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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

Urgent Community Need


Dear friend, I don’t normally address you like this, but these are desperate times. The coronavirus is hurting families in our neighborhoods. Read and Feed program participants are facing a...

Read and Feed Programming Notice


Read and Feed Friends and Families, Read and Feed takes the health and safety of our volunteers, vendors, staff and the children and families we serve very seriously. In light...

Cary Spring Daze – CANCELLED

April 25, 2020

2-8 Volunteers are needed to work for Read and Feed to cover two-hour shifts and partner with Smitty's Homemade Ice Cream this year.  If interested in devoting your time please...

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