Builder’s money helps scavenger hunt organizer give away free books to children in Doncaster

The non-profit hunt, organized by Rachael’s Little Bookworms, received £1,000 from the Persimmon Homes Community Champions scheme to fund the reading venture.

Organizer Rachael Carter said: “I’m buzzing with excitement and so grateful to Persimmon Homes.

“I organized a little scavenger hunt around Doncaster earlier this year to celebrate World Book Day. A total of 175 books were hidden in 24 locations in Doncaster.

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“Photographs were taken showing the locations of the books, to help young children find them.”

“Persimmon’s donation will allow me to replicate the scavenger hunt on a larger scale so I can help get more books into the hands of young readers.”

Gemma Bateman, Sales Manager for Persimmon South Yorkshire, said: “Our Community Champions program is all about supporting our region. The Rachael’s Book Scavenger Hunt is a wonderful initiative to help promote reading among children as well as creating opportunities to explore the area.

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