Readathons

Readathon Hospitals Fundraising Event!

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Readathon Hospitals is a charity that brings books and storytellers into hospitals for seriously ill children. Basically, what this charity does is freaking amazing. Although I was never seriously ill, I had a few operations as a kid and I vividly remember, despite all of the fear and nervousness of being in a hospital, reading AMAZING books. Books have this ability to transport you far away from your situation – to different countries, cultures and worlds. The work this charity does is so crucial, and I am over the moon to be participating in an incredible event to raise money for this cause.

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I am part of a group of book bloggers and an author who are hosting a fundraising event on Sunday October 4th. We will be participating in a 24 hour read-a-thon! We will read and review a book of your choice (vote on which book you’d like us to read here) in one day! Then on Wednesday October 7th we will be hosting a Facebook party (join here), complete with giveaways to thank you for supporting our cause. I am SO looking forward to chatting with you guys about all things books and raising tonnes of money for this worthwhile charity.

Speaking of raising money, we also have a JustGiving page where you can donate to the charity! We are SO close to our £200 target, so if you can, please please consider donating!!

So, in conclusion:

  • Readathon Hospitals is an amazing charity that we want to raise a lot of money for.
  • To do this we are having an epic 24 hour read-a-thon on Sunday October 4th.
  • Followed by a Facebook party on Wednesday October 7th
  • We will also be doing loads of fun blog posts to support our read-a-thon
  • We want YOU to get involved, in anyway you want to! You could take part in the read-a-thon, donate via our JustGiving page or even just spread the word!

I am hosting this event with six other AMAZING people, and they will all have posts up about our event. They are:

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Jenny

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Ann

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Ali

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Laura

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Claire

Please follow and support them, and if you have any questions or queries about the event, feel free to ask the wonderful Jenny on twitter!

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If you can’t tell by the GIF, I am SO excited about this event.

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