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

Benefits of Reading You Probably Didn’t Know

2/6/2018

Were you aware that reading more often can help prevent Alzheimer’s Disease? Encouraging your kids to pick up a book can also provide them with a wealth of knowledge which...

These kids started a book club for minority boys. It’s the most popular club in school.

January 21, 2018

Truesdell Education Campus has a problem. The school can’t keep its shelves stocked with the most popular books. Students are not-so-subtly reading in class when they should be paying attention...

Diversify our book collection

February 1, 2018

In honor of Black History Month, Read and Feed is diversifying our book club collection. We serve 600 elementary school students who represent different races and backgrounds. In addition, these...

More than a reading program

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