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Writing a brighter future

Ministry of Stories is a charity providing fun and inspiring creative writing interventions to young people in East London.

When you donate to Ministry of Stories, you are making a difference to children and young people in east London.

You’re supporting young people to find their voice, discover a love of writing and develop a skill that they can use for life.

Donate today!

Individual giving

How your gift helps…

Want to support young people to find their voice and develop their self-confidence?

Ministry of Stories is a Registered Charity. When you make a donation you’re supporting young people to access creative opportunities for free. Our creative writing labs improve self-confidence as well as writing skills.

Here’s what your donation could do:

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£10 gift

Could pay for snacks for one writing club, keeping bellies full and imaginations firing.


Donate £10
An open newspaper

£100 gift

Could pay for 70 surprise writing activities for 70 of our Writing Lab participants.


Donate £100
A stack of books, including the Lion Tamer by Claud Face

£300 gift

£300 could pay for a magical Story Making workshop for a group of up to 30 young people, challenging them to co-create an illustrated book in just a few hours.

Donate £300

Make a regular gift

Monthly donations enable us to plan ahead and ensure funds are available when they are needed the most.

Make a monthly gift


Make a one-off donation

From £10 to £100, your donation will support even more young people to discover a love of creative writing.

Make a one-off donation


Donations over £1000

Join the Cabinet

Want to support with a donation over £1,000? Get in touch to find out more about gaining an honorary title with Ministry of Stories. You could be our next Minister for Optimism.

Get in touch

Want to see who has been awarded Official Ministerial Status? Have a peek at our Ministers here in our Individual supporters and advocates section.

More ways to give

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Trusts & foundations

Generous grants from trusts and foundations enable more children in east London to access life-changing support.

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Fundraise for us

When you fundraise for Ministry of Stories, you’re helping young people to find their voice and tell their story.

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Four adults, gathered around a table full of drinks, quiz cards and part poppers, have their heads together as they try to answer a quiz question.

Corporate giving

We offer businesses with unique employee engagement opportunities and a chance to support their local community.

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Want to do more?

Even more generous ways to help:

  • Leave a gift in your will | Making a gift to Ministry of Stories will ensue that the next generation of young people will find the support they need to write a brighter future. Learn more
  • Buy from Hoxton Street Monster Supplies | One jar of Thickest Human Snot = three fresh new Zines printed. Visit our shop online
  • Gifts in kind. Have something useful to offer? 100 sharp pencils, 1000 Yorkshire Teabags, printing services? Email Sabrina

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