We empower families to thrive as they serve. We are committed to strengthening military families by connecting them with their neighbors to create vibrant communities of mutual support.
This holiday season, will you pledge your support for military families and join the fight to combat military hunger? Donate today!
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BLUE STAR WELCOME WEEK 2022
What a journey! Catch the replay of our Journey to Welcome during the biggest week of the year. We hope to see you next year during Blue Star Welcome Week as we build a greater sense of community for military and Veteran families everywhere!
Looking for the inside scoop on the latest Blue Star Families has to offer military families? Visit the Neighborhood to find out about our upcoming events, get connected to a local chapter, access your FREE benefits, and so much more!
"I came to the Blue Star Families START book club program as a participant and stayed as a facilitator because I saw first-hand how powerful the family and community connections were."
Courtney, NCR Storyteller START Family
"We've always told our kids to leave a place better than how you found it. With Blue Star Families, we can show them how to do just that.”
Liz, Marine Corps Spouse
"They allow us to come together with other military families; to interact with our civilian community. We have had opportunities to educate each other and build friendships that are so important to surviving military life."
Jessica, Air Force Spouse
"Being a part of Blue Star Families, with all of the programs and resources available, has truly changed my life.”
Misty, Coast Guard Spouse
"When my husband returned home from a deployment wounded, the transition was a struggle. Then I attended a Blue Star Families Caregiver Empowering Caregivers event. After that, Blue Star Families had my support for a lifetime."
Tai, Army Veteran, Army Spouse, Military Caregiver
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Warm hearts. Cozy. Joyful.
What words describe your holiday season? While I hope “bah humbug” isn’t the first that jumps to mind, I know this time of year can be a real challenge for many military families – especially if you’re missing loved ones, whether due to distance or deployment.
Military Family Facts
SENSE OF BELONGING
received hard orders two months or less before relocating
do not feel a sense of belonging to their local civilian community
feel welcome in their local civilian community