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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Arts & Culture, Centers to Support the Independence of Specific Populations, Human Services, Humanities, Media & Communications, Radio

Mission: To provide access to local news and information from the print media for persons who cannot read standard print.

Programs: Radio reading service turns printed information into an audio based media accessible to people who cannot see, hold, or comprehend print material. This service reached approximately 20,000 people who live in the greater triangle area of north carolina. This service is available 24 hours a day.

Community Stories

2 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

Mike S.

Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 5

Radio stations are run by computers these days and I assist with computers and office equipment at Triangle radio Reading Service. I have been a volunteer since 2005 and this is my way of giving back to the community. Volunteer work at a radio station is different from the normal computer work I do during the day and a exciting challenge which also helps people.

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

I have been a volunteer for 6 years and keep the computers happy. It is gratifying to know I am helping people.

Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 4

TRRS works to keep people with a print disability informed about current local events. Even if you don't have the time to sit beside a radio to hear the news, you can still stay up-to-date. Just download the readings you wish to hear from the internet and put them onto your MP-3 player or i-pod. How cool is that?!? And they are read by a human voice, not one from a text-to-speech synthesizer.