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About ReadWell

Storyteller Liz Weir in BelfastReadWell is a registered charity that takes free books and storytellers into children's hospitals throughout the UK.

How It Works
We use the power of reading and stories to make life better for seriously ill children in hospital. (More details of how it works.)

Who We Help
Here's a case study of Cassie, one of the many young patients who have already benefited from ReadWell's service. With more funding, we can help many more children. 

Where We Are
Currently ReadWell serves six hospitals in the UK, with two more to joined the scheme in October 2013. Our goal is to reach 95% of children in UK hospitals by the end of 2016. 

Our Books & Storytellers
Our booklist has been carefully compiled by an independent bookseller to include a wide range of suitable books, and we handpick the best professional storytellers to visit our hospitals. 

How To Donate 
Follow the instructions on our Donate page - or contact us.

Thanks to Our Supporters
ReadWell depends on our wonderful supporters for its existence. 

On behalf of all seriously ill children in hospital, we thank you.