Showing Up: A Community Who Cares

NCSU Philanthropy Journal News, July 3, 2017  |  

“It is about the community, and the community coming together,” says Mullan. “And that’s the thing that I find is that on so many different levels, we have the support of the community.”

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Triangle Aphasia Project hopes to empower those who can’t find their words

Triangle Aphasia Project’s Aphasia Connects is a partnership with Read and Feed that will pair TAP clients with Read and Feed students – and their mentors – twice a week for reading, activities and communication powered by awareness, education and training.

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Read and Feed makes a difference: From the eyes of a tutor

Greg Rideout

by Greg Rideout – April 27, 2017

When I see Mariam smile or Michael’s eyes light up at the beginning of each tutoring session, I’ve got all the evidence I need that the program is working.

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Read and Feed: Making Kids Hungry for Books

By Leah Keiter, Photography by Jonathan Fredin
Cary Magazine – August 11, 2016

On a warm Thursday evening, many children are playing video games or attending neighborhood swim practice. But in the parking lot behind First United Methodist Church in Cary, about 15 kids are excitedly bounding up the steps of an RV, many of them wearing book bags.

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Nonprofit nurtures reading in kids

By Todd Cohen
Philanthropy North Carolina – June 20, 2016

CARY, N.C. — On different evenings once a week during the school year, a total of 500 children ages five to 11 who are students in Wake County public schools spend an hour or more enjoying a meal and then listening to stories, reading aloud and getting three books to take home and keep for personal libraries they are building.

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The Story of Read and Feed – March 10, 2011

“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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