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United Through Reading Selected as Finalist in ESET’s Nonprofit Pitch Fest

Oct 12, 2017

(San Diego, CA) – October 12, 2017 – United Through Reading (UTR) was named a Finalist in ESET’s Nonprofit Pitch Fest and will receive a $2,000 cash prize. UTR applied for funds from ESET in order support quarterly reading campaigns which include distribution of a variety of age-appropriate Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) books. […]

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Reaching More Families

Sep 11, 2017

Thanks to your support, United Through Reading has added 21 recording locations to our growing list this year. Those new locations are in 12 states and four different countries around the globe. Below are a few highlights; thank you again for helping us bring storytime home to the military children who need us the most. […]

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2016 Annual Report | Impacting more than 2 million lives.

Aug 16, 2017

With the help of our dedicated donors and supporters, we surpassed two million beneficiaries in 2016!   In United Through Reading’s 2016 Annual Report, you can learn how you helped us reach this huge milestone and how your support impacted military families across the globe. Here are some highlights: 889 UTR videos were made by Sailors on […]

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4 Standing Ovations at 4th Tribute to Military Families

Jun 1, 2017

Last Wednesday evening, United Through Reading (UTR) hosted our 4th Annual Tribute to Military Families in Washington, D.C., and it was a tremendous success; our best yet! Nearly 300 guests — including more than 25 flag and general officers and senior enlisted leaders — gathered together to celebrate our military families and gave four different […]

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United Through Reading’s Tribute to Military Families

Jan 31, 2017

  United Through Reading’s fourth annual Tribute to Military families will give recognition to the corporate, public policy, and military leaders whose support is vital to mission delivery and will highlight our 40 Million Stories Campaign. Nearly a quarter of a million children in U.S. military families go to bed each night missing out on […]

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What a night! The 2016 Storybook Ball.

Nov 17, 2016

The 8th Annual Storybook Ball held in Coronado, California, was a grand success! Thanks to our dedicated supporters, generous donors, passionate board members, advocates and volunteers, and Storybook Ball Event Chairman Charlie Van Vechten, United Through Reading raised more than $250,000 to support our mission of connecting military families through the powerful and bonding experience […]

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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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