Jojo Moyes steps in to save Quick Reads after literacy project loses funding

‘Sometimes you just have to put your money where your mouth is,’ says the Me Before You author, who will fund the charity for three years

Me Before You author Jojo Moyes has stepped in to save Quick Reads, just two weeks after the popular adult literacy scheme announced it was on the brink of closure due to a lack of funding.

Moyes’s donation was not disclosed, but charity the Reading Agency, which runs the scheme, had previously said it would need £120,000 a year for at least three years to keep Quick Reads going. Moyes said her funds would cover that time frame, and that she would help the organisation find future funding thereafter.

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