Read and Feed – A Collaborative Ministry

April 20, 2016

North Carolina Conference: United Methodist Church

The Fuquay-Varina Community Read and Feed program is a collaborative effort with Sunrise UMC, First UMC (Fuquay-Varina) and Fuquay-Varina UMC as the primary partners. The Read and Feed model was developed in 2007 in Wake County with the mission of “giving kids an appetite for reading” by strengthening literacy skills and providing encouragement in a nurturing environment. The concept is to combine a child-friendly atmosphere, books, food, and tutors to motivate children to become confident in their academic skills so they have every opportunity to succeed in adult life. Read and Feed provides the training and resources for tutors and students.

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