USS George Washington (CVN 73) families connect with United Through Reading

By Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Bryan Mai, USS George Washington Public Affairs USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, Pacific Ocean – Sailors aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73) are utilizing the ship’s United Through Reading program to stay connected with their families. “United Through Reading … [Read more...]

Join us for the 7th annual Storybook Ball in Coronado, CA

This year’s Storybook Ball will celebrate the 26th anniversary of United Through Reading’s remarkable efforts to connect nearly two million military moms, dads and children through the power of reading aloud. Business and military leaders, elected officials, corporations, and other United Through … [Read more...]

United Through Reading in TODAY Parents’ “Parenting over Skype”

United Through Reading was recently featured in TODAY Parents' "Parenting over Skype: 7 lessons from military families."   On the Fourth of July three years ago, Petty Officer 2nd Class Ted Freese celebrated two big events: the birth of his country and the birth of his son, … [Read more...]

United Through Reading Hosted 2nd Annual Tribute to Military Families in Washington, D.C.

More than 300 friends and supporters of United Through Reading gathered last Wednesday, May 20, at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington, D.C., for the 2nd Annual Tribute to Military Families in order to celebrate families who have forged meaningful connections through the read aloud … [Read more...]

Save the Date: 2015 Tribute to Military Families

United Through Reading’s Second Annual Tribute to Military Families Wednesday May 20, 2015 United Through Reading’s second annual Tribute to Military Families will celebrate military families who have forged meaningful connections through the read aloud experience, and give recognition to the … [Read more...]

The USCG Reads Across America with United Through Reading

This year, on March 2, service members near and far were grabbing their Cat-in-the-Hat hats, succumbing to hat hair, and navigating the tongue twisting rhymes of the beloved Dr. Seuss. Why? It was the National Education Association's Read Across America day and they read to honor the famous … [Read more...]

United Through Reading on U-T TV

Thanks to U-T TV for highlighting United Through Reading last week.  Our National Program Manager, Samantha Hagan-Lingad had fun talking about our new technology pilot. … [Read more...]

United Through Reading Awarded $50,000 from NBCUniversal 21st Century Solutions

We have exciting news to share with you!  United Through Reading recently received a $50,000 award from NBCUniversal Foundation’s 21st Century Solutions challenge which awards nonprofits for innovative, high-impact initiatives.  United Through Reading was awarded the grant for work on our technology … [Read more...]

United Through Reading CEO Talks Storybook Ball on KUSI News

KUSI News talked with our CEO, Sally Ann Zoll and the Boblett family about United Through Reading's 6th Annual Storybook Ball and how our program serves military families. … [Read more...]

2014 Storybook Ball Celebrates 25 Years of Serving Military Families

United Through Reading held its 6th Annual Storybook Ball on Saturday, November 15th at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine.  The annual fundraiser supports United Through Reading’s mission to connect military families facing physical separation by offering the opportunity to be video-recorded … [Read more...]