United Through Reading Receives $25,000 Grant from AT&T!

United Through Reading is excited to share that today we accepted a $25,000 gift from AT&T Corporation! AT&T’s Regional Vice President, Ignacio De La Torre, presented the check in person this morning to United Through Reading CEO, Sally Ann Zoll, Ed.D., staff and Board of Trustees in San … [Read more...]

United Through Reading Wins $5,000 Grant from Yelp Foundation Thanks to Your Votes!

We're thrilled to announce that United Through Reading has received a $5,000 grant from the Yelp Foundation! Thank you for supporting us with your votes in the Yelp Foundation Gives Local grant contest, which allowed us to take the first place grant! Of many nonprofits considered for recognition, … [Read more...]

United Through Reading Receives $10,000 Holiday Grant from The Chris Kyle Frog Foundation

United Through Reading is celebrating the close of 2015 and the new year with some exciting news from the Chris Kyle Frog Foundation (CKFF). The CKFF is dedicated to serving military and first responders through meaningful interactive experiences that enrich family relationships. Recognizing that … [Read more...]

Vote for United Through Reading to win $5,000!

The Yelp Foundation is Giving Local in San Diego and your votes determine the winner! The Yelp Foundation is granting $5,000 to the organization with the most votes at the end of the #YFGivesLocal campaign — help United Through Reading win: Click here to vote! The second and third place … [Read more...]

Save the Date: #UTRtues!

  Dear UTR friends, Next week, on the heels of Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday comes another lesser known holiday -- Giving Tuesday! After you’ve poured out your gratitude, eaten until you’re stuffed, and shopped till you dropped, this day provides an opportunity to stop and … [Read more...]

United Through Reading Named Recipient of 2015 Library of Congress Literacy Award

San Diego based nonprofit, United Through Reading, has been selected to receive the 2015 American Prize of the Library of Congress Literacy Awards Program, awarding the nonprofit $50,000. United Through Reading has been selected for its significant and measurable contribution to increasing literacy … [Read more...]

Help United Through Reading Break the Reading Record This Year!

At United Through Reading, we're gearing up for Jumpstart's Read for the Record®, a campaign to mobilize millions of children and adults to take part in the world's largest shared reading experience! Join us in helping to break the world reading record (again!) for the most people reading the same … [Read more...]

Working to STEM the Summer Slide

Story time is a part of a nightly routine in households across America. It’s a great time for children to expand their imaginations, connect with their parents and enhance their reading skills. For the Bobletts and other military families however, story time isn’t a given. Rex Boblett … [Read more...]

United Through Reading Isn’t Just for Mom and Dad!

Happy National Aunt and Uncle Day! That’s right, today marks National Aunt and Uncle Day, a day to celebrate the special place in our hearts often filled by our parents' siblings. There is no better day than today to remind you that United Through Reading isn’t just for moms and dads who are serving … [Read more...]

A Letter to a Military Child from Author Dan Gemeinhart

I was little when my dad left with his Army unit to spend a year in Korea. Really little – about five years old. I was way too young to understand what it all meant. I didn't know where Korea was or why moms and dads had to go there. I didn't know anything about war or duty or service. I just knew … [Read more...]