House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) Announces Guests for State of the Union

Dear Friends of United Through Reading,  I am deeply honored to have been invited to attend the State of the Union address as House Speaker John Boehner's (R-OH) guest representing United Through Reading and our military families.   In a press release, Speaker Boehner said the following about his … [Read more...]

2013 Storybook Ball Celebrates Keeping Families in Touch

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United Through Reading held its 5th Annual Storybook Ball on Saturday, November 9th at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine.  The gala is an annual fundraiser to support United Through Reading's work to offer military service members the opportunity to be video-recorded reading storybooks to their … [Read more...]

October 3rd is Read for the Record Day

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Join We Give Books, Jumpstart, United Through Reading and record-breakers everywhere on October 3, 2013 as together we read Otis by Loren Long for Jumpstart's Read for the Record. By taking part, you will help to set a new world record for the Largest Shared Reading Experience!  Thanks to Pearson … [Read more...]

United Through Reading Highlights Service To Military Families At The Fourth Annual Capitol Reception In Washington, DC

United Through Reading Board of Trustees member and VP of Government Relations, BAE Systems, Mr. Doug Stewart welcomed Congressman Mike Rogers (AL), SSG Vince Moore, SFC Jessica Stafford Moore and their daughter Olivia.

Washington DC – Sept. 19, 2013 – United Through Reading was honored to welcome members of Congress, military leadership, program beneficiaries and supporters to its Fourth Annual Capitol Reception at the Rayburn House Office Building. This year’s event was hosted by the organization and by its … [Read more...]

United Through Reading honored to lay wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery

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Washington DC – Sept. 19, 2013 – United Through Reading was honored to lay a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery on Friday, September 19th. The ceremony was solemnly led by Guards of Honor shortly after the ritual Changing of the Guard. Ceremony participants from … [Read more...]

United Through Reading’s Fourth Annual Capitol Reception to be held on September 19th in Washington DC.

United Through Reading's Capitol Reception is an opportunity for members of Congress, military leadership, and United Through Reading beneficiaries and supporters to come together to talk about the importance of United Through Reading in connecting military families during separation.   The event, … [Read more...]

STEM the Summer Slide with United Through Reading and Reading Is Fundamental

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United Through Reading has partnered with Reading Is Fundamental®  (RIF) to help military kids avoid the summer slide with Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) themed books titles!   Summer Slide is what happens when young minds sit idle during summer break. Children who do not read … [Read more...]

BAE SYSTEMS Employee Giving Campaign

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Thank you for your interest in United Through Reading—we are grateful for the support of every donor, and every dollar makes a difference. Please click on your sector below to donate today! BAE Systems, Inc.  BAE Systems Electronic Systems BAE Systems Land & Armaments BAE Systems … [Read more...]

OshKosh B’gosh and customers support story time for service members

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Beginning on May 23, 2013, OshKosh B’gosh will hold a nationwide campaign in support of United Through Reading!  Customers will be invited to donate to United Through Reading during checkout at all OshKosh B’gosh  stores and during purchases made online.  Customers will also be invited to download … [Read more...]

United Through Reading Receives Motorola Solutions Foundation Public Safety Grant

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Grant to support safety education and training programs  United Through Reading received $25,000 as part of the Motorola Solutions Foundation's Public Safety and Security Institute. The Motorola Solutions Foundation is the charitable arm of Motorola Solutions Inc. The Motorola Solutions … [Read more...]