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People’s Bank Partners with Read and Feed

February 6, 2019

People's Bank press release |

To provide additional support to the local community, Peoples Bank has partnered with Read and Feed as a book drive sponsor with book drop off collections at our Raleigh and Cary locations. Read and Feed is a non-profit organization operating...

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Read and Feed brings books, meals, tutors to Wake County kids who need a boost

2/20/2019

WRAL Go Ask Mom, Sarah Lindenfeld Hall |

Read and Feed began more than a decade ago when founder Jan Frantz realized as she volunteered at Northwoods Elementary School that not every child had the resources they needed to improve their reading and writing skills. So she quit...

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A Novel Time: IXLers Volunteer to Sort Books at Read and Feed

August 31, 2018

IXL blog |

On August 10, eight IXL volunteers sorted over one thousand books for Read and Feed, a children’s literacy nonprofit whose mission is to “give children an appetite for reading.” The aptly named organization uses RVs converted into mobile classrooms to...

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Transitioning to middle school

8/27/2018

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It’s an exciting time for children – a new school year is starting! Read and Feed volunteers tutor elementary school children so that they can read and write on grade level. We want participants to be confident readers before entering...

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Read and Feed is selected for CBS 17’s 3-Degree Guarantee

8/1/2018

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Every night, the CBS 17 Storm Team determines the accuracy of their forecast from the day before. If the meteorologist gets the forecast correct within 3 degrees (plus or minus), CBS donates $50 to the charity of the month, which is matched by...

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Children’s Literacy in the Nation

7/24/2018

Read and Feed |

Since July is the month when we celebrate America's independence, we decided to take a closer look at children's literacy in our nation, our state, and our county. The results may surprise you. Read and Feed serves more than 600...

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