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Through our research and program partnerships, we ensure that wherever American military families go, they can always feel connected, supported, and empowered to thrive – in every community, across the nation, and around the globe.
For every Military Appreciation eGift sold 5/1-5/31, Starbucks will donate $5 (evenly split) to Blue Star Families and Operation Gratitude to support our military community.
Our New York Tri-State members took a ranger-guided tour and enjoyed a beach activity at Fort Wadsworth, one of the oldest military installations in the nation. See what else the chapter is up to in The Neighborhood.
Listen to the inspiring stories and encouraging advice in our "Mic'd Up Caregivers" series, a celebration of the Month of the Military Caregiver.
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Feel at home in your community and access the support you and your family need to thrive.
Find resources to navigate life after service — whether you are at the beginning of your transition or years down the road.
Let military and Veteran families know you are here for them and committed to understanding their sacrifice.
Take action to show that military and Veteran families near or far can lean on your organization.
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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Building community, together!
Military Appreciation Month kicks off today, Monday, May 1st! And we couldn’t be more excited because that means the Starbucks Military Appreciation eGifts are finally…Read More
You shared your experiences with us, and we’re sharing them with the world.
Thousands of military and Veteran family members (over 9,000!) took time from busy lives last May, June, and July to share their stories with us. The data you shared allowed our team to dive deep into the issues and identify opportunities for change.
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