Thank you to our stalwart investing partners, who enable us to maximize our reach and keep families connected through the time honored tradition of storytime.
Sponsors are listed in order of total lifetime giving.
The Reader’s Digest Foundation is dedicated to improving children’s literacy and educational success. Reader’s Digest Foundation generously serves as the Keystone Sponsor of our READiness365 campaign aimed at bolstering military family readiness through daily reading, no matter the distance.
United Through Reading (UTR) and BAE Systems have been partnering to keep service members connected to the children in their lives through the power or storytime since 2009. With BAE Systems’ generous support, UTR is able to reach more military families with our Mobile Story Station, our branded van equipped with a comfortable recording studio and children’s library.
For over two decades, UTR has partnered with USAA, USAA Federal Savings Bank, and The USAA Foundation to provide family connections with shared storytime during military-related separations. In 2020, USAA became our COVID-19 Response Partner, helping us connect military families during challenging quarantine periods, extended & short-notice deployments, and Restriction of Movement orders.
A joint effort between PGA TOUR, Inc., PGA TOUR Charities, Inc., and the PGA TOUR’s TPC Network, Birdies for the Brave is a global military outreach initiative dedicated to honoring and expressing gratitude to the members of the U.S. Armed Forces and their families. UTR has proudly served as a military homefront charity since 2008, and is represented by player supporter Scott Stallings.
Northrop Grumman is dedicated to serving the Nation’s men and women in uniform and their families. Northrop Grumman partners with United Through Reading to ensure military-connected children are introduced to STEM through children’s literature, building foundational skills needed for academic success and an interest in STEM learning.
Carter's cares about the well-being of all babies and kids and uses their core strengths and resources to bring about meaningful and positive change. Since 2013, the Carter’s Charitable Foundation has donated to United Through Reading to ensure military children can share storytime with their service member even if separated by oceans, continents, and time zones.
Dollar General Literacy Foundation is committed to supporting literacy and education programs. As our “Books for Ownership” Sponsor, they annually support the literacy development of thousands of military children. We partner to provide new, quality books, the cornerstone of our program, to military connected children throughout the country and on military installations overseas.
As the overseer of her husband’s estate and guardian of his legacy, Audrey Geisel championed the integrity of her husband’s legacy and literature. Mrs. Geisel served as a UTR Honorary Board Member and Honorary Advisor; following her death she is acknowledged for her support in memoriam. UTR honors an author with The Audrey Geisel Friend of Military Children Award annually at Storybook Ball.
Veterans United Foundation’s belief in giving back to Veterans and military families who have sacrificed so much for the country has inspired support for United Through Reading since 2016. Our partnership has allowed United Through Reading to expand the number of Story Stations in specific geographic locations and serve National Guard and Reserve families.