Posts by Joanna Guldin

Here’s How BSF’s Largest Volunteer Activation EVER Went Down

This year, Veterans Day was a sleepy Sunday. But for 179 Blue Star Families Volunteer Ambassadors, it was an early morning filled with… coffee. Across the US, they woke up, put on a limited edition Blue Star Families + Starbucks shirt and headed to their neighborhood Starbucks to say thank you. (And drink coffee, of…

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#OptOutside with BSF This Black Friday… and Win!

Thanksgiving leaves you feeling full (and honestly, kind of gross) after a day of turkey, stuffing, all the trimmings, and pie. (Lots of pie!) Solution: Get moving outside instead of heading to the mall! Take the dog for a walk. Enjoy a hike. Pump up the bike tires and explore your neighborhood. You’ll immediately feel…

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Blue Star Families Receives Grant from Boeing to Grow Military Family Support Communities

Washington, D.C. (Nov. 19, 2018) – Blue Star Families announced their partnership with Boeing in 2019 to help reduce the isolation of veteran and military families through location-based communities. As the largest community-based military family non-profit in the country, Blue Star Families has established over 35 locations nationwide. Their more than 1.5 million military family…

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Here’s What You Should Know About TRICARE’s Open Enrollment

PSA: If you think the term “open season” has something to do with hunting and that “FEDVIP” is some weird reference to an important federal employee, you need to read this Health care is one of those things that most military families don’t have to think about very often. We have coverage. If we don’t…

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CSX Blue Star Communities: Connecting Military Families to their Neighbors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE       Contact: Chaitali Patel, Blue Star Families Chief External Affairs Officer Email: [email protected] CSX Blue Star Communities: Connecting Military Families to their Neighbors CSX and Blue Star Families launch a national initiative to bring civilian and military families together and in turn strengthen our nation as a whole. Washington, D.C. (Nov. 9,…

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National Non-profit Partners with Starbucks to Better Serve the Military Community

National Non-profit Partners with Starbucks to Better Serve the Military Community Blue Star Families and Starbucks team up on Veterans Day Washington, D.C.– Today, national military families non-profit, Blue Star Families, announced a special partnership on Veterans Day with Starbucks, who has pledged to donate 15 cents to Blue Star Families for every brewed cup…

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