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Read and Feed needs mobile classroom drivers!



We are looking for a couple more volunteers interested in driving our mobile classrooms (38-foot RVs converted into classrooms). You do not need a special license, and we will train you with a current driver. Our Wednesday site at Central...

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New Hours



Starting June 3, Read and Feed will have new office hours. We will be open from 9 am- 5 pm Monday to Thursday and Fridays are by appointment only. If you want to drop off book donations and cannot come...

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Read and Feed is featured in Walter Magazine


Walter Magazine |

You may have noticed an RV parked in neighborhoods across Wake County with a picture of a cheeseburger sandwiched between two books on the exterior. No, it’s not an extra-quirky family heading out of town—that camper is actually one of...

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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


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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