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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Volunteer

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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Donate

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

11/04/2021

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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