Reaching More Families

Thanks to your support, United Through Reading has added 21 recording locations to our growing list this year. Those new locations are in 12 states and four different countries around the globe. Below are a few highlights; thank you again for helping us bring storytime home to the military children … [Read more...]

2016 Annual Report | Impacting more than 2 million lives.

With the help of our dedicated donors and supporters, we surpassed two million beneficiaries in 2016!   In United Through Reading's 2016 Annual Report, you can learn how you helped us reach this huge milestone and how your support impacted military families across the globe. Here … [Read more...]

United Through Reading Calls Attention to 40 Million Stories Missed Yearly by Military Families

Founding Sponsor Reader’s Digest Foundation is Bringing Stories Home for Military Families with $500,000 Grant. SAN DIEGO (June 6, 2017) — More than 100,000 military parents are deployed each year, leaving nearly a quarter million children at home. Taking into account that a conservative deployment … [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...]

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...]

What a night! The 2016 Storybook Ball.

The 8th Annual Storybook Ball held in Coronado, California, was a grand success! Thanks to our dedicated supporters, generous donors, passionate board members, advocates and volunteers, and Storybook Ball Event Chairman Charlie Van Vechten, United Through Reading raised more than $250,000 to … [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...]

United Through Reading Selected to Receive $10,000 Grant from Newly Established USS Midway Foundation

November 8, 2016 (San Diego, Calif) -- United Through Reading was recently selected to receive a $10,000 grant from the USS Midway Foundation to continue to enable active-duty personnel stationed overseas to read books to family members at home. The USS Midway Foundation, formed to support the … [Read more...]

United Through Reading Honors Congresswoman Susan Davis (CA-53) and Carter’s Charitable Foundation at 8th Annual Storybook Ball in Coronado on November 12

San Diego (November 7, 2016) – This Saturday, Nov. 12, United Through Reading will celebrate 27 years of service to military families at the 8th annual Storybook Ball in Coronado. The annual gala, now in its eighth year, will host United Through Reading supporters from across the nation, including … [Read more...]

Reader’s Digest Foundation Supports Military Families With $125,000 Donation to United Through Reading

        SAN DIEGO, CA – November 1, 2016 - Reader’s Digest Foundation awards United Through Reading (UTR) with a $125,000 grant to offer U.S. military family members the opportunity to stay connected through video-recorded bedtime stories while separated by … [Read more...]