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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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Transitioning to middle school



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



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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