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

How Much Screen Time Is Too Much?

8/27/2019

We are living in a digital world. Wherever you are, you see people, young and old, using their digital devices -- phones, tablets, laptops, desktops, and television -- which adds...

Read and Feed needs mobile classroom drivers!

8/12/2019

We are looking for a couple more volunteers interested in driving our mobile classrooms (38-foot RVs converted into classrooms). You do not need a special license, and we will train...

Read and Feed’s A Novel Night

11/15/2019

Mark your calendars for the 2019 event of the year- A Novel Night Gala. This year, you’ll enjoy premier cocktails and fanciful food all while supporting Read and Feed’s efforts...

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