Our Mission

To strengthen literacy skills among under-served 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.

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Read and Feed has many volunteer opportunities! Help us give KIDS an appetite for READING - deliver books and school supplies, drive a mobile classroom, or tutor students.

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We need your help to meet the needs of our community. Conduct a book drive or school supply drive, sponsor a site or a child, or provide meals.

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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

Fall Programs Underway

School is in session, and so is Read and Feed! But this Fall things look a bit different with our programs as we keep the safety of the children, our...

Volunteer Drivers Needed

WE NEED YOUR HELP!  The Mobile Classroom Driver drives our mobile RV classrooms into neighborhoods and sites in Wake County to feed and distribute books, supplies, and provide tutoring to...

Fall Program Update


  COVID-19 is going nowhere fast. As such, our programs and services this Fall will look a little different. Our priority remains the same: provide healthy meals, age-appropriate books, and school...

A Letter to Our Community


Dear Friends,  Read and Feed acknowledges the anguish, fear, and sadness experienced by our communities and nation right now. We stand in solidarity against the inequalities and injustices that continue...

More than a reading program

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