United Through Reading on U-T TV

U-T TV: Technology Project

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

21st Century Solutions 2014 Grant Winner

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 2014 Storybook Ball

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

CNO Speaking Web

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...]

Read for the Record is October 21!


This year's Read for the Record campaign is coming up on Tuesday, October 21!  Join Jumpstart, United Through Reading and record-breakers all over the world as we read Bunny Cakes by Rosemary Wells for Read for the Record. By participating, you’ll help set a new world record for the Largest … [Read more...]

#UTR25th Photo Challenge

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As United Through Reading works to bridge distances and connect service members with their families at home, we have enjoyed the many times over the last 25 years that our beneficiaries invited us into their homes and shared their special moments and their cherished recordings with us. UTR … [Read more...]

United Through Reading Connects Deployed Service Members with Children at Home

Connecting Parents and Children

Ingrid Herrera-Yee and her three boys relied on United Through Reading to connect them while her husband was deployed. The simple act of reading aloud with Dad helped pull the boys through the difficult season of deployment. Thanks for sharing your family's story with us, Ingrid, for this wonderful … [Read more...]

United Through Reading Holds Inaugural Tribute to Military Families Event in Washington, DC

Keynote speakers Commandant of the Marine Corps General James F. Amos, USMC, and Mrs. Bonnie Amos

United Through Reading held its inaugural Tribute to Military Families event on Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington, DC. The title sponsor for the event was BAE Systems, Inc. The gala celebrated the impact United Through Reading has had over the past 25 years in … [Read more...]

United Through Reading Helps Ease Deployments

USS George HW Bush: All Hands Online - Official Magazine of the U.S. Navy

Thank you to All Hands Magazine and the USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) for this wonderful highlight of the United Through Reading program and how it helps to ease the stress of separation. … [Read more...]

USS Peleliu deploys with United Through Reading onboard

USS Peleliu

The USS PELELIU is taking United Through Reading along with them as they deploy this week. Thanks to CBS8 for this great story. San Diego, California News Station - KFMB Channel 8 - cbs8.com SAN DIEGO (CNS) - The amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu left San Diego this morning for a naval … [Read more...]