giving KIDS an appetite for READING

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Our Program

..aims to bridge the reading gap by providing children with the resources they may not have access to at home. Our goal is to help children who aren't reading at grade level to gain confidence, while providing a comfortable setting in which to learn.

About Us

Read and Feed is an after-school literacy program that provides meals, tutoring and books to children from low-income families in Wake County.

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Get Involved

There are many ways you can help us give KIDS an appetite for READING - volunteer, conduct a book drive, sponsor a site or a child, provide meals, to name just a few.

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Current Volunteers

Volunteers, click here to access your schedule and helpful resources.

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Our Impact

78% of children who attend a Read and Feed program have improved reading attitude or confidence. And teachers tell us their discipline improves and the students do their homework.

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News & Events

Reading to kids for 15 minutes makes a difference in development

March 11, 2018

A child’s first years of life are the most important when it comes to brain development, yet the majority of children in the U.S. miss out on an activity that...

Benefits of Reading You Probably Didn’t Know

2/6/2018

Were you aware that reading more often can help prevent Alzheimer’s Disease? Encouraging your kids to pick up a book can also provide them with a wealth of knowledge which...

Durham Bulls Night

June 3, 2018

Come out for a fun night with Read and Feed. It's Touch a Truck night AND the kids get to run the bases. Tickets are only $10, and we get...

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