£1m donation for the UK’s Reading Agency

UK-based charity, The Reading Agency, is to receive a £1million donation from the Paul Hamlyn Foundation.

The Reading Agency’s mission is to inspire people to read more.  The gift is to be used to expand the charity’s work with young people and libraries

The gift from the Paul Hamlyn Foundation is to support the Reading Agency’s charity work with libraries and young people.  A new Young Activists Challenge aims to create 95,000 reading mentors aged 11-19 who will work with younger children to build reading skills.

See original press release.