Carter’s Charitable Foundation Impacts Military Families Worldwide

Dec 7, 2022

Read-aloud storytime is a crucial component in children’s healthy development and essential for literacy skills. According to a National Academies of Sciences study, reading stories aloud is associated with positive child outcomes in emotional, behavioral, cognitive, and social competence. For our longtime partner Carter’s, the well-being of children and families is their core focus. They […]

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International Volunteer Day: Grateful is an Understatement

Dec 5, 2022

From the desk of Tim Farrell, CEO:  How does one appropriately express gratitude to those who do so much without asking for anything in return? Take United Through Reading volunteer Cori Trumbull for instance. Cori is a military spouse who has adopted #UTR as a mission to which she devotes her valuable time, energy, and […]

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Veterans Day in the Classroom with UTR

Nov 23, 2022

This year, United Through Reading celebrated Veterans Day with 650 classrooms from preschool through high school seniors around the world with a virtual Story Time with a Service Member.   United Through Reading spread the word to educators about the program via social media for weeks leading up to Veterans Day. Teachers from over 200 schools […]

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Highlights from Storybook Ball 2022

Nov 9, 2022

United Through Reading’s 14th annual Storybook Ball was a memorable evening. The gala took place last weekend in San Diego bringing together nearly three hundred corporate executives, senior military leaders, long-time supporters, and military families to celebrate the connections United Through Reading enables for military service members, no matter their distance. We are thrilled to […]

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Preview our 14th Annual Storybook Ball

Nov 5, 2022

United Through Reading’s 14th annual Storybook Ball takes place on November, 5, 2022 in San Diego. The gala brings together San Diego’s community of corporate executives, senior military leaders, long-time supporters, and military families to celebrate the connections United Through Reading enables for military service members, no matter their distance. Here’s what to expect at […]

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We did it: Read for the Record

Nov 1, 2022

Big Dreams were achieved with United Through Reading during this year’s Read for the Record campaign. Read for the Record, organized by Jumpstart, is the world’s largest shared reading experience to celebrate children’s early language and social-emotional development. United Through Reading lead readings at 30 locations, including the Armed Services YMCA in Hampton Roads, VA. […]

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Read for the Record with United Through Reading

Oct 25, 2022

It’s not too late to join United Through Reading to Read for the Record this Thursday, October 27, 2022.  Read for the Record, organized by Jumpstart, is the world’s largest shared reading experience to celebrate children’s early language and social-emotional development.  Tim Farrell, CEO of United Through Reading, says, “we’re excited to partner with Jumpstart to […]

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Fall Road Show is Underway

Oct 18, 2022

United Through Reading’s Fall Road Show is underway on the East Coast! The Mobile Story Station East will be on the road for a week and a half traveling throughout Virginia. We’ll be visiting military families at nine events throughout the state. The journey is designed for United Through Reading to connect with military families […]

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Navy Family utilizes UTR for a decade of deployments

Oct 13, 2022

Happy 247th Birthday to the United States Navy! Let’s celebrate their big day by getting to know the Ions; they are United Through Reading users and a proud Navy family! “We love the Navy,” explains Ari Ion. Her husband, LCPO Jeremy Ion, is assigned to the USS Roosevelt. He geobatches (when a military family decides […]

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UTR set to visit Army Ten-Miler

Oct 6, 2022

On your mark. Get set. Go! United Through Reading will be alongside runners in the Army Ten-Miler for the first time in its year 38 tradition.  United Through Reading’s Mobile Story Station will be stationed on the expo floor on Friday, October 7, 2002, and Saturday, October 8, 2022, near our longstanding and Mobile Story […]

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