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North Carolina

Organization: Coastal Carolina-Love On A Leash

Program Name: Coastal Carolina R.E.A.D.

Contact Name: Pat Rapaport

City: Beaufort

State: North Carolina

Zip: 28516



Notes: We visit schools in Carteret, Craven, & Pamlico counties and libraries in Carteret County. Also, Exceptional Family Member Program, Marine Corp Community Services, Camp Lejeune.

Organization: Canines for Service (formerly Carolina Canines)

Program: Canines For Literacy

Contact Name: Pat and Rick Hairston

City: Wilmington

State: NC

Phone: 910-362-8181

Fax: 910-362-8184

E-mail: or


Notes: We visit the following facilities:

Schools: Alderman Elementary, College Park Elementary, Rocky Point Elementary, and D.C. Virgo Middle School.

Libraries: New Hanover County Library, Downtown, Myrtle Grove and Northeast Branches.

Organization: paws4people foundation

Contact Name: Cece McConnell

City: Wilmington

State: North Carolina

Zip: 20142



Contact Name: National R.E.A.D. Coordinator

Phone: 801-272-3439


Notes: For more information on registered R.E.A.D. teams or groups in this state, please contact the ITA office.

The ITA R.E.A.D. program is touching hearts across the nation. The following is a partial list of R.E.A.D. Affiliate Programs, Regional Workshops, and individual R.E.A.D teams. It is our hope that this list will help put R.E.A.D. teams in contact with programs and workshops in their area. If you would like to add your program to this list please send an email to the National R.E.A.D. Coordinator at the ITA office (

States ending in
have programs hosting regional workshops. Also, many R.E.A.D. instructors are willing to travel. Please feel free to contact one of them about setting up a workshop specifically designed for your group.