This Veteran’s Day a San Diego-Based National Nonprofit Celebrates More than 2 Million Military Men, Women, and Children Connected Through Traveling Bedtime Stories

Nov 6, 2017

San Diego (November 6, 2017) – This Veteran’s Day, Saturday, Nov. 11, San Diego-based, national nonprofit, United Through Reading will celebrate 28 years of delivering bedtime stories to military families and more than 2 million beneficiaries served at the 9th annual Storybook Ball in Coronado, California. The black tie gala will host supporters from across […]

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United Through Reading Day

Nov 15, 2016

PROCLAMATION Presented by Supervisor Greg Cox HONORING UNITED THROUGH READING WHEREAS, United Through Reading was founded in 1989 by the wife of a Naval flight surgeon who was deployed when their daughter was an infant and he returned home to find his daughter didn’t recognize him; and WHEREAS, United Through Reading helps active duty service […]

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United Through Reading Honors Congresswoman Susan Davis (CA-53) and Carter’s Charitable Foundation at 8th Annual Storybook Ball in Coronado on November 12

Nov 8, 2016

San Diego (November 8, 2016) – This Saturday, Nov. 12, United Through Reading will celebrate 27 years of service to military families at the 8th annual Storybook Ball in Coronado. The annual gala, now in its eighth year, will host United Through Reading supporters from across the nation, including business and military leaders, elected officials, […]

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Reader’s Digest Foundation Supports Military Families With $125,000 Donation to United Through Reading

Nov 1, 2016

SAN DIEGO, CA – November 1, 2016 – Reader’s Digest Foundation awards United Through Reading (UTR) with a $125,000 grant to offer U.S. military family members the opportunity to stay connected through video-recorded bedtime stories while separated by deployment, training, or active-duty assignment. The grant is part of the four year R.E.A.D. Together campaign launched […]

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United Through Reading Awarded Congressional Medal of Honor Society’s Inaugural Community Service Hero Award

Mar 29, 2016

On Friday, March 25, 2016, United Through Reading proudly accepted the Congressional Medal of Honor Society’s inaugural Community Service Hero Award at a ceremony at Joint-Base Myer-Henderson Hall on National Medal of Honor Day. United Through Reading (UTR) is the first to receive the ‘Community Service Hero Award,’ which was created by the Congressional Medal […]

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United Through Reading Named Recipient of 2015 Library of Congress Literacy Award

Oct 27, 2015

San Diego (October 27, 2015) – San Diego based nonprofit, United Through Reading®, has been selected to receive the 2015 American Prize of the Library of Congress Literacy Awards Program, awarding the nonprofit $50,000. United Through Reading has been selected for having made a significant and measurable contribution to increasing literacy levels and the national […]

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USS Midway Establishes Foundation Awards $210,000 to Local Organizations

Nov 7, 2011

Twelve years ago, the USS Midway began its final “deployment” as a museum. Today, it’s the sixth most popular museum of any type in America, according to Tripdadvisor. That success has spawned a new organization, the USS Midway Foundation. Later this month, the Foundation will award its first charitable grants totaling $210,000 to support ten […]

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