Marcus Rashford teams up with reading charity for less well-off children

Manchester United star and activist Marcus Rashford has teamed up with a reading charity on an initiative aimed at ensuring less well-off children have access to books.

Donations can be made at WH Smith shops — with funds going to the National Literacy Trust. The retailer will then gift you a copy of Rashford’s first book, You Are A Champion.

Rashford, who forced the UK Government into a U-turn on free school meals, said: “Enjoying reading can’t just be a privilege; all children should be able to access books, no matter what their background.

“Having good literacy skills supports children to succeed in life and everyone should have the opportunity to discover a love of reading. This last year has shown us just what we can achieve when we work together.

“By joining forces with WH Smith and the National Literacy Trust we are giving everyone the best opportunity to get involved in supporting getting every child reading.”

It’s amazing that Rashford is still working to give more back to the community he came from and cherishes.

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