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Read and Feed seeks more volunteers at Zebulon Boys & Girls Club

February 19, 2016

The News & Observer |

A unique youth enrichment program at the Zebulon Boys & Girls Club has already yielded some success stories since its implementation in September. Four club members graduated at the end of the fall semester from the program introduced by Read...

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Carolina Hurricanes players Pesce and Slavin Volunteer with Kids ‘N Community Foundation Grant Recipient

January 20, 2016

Carolina Hurricanes |

Defensemen Brett Pesce and Jaccob Slavin have been a key pieces of the Hurricanes' Red, White and Blue Line this season. On Tuesday, the young defensemen brought a new skill set to the Redvolution - reading. Pesce and Slavin teamed...

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Founder named N&O Tarheel of the Week

August 22, 2015

The News & Observer |

Jan Frantz retired early from a successful business career, thinking she’d like to volunteer a bit between traveling and spending time with her daughters. But within a few years, she found herself in a specially retrofitted recreational vehicle, serving homemade...

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Helping Fill the Summer Meal Gap

June 30, 2014

North Carolina Health News |

On a hot summer evening in June, a group of children waited in the parking lot of a low-income community in Holly Springs to sign up for hot meals and one-on-one reading assistance from the Inter-Faith Food Shuttle and Read...

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Wake’s ‘Read and Feed’ program looks to expand after $10,000 gift

July 15, 2015


Wake County's "Read and Feed" program, which brings warm meals and books directly to low-income neighborhoods in the county, is looking to expand after receiving a $10,000 grant from the Ron E. and Jeanette R. Doggett Endowment.

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The Story of Read and Feed

March 10, 2011

CaryCitizen |

“The proof is in the pudding that the teachers and principals see it,” Franz said.  “They have improvement in how they do in all their subjects, just because someone is giving them attention.”

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