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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Make a Difference

November 28, 2017

Cary-based Read and Feed brings books and meals to 26 sites across Wake County, nourishing the minds and bodies of children in need. by Dave Droschak Jan Frantz remembers her...

Happy Birthday, Read and Feed

October 17, 2017

If you can read this, here’s your chance to say thanks, and pass it on. Read and Feed, the Cary-based nonprofit with three mobile classrooms and a mission to build...

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Jenna and Heather Suddreth

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