Giving KIDS an appetite for READING

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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.

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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

Read and Feed Announces New Board Members


CARY, NC, March 27, 2021 – Read and Feed, an organization known for giving kids an appetite for reading, appointed three community members to their Board of Directors: Miriam Andrews,...

Diversify Our Shelves


Black History Month Book Drive Children are more enthusiastic readers when they have access to books with characters, stories, and images that reflect their lives and neighborhoods. That's why Read...

Read and Feed Names New Executive Director


Sherry Overton Shudra Named New Executive Director of Read and Feed   CARY, NC, December 2, 2020 – Read and Feed, an organization known for giving kids an appetite for...

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...

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