United Through Reading launches new PSA awareness campaign

Jul 27, 2020

No Matter the Distance PSA highlights military families staying connected United Through Reading is proud to launch our PSA, “No Matter the Distance”, with 1st Degree, a Moore company, as our named PSA agency of record. 1st Degree will lead strategy, creative, media placement, reporting and analytics to advance United Through Reading’s mission of ensuring […]

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United Through Reading and Elva Resa Publishing Partner to Deliver Digital Books to Service Members During COVID-19

May 28, 2020

United Through Reading and Elva Resa Publishing announced a new partnership today to ensure service members with limited or no access to physical books can still remain connected to their families through the United Through Reading App and digital copies of Elva Resa books. United Through Reading provides recording capabilities for military parents to make […]

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Reader’s Digest Foundation Donates $2 Million to United Through Reading in Support of Military Families

May 20, 2020

Foundation is Keystone Sponsor of READiness 365 Campaign, promoting literacy for military families during this unprecedented time NEW YORK (May 20, 2020) – The Reader’s Digest Foundation announced today its commitment of $2 million to United Through Reading, a nonprofit organization dedicated to connecting military families who are separated—for deployment or military assignment—by providing the […]

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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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