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United Through Reading helps thousands of military families stay connected each year-and they depend on the continued generosity of supporters like you. Thanks to you, there are nearly 200 United Through Reading stations around the world. And we won’t stop there.

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Honor: A tribute to a friend or family member can be made by honoring them with a gift in his/her name to United Through Reading.

Memorial: A gift to United Through Reading  in memory of a friend or family member who has passed away can be a meaningful way to honor their memory.

Special Occasions / In Celebration Of: Encouraging a charitable contribution as a holiday gift or in celebration of a special occasion can make the event even more memorable. Gifts can be made in recognition of a birthday, wedding, anniversary, graduation or other special event. If you would like to plan a fundraising campaign around your next special event please email or call 858-481-7323.

When donating, you may indicate the name and contact information of the person or family you would like to tribute, and a notification of your thoughtfulness will be sent to the gift recipient.

To make a donation in honor, celebration, or memory of someone, please fill out this form and then make your donation below:

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Making a recurring donation is the easiest way to give – and ensure military families receive ongoing support.
Select how often you would like your donation to occur, how many times you would like the donation to recur, and indicate the amount you wish to give. Then click donate.

You will receive a receipt after the initial transaction, but not after each subsequent donation. However, through your PayPal account, you can access your donation history at any time and get a snapshot of your total donations made to date. And, in January of the coming year, we will send you an aggregated receipt for tax purposes reflecting all of your donations during the year.

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  • Donate by phone by calling the development department at 858-481-7323 or email
  • Donate by mail: 1455 Frazee Road Suite 500 – San Diego, CA 92108
  • Donate by text. Text “READ” to 56512 and give an amount of your choice or text “UTR” to 20222 and donate $10 to United Through Reading now.
  • Find out if your employer will match your charitable contribution.
  • Federal employees can donate to United Through Reading by designating #11393 in your Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) workplace giving campaign. CFC is the world’s largest and most successful annual workplace charity campaign, pledges made by Federal civilian, postal and military donors during the campaign season (September 1st to December 15th) support eligible nonprofit organizations like UTR through automatic payroll deductions or one-time online giving.
  • Contact the Development Department for other ways to give including a planned gift, advocacy within service clubs and corporate or foundation grant proposals: or 858-481-7323.

Thank you. Your simple act of giving today will have profound effect.