United Through Reading Launches Mobile App

May 16, 2019

Washington, D.C.  – United Through Reading launched their new app last night at the sixth annual Tribute to Military Families in Washington, DC. Celebrating 30 years of service to military families, United Through Reading (UTR) honored Representative Rob Wittman (VA-01), Mrs. Ellyn Dunford, and Mr. Cal Turner Jr., former Chairman and CEO of Dollar General, […]

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An Incredible Night at Tribute to Military Families

May 16, 2019

Last night we kicked off our 30 year anniversary at our 6th Annual Tribute to Military Families by saluting our beneficiaries, honoring our supporters, and launching our new app. Brianna Keilar of CNN served as the master of ceremonies for the evening, sharing how books connect her military family during her husband’s deployments. We honored […]

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Dollar General Literacy Foundation Named As United Through Reading’s “Books for Ownership” Sponsor

Nov 12, 2018

SAN DIEGO, CA November 12, 2018 – Dollar General Literacy Foundation announced today that they awarded $150,000 to United Through Reading to help advance literacy opportunities for military families. The Dollar General Literacy Foundation’s generous donation will enable United Through Reading to purchase and distribute approximately 15,500 books to military units and commands around the […]

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Military Non-Profit United Through Reading Unveils Mobile Story Station and honors the Berenstain Family and Alex G. Kelley at 10th Annual Storybook Ball

Nov 11, 2018

SAN DIEGO, CA — November 10, 2018 — United Through Reading hosted the 10th Annual Storybook Ball on November 10 in San Diego, CA. The annual Storybook Ball brings together corporate executives, senior military leaders, long-time supporters, and military families in celebration of the meaningful connections UTR fosters for military families facing physical separation. Keynote […]

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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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