Digital Learning

Thanks to a grant from Duke Energy Foundation Read and Feed purchased iPads to incorporate a digital learning component into our curriculum. We have included several apps on the iPads that are tailored to children from grades K-5. All the apps are interactive so the children can work on them with their tutors. Some of the apps include:

  • Letterland apps for the younger kids that help teach the children about letters and word families
  • 3rd & 4th grade fiction & non-fiction reading apps that include short stories followed by questions to test comprehension
  • The Fry Words app helps children learn the 1000 most commonly used sight words such as- a, all, come, but, good, that, they, you, was
  • Speech with Milo: Sequencing- helps tutors build children's language skills by working on order/sequencing of stories
  • Montessori Crosswords-  helps kids develop their reading, writing, and spelling skills by building words from a set of 320 word-image-audio-phonics combinations using a phonics-enabled movable alphabet

We began piloting the apps at our Rolesville site in January and will continue until the end of  semester in April. The kids  love using the iPads. 

Diversify our Books
During February, in honor of Black History Month, Read and Feed has had an ongoing campaign called Diversify our Books. The students that we serve are diverse, and they relate to and enjoy different kinds of books. We want to make sure we have books that our kids will be excited to read. 
We are adding 17 new book titles to our library that have African Americans as the main characters. We've had a great response to this campaign so far, but we're still trying to get 57 more books OR $313. There is still time to help! Click the button to see our campaign webpage.
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Upcoming Events

On Saturday, March 3, Eighty8 Asian Bistro is having a $8 lunch buffet special from 12-2 pm to celebrate their one year anniversary. 20% of proceeds will go to Read and Feed. 
                                        Location: 1077 Darrington Drive in Cary

Save the date: Read and Feed's annual fundraising breakfast
Wednesday, May 2 from 8-9 am
North Raleigh Hilton: 3415 Wake Forest Road in Raleigh

The breakfast is an opportunity to spread the word about Read and Feed to people who haven't been introduced to our organization. Please stay tuned for sponsorship and ticket information. All sponsorships include a table for 8 guests. Please contact for more information.

New staff member

Read and Feed is so excited to welcome Kelly Donaldson to our team as a part time Fleet Manager. Kelly has been driving and working on school buses since 1988. He will maintain our three RVs and keep them fueled up each week.
*Stuart Woods is one of Kelly's favorite authors.*

Board of Directors

Pamela Meek, President
Tina Vrabel, Vice President
Kathryn Raymond, Treasurer
Jan Frantz, Founder & Past President
James Stem, Secretary
Anuja Acharya
Lisa Malmberg
Christopher Meredith
Mike Owens
Liz Prue
Greg Rideout
Doug Short
Calvin Stevens
Sue Stevens
Benjamin A. Swaney
Larry Swaney
Advisory Council

Marty Clayton
Jill Donovan
Jan Frantz
Bobbie Furr
Elizabeth Galecke
LaRinda Huntley-Kaplan
Leslie Ann Jackson
George Jordan
Pamela Meek
Cecile Noel
Suzanne Stroud

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