Blue Star Stories

Welcome to our blog where you'll find the stories from the lives of our Blue Star Families.

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August 2020 Newsletter

July 31, 2020

2 New Chapters Sponsored by CSX! We have two upcoming virtual Chapter launch events—one in Dayton (August 17 – 21), and one in Tampa (August 24 – 28). Stay tuned…

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Need a Safe Summer Activity? Try This!

July 22, 2020

While the summer means a break from virtual learning and homeschooling efforts, it also represents new challenges. Travel bans are lifting, and PCSing has started. Your home, including toys and…

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July 2020 Newsletter

June 30, 2020

Jolly Time Helps Troops This Summer We’re honored to be selected by Jolly Time Pop Corn as a beneficiary of its “Help Our Troops” campaign! Show your support by voting…

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How Blue Star Nation Thanked Starbucks in a BIG Way for Supporting the Well-Being of MilFams & Veterans

June 17, 2020

Did you know May was Military Appreciation Month and Mental Health Awareness Month? A suitable combination as military families, and everyone else in the country, hunkered down at home to…

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June 2020 Newsletter

May 28, 2020

Serving Those Who Serve Now through June 1, when you send a Starbucks eGift, for any amount, Starbucks will sweeten the pot by donating $5 split evenly between Blue Star…

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The #HomeHaircutChallenge: A Closer Look at the Virtual Fundraiser to Support Blue Star Families

May 1, 2020

By now, we’re sure you’ve heard the news about our #HomeHaircutChallenge, right? But, maybe you’re asking why? Why did we create such a thing?  And the answer is pretty simple. …

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May 2020 Newsletter

April 30, 2020

#HomeHaircutChallenge We asked you to join the fun, and you’ve #NailedIt! We’re loving all of the #HomeHaircutChallenge photos and videos you’re tagging Blue Star Families in on social media. Keep…

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Check Out the Great Things Blue Star Families Volunteers are Doing During COVID19

April 24, 2020

One bright spot in today’s trying times is seeing people come together to support their fellow community members—from the essential workers to the immunosuppressed, and others in need. Now, if…

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5 Winning Achievements of Our Volunteers (So Far in 2020!)

April 23, 2020

Did you know that April is Global Volunteer Month? And not only that, but this week (April 19-25) is National Volunteer Appreciation Week! While life looks different for us all…

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