UTR’s 9th Annual Storybook Ball

Please join us for our 9th Annual Storybook Ball to celebrate 28 years of connections forged through the read-aloud experience provided by United Through Reading. This year we aim to deliver 10 million stories to military families around the globe to ensure that no military child goes to bed without … [Read more...]

Helping Deployed Parents Bond with New Babies

Thanks to an introduction from Birdies for the Brave, United Through Reading has been partnering with Operation Shower since 2015 to put children books in the hands of new military moms and dads, and to ensure they are aware of the free service United Through Reading provides to keep deployed … [Read more...]

Inaugural Golf Tournament Sells Out; Raises More Than $64,000 for Military Families

United Through Reading and our friends at Support The Enlisted Project cannot thank you enough for the amount of generosity we experienced this past weekend at our inaugural joint golf tournament this past Friday, June 23rd -- which was a sold out event! We were able to raise more than $64,000 to … [Read more...]

4 Standing Ovations at 4th Tribute to Military Families

Last Wednesday evening, United Through Reading (UTR) hosted our 4th Annual Tribute to Military Families in Washington, D.C., and it was a tremendous success; our best yet! Nearly 300 guests -- including more than 25 flag and general officers and senior enlisted leaders -- gathered together to … [Read more...]

Staying Together While Oceans Apart

Deployment is hard.  And hard is an understatement. I know this.  I understood this as a 21-year-old girl out on a date with some Navy guy and telling him why I don’t date guys in the military.  Silly me, I fell head over heels in love with him. Eight years and a baby later, I learned just how … [Read more...]

2017 Golf Tournament – June 23

United Through Reading is excited to announce that we are partnering with Support the Enlisted Project (STEP) for our 2017 Golf Tournament. Our tournament will attract members of the San Diego community who support our military families at home or with a parent separated by deployment as they face … [Read more...]

A Reason to Read Across America

Today, our children have so much on their plates with loads of homework, after school activities, sports practices, music lessons and more. Most kids are just as overscheduled as their parents! With busy schedules and electronics vying for their attention, it's hard to fit in reading time -- even … [Read more...]

United Through Reading’s Tribute to Military Families

  United Through Reading's fourth annual Tribute to Military families will give recognition to the corporate, public policy, and military leaders whose support is vital to mission delivery and will highlight our 40 Million Stories Campaign. Nearly a quarter of a million children in U.S. … [Read more...]

United Through Reading Receives Proclamation from the San Diego County Board of Supervisors

United Through Reading is excited to share that we have received a proclamation by the San Diego County Board of Supervisors naming November 15th “United Through Reading Day” throughout San Diego County! The proclamation presented to UTR at a ceremony on Tuesday, November 15, 2016, by Supervisor … [Read more...]

The Passion Behind our Storybook Ball Title Sponsor

As a nonprofit of more than 27 years, there are times when United Through Reading (UTR) takes the time to reflect on our accomplishments. When we do, we can clearly see the supporters who have been holding us up, steadfastly pushing us along, coming through, and helping make our dreams a … [Read more...]