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. During August, if the meteorologist gets the forecast correct within 3 degrees (plus or minus), CBS will donate $50 to us, which will be matched by...

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Children’s Literacy in the Nation


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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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How summer Read and Feed began

June 26, 2018

Susan Morison is one of our Read and Feed tutors who is also a teacher. In 2012, Susan was a first grade teacher at Holly Ridge Elementary School, and she was concerned about one of her Hispanic student's access to opportunities to...

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The story of our newest mobile classroom


Mike VonDerhaar

Following a forty-year career in high tech sales, my wife Jill and I decided to buy an RV in order to see all of the places we have never seen in the US. We were very excited and immediately took...

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Reading to kids for 15 minutes makes a difference in development

March 11, 2018


A child’s first years of life are the most important when it comes to brain development, yet the majority of children in the U.S. miss out on an activity that plays a vital role in building reading and language skills....

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Benefits of Reading You Probably Didn’t Know


Jane Sandwood, freelance writer

Were you aware that reading more often can help prevent Alzheimer’s Disease? Encouraging your kids to pick up a book can also provide them with a wealth of knowledge which will come in handy later in life. Their focus and...

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Upcoming Events

Read and Feed’s A Novel Night Gala

October 26, 2018 | 6:30 pm

We are excited to announce Read and Feed's A Novel Night Gala! Our annual fall fundraiser has a new location,...

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