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


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

BAE Systems

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


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

Motorola Solutions Foundation

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...]

National Military Appreciation Month


by National Military Appreciation Month ( As a nation, we observe and participate in various national cultural and social awareness events through mass media attention and educational curriculum. However, we have not allocated appropriate recognition of the most important presence in … [Read more...]

United Through Reading Celebrates National Volunteer Week April 21 – 27

April 21--27, 2013  is National Volunteer Week, when organizations across the country honor and recognize the people who dedicate themselves to accomplishing extraordinary things through service.  Volunteers are the core of United Through Reading's ability to promote and deliver our programs, and we … [Read more...]

National Volunteer Week, April 21 — 27: Letter from Sally Ann Zoll

Dear United Through Reading Volunteers, On behalf of the Board of Trustees, the Senior Leadership Council, and the staff of United Through Reading, THANK YOU for your faithful and devoted service to supporting the men and women of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, Coast Guard, and National … [Read more...]

April is the Month of the Military Child

Jenny Lynne

Navy Dad Connects With Kids Courtesy of USO and United Through Reading Here’s How United Through Reading is making a Difference By Eric Brandner, “I’m a giraffe and I bend my neck. Can you do it?” It’s not what you expect to hear from a public affairs officer. But this isn’t a normal … [Read more...]

United Through Reading Receives its Fifth Consecutive Four-Star Rating from Charity Navigator

Charity Navigator 4-star Rating

United Through Reading has recently received its fifth consecutive Four-Star rating from Charity Navigator, the nation's leading charity rating agency according to Kiplinger's Financial Magazine, Forbes and Business Week. In 2011, Charity Navigator evaluated 5500 charities-ten times the number of … [Read more...]

Hotel del Coronado 125th Birthday Celebration

Pictured are board members Fran Holian, Sally Ann Zoll, Cathy Spetter, Debbie Bell and Dwayne Junker.

Hotel del Coronado in Coronado, CA is celebrating its 125th birthday in 2013 and the kick off birthday celebration was held on the Windsor Lawn of the hotel yesterday.   Barry Brown, Director of Marketing for the hotel, RADM Dixon Smith, Commander Naval Region Southwest, United Through Reading CEO … [Read more...]