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...]

United Through Reading’s 2015 Annual Report

In 2015, United Through Reading sent 22,000 video recordings home to military children, worked with more than 500 volunteers, explored internet-based recording options, operated more than 260 UTR recording locations around the globe, connected nearly 100,000 military family members, started dreaming … [Read more...]

Save the Date: The 2016 Storybook Ball

Learn more about the Storybook Ball and purchase tickets here. … [Read more...]

A TOUGH MUDDER FOR MILITARY FAMILIES

Last month, United Through Reading’s Board Trustee and CFO Sean McHugh, a Carter’s, Inc., employee, ran a Tough Mudder for military families in Atlanta. Sean and a Carter’s colleague, York Rasmusson, made it through 11 miles and 22 obstacles without incident! We couldn’t be more proud of Sean’s … [Read more...]

United Through Reading hosted the 3rd Annual Tribute to Military Families in Washington, D.C., sponsored by BAE Systems, Inc.

This week, more than 300 individuals, passionate about military families, joined us in Washington, D.C., to help us celebrate those families and the connections made through the read-aloud experience provided by United Through Reading. The event also gave recognition to the corporate, public policy, … [Read more...]

Military Appreciation Month

On May 1st we begin the celebration of our brave service members and their families with the start of Military Appreciation Month. The month kicks off with Loyalty Day on May 1st, Military Spouse Appreciation Day May 6th, VA Day May 8th, Armed Forces Day May 21st, and closes with Memorial Day on May … [Read more...]

United Through Reading Awarded Congressional Medal of Honor Society’s Inaugural Community Service Hero Award

On Friday, March 25, 2016, United Through Reading proudly accepted the Congressional Medal of Honor Society’s inaugural Community Service Hero Award at a ceremony at Joint-Base Myer-Henderson Hall on National Medal of Honor Day. United Through Reading (UTR) is the first to receive the ‘Community … [Read more...]