Specsavers Hornchurch raise cash for Get London Reading kids’ campaign

A Hornchurch optician is focused on getting kids’ reading levels up.

Specsavers on High Street lent its support to the “Get London Reading” campaign by hosting a week-long book sale. The store also offered “glasses MOTs” in exchange for donations, and gave �1 to reading charity Volunteer Reading Help (VRH) for each sight test given over the week.

VRH trains volunteers to provide reading support in London’s primary schools. Specsavers stores across the capital have pledged to earn �25,000 for Get London Reading over the coming months.

Store director Pankti Cracknell said: “Given the clear link between eye health and reading, we are delighted to pledge our support for Volunteer Reading Help and aid the important work the charity does.”

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