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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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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Your support will help provide students with meals, healthy snacks, brand new books and incentives to encourage reading year-round.

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News & Events

Raleigh Wealth Solutions names Sherry Shudra February Champion of the Community

CARY, NC, February 2024– Raleigh Wealth Solutions has announced Sherry Overton Shudra, Executive Director of Read and Feed, as their February Champion of the Community. As part of her selection,...

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...

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...

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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