Our Mission

To strengthen literacy skills among underserved elementary school children and provide meals in a nurturing neighborhood environment.

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.

Learn more »
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.

Learn more »

Your support will help provide students with meals, healthy snacks, brand new books and incentives to encourage reading year-round.

Learn more »

News & Events

Rita’s Italian Ice & Frozen Custard Cary Presents Generous Donation to Read and Feed

Rita's Italian Ice & Frozen Custard presented a check for $1,000 to Read and Feed on May 9th!  Rita’s Italian Ice, which became popular in the Triangle as a stand...

Read and Feed’s Mobile Classroom Rolls into Junior League of Raleigh’s 8th Annual Touch-a-Truck Event

Have you ever wondered what the inside of our mobile classroom RVs are like? Guests at Junior League of Raleigh’s 9th Annual Touch-a-Truck fundraising event were able to find out...

Raleigh Wealth Solutions names February Champion of the Community

Raleigh Wealth Solutions has announced Sherry Overton Shudra, Executive Director of Read and Feed, as their February Champion of the Community!   As part of her selection, Shudra joined Brian...

Matching Gift Challenge Concludes with Overwhelming Success!

Happy New Year to all of our Read and Feed Friends! The results are in and you-- our donors, volunteers, partners, and friends-- were integral to our success this past year....

Read and Feed among those honored with a GSK IMPACT Award

Read and Feed received an IMPACT Award from GSK, a global healthcare company, for improving the health and well being of those living in the Triangle area. The award comes...

Celebrate #GivingTuesday with Read and Feed

#GivingTuesday is coming up on November 30th — a day that is, by far, one the biggest giving days of the year. In fact, #GivingTuesday was started in 2012 as a...

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.

Donate Now

More than a reading program

Current Newsletter