#WordsTakeYouPlaces is a heart-warming film that highlights one family’s journey with Doorstep Library and with reading. We hope it inspires you to volunteer.Watch it now
We urgently need volunteers to help support children from disadvantaged areas, by reading with them, and sharing a love books. Today, there are many children waiting for a volunteer's visit.Volunteer now
10 year old Aria has had a visit from Jocelyn every Thursday afternoon for the past three years. You can bring the magic of Doorstep Library visits to another child like Aria by making a monthly donation to us.Make a donation
Five facts (among many) that show why children in disadvantaged areas need our help. Read more
There are many ways to help, from donating books and money to giving your time.
Thank you for your interest in supporting Doorstep Library and the children and families we work with during this challenging time. Our projects are currently suspended until further notice but there are still several ways that you can help.
Donate here to help us continue to reach London’s most isolated families via our online offer.
Volunteer to read with children - sign up for an online Information Session to find out how.
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With your support we can continue to equip children living in London’s most deprived communities with essential literacy skills, confidence and a love of reading to break the cycle of poverty, now in this crisis and in the future.