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

Matching Gift Challenge Concludes with Overwhelming Success!

Happy New Year to all of our Read and Feed Friends! The results are in and you-- our donors, volunteers, partners, and friends-- were integral to our success this past year....

Read and Feed among those honored with a GSK IMPACT Award

Read and Feed received an IMPACT Award from GSK, a global healthcare company, for improving the health and well being of those living in the Triangle area. The award comes...

Celebrate #GivingTuesday with Read and Feed

#GivingTuesday is coming up on November 30th — a day that is, by far, one the biggest giving days of the year. In fact, #GivingTuesday was started in 2012 as a...

Read and Feed announces matching gift challenge to ease COVID learning loss


Donations will double the food, resources, and literacy support needed for underserved Wake County area students to recover from the devastating repercussions of COVID-19 on learning.    CARY, NC (NOVEMBER...

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