking a major recruitment drive. Beanstalk currently has 130 people in Shropshire who hold sessions with more than 400 children.

The charity’s Lois Breen explains, “Spending time reading one-to-one with children is a lovely thing to do and our volunteers say it is a hugely rewarding role – but in order to expand our service and help more children learn to read, we need more volunteers.”

Beanstalk is also looking to work with local businesses; for more information about volunteering or business partnerships, call 01952 567846 or visit beanstalkcharity.org.uk.

Share:

Share on facebook
Facebook
Share on twitter
Twitter
Share on pinterest
Pinterest
Share on linkedin
LinkedIn
On Key

Related Posts

Look and listen…

Lockdown has been undoubtedly tough on so many levels, but out of it there have been some beautiful things too, and we think this is

Eurasia donates food

A Bridgnorth restaurant has provided meals and food packages to the town food bank and community hospital. Staff at the Eurasia Restaurant in West Castle

Growth help for businesses

An initiative has been launched to help Shropshire businesses look beyond lockdown. Bridgnorth-based consultancy Good2Great is behind the new ‘Shropshire Growth Club’, which is already

Let’s get local!

A campaign to encourage people to shop locally and support local businesses has been launched in Bridgnorth and Wellington. Sally Themans of Love Bridgnorth and