Blue Star Stories
Welcome to our blog where you'll find the stories from the lives of our Blue Star Families.
Last year, life changed for all of us.
It’s been one year since COVID-19 was declared a global health emergency — within a week Blue Star Families launched a major initiative to help you through it. Under the…Read More
Meet Hannah: #BSFBeatCOVID19
Meet Hannah: #BSFBeatCOVID19 Meet Hannah. She and her husband are Army veterans. Today, Hannah serves in the Army Reserve and she’s also a labor and delivery nurse and mom to…Read More
Meet Amy: #BSFBeatCOVID19
Meet Amy: #BSFBeatCOVID19 Meet Amy. She’s an Army spouse, mom of two, and a registered nurse. Throughout her career, Amy has worked in a number of diverse nursing roles—from pediatric…Read More
Meet Leah: #BSFBeatCOVID19
Meet Leah: #BSFBeatCOVID19 Meet Leah. She’s a Navy spouse, mom of two, and Blue Star Families staff member. Since the pandemic, she’s faced an especially difficult road, with her husband…Read More
Blue Star Community Changemaker: Meet Erica
Blue Star Community Changemaker: Meet Erica Delivered by CSX Pride in Service Did you know that 22% of military spouses are unemployed? That’s three times higher than the national…Read More
January 2021 Newsletter
PCS Prep with Lauren Lauren, a certified professional organizer and Army spouse, took over our Facebook page to give her best organizing tips and tricks for #PCSPrep. Watch her video…Read More
Honoring Service Members at Starbucks this Holiday Season
2020 has been quite the year. While we all knew the holidays would likely look different this year, one thing hasn’t changed: Many military families are once again spending the…Read More
December 2020 Newsletter
Help Us Make a Difference in 2021 As we close out this crazy year of twists and turns, I hope you’ll consider including Blue Star Families among the charities you…Read More
Movies Anywhere Brings Military Families Together for Movie Night!
Serving in the military often requires long bouts of time away for deployments, training missions, and temporary duty assignments. During their military service, service members and their families often endure…Read More