Craig Newmark New York Tri-State Chapter

Welcome to the New York Tri-State Chapter!

Hello, friend!

Thank you for visiting YOUR Blue Star Families Chapter page! The New York Tri-State Chapter has such a singular style and so many unique opportunities to enjoy our city’s treasures, together. From a walk through beautiful Central Park to a night on the town seeing a Broadway show or watching the NYC Fleet Week’s Parade of Ships from Fort Hamilton’s iconic viewpoint, there is always something to appreciate about the Big Apple and its surrounding areas.

Blue Star Families has partnered with organizations that want to support our military families and offer fun, free events. These opportunities are a great way to make the most of your time here and connect you to your community. Be sure to like our Chapter Facebook page to stay current on all of the upcoming programming and meet-ups.

Looking forward to seeing you soon!

Allyson Harasimowicz
New York/Tri-State Chapter Director
[email protected]

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Blue Star Families Events

Great Basin National Park Virtual Tour of Lehman Caves

Another virtual national park event is headed your way, and this one includes caves and a flying mammal! Can you guess where we’re headed? Click the link to learn more and register to save your…

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Starbucks Virtual Halloween

Tuesday, October 27th @ 4:30PM ET – Happy Halloween! Let’s get together for a virtual Kahoot! and Trivia Game Night to celebrate! Join Blue Star Families of the New York Tri-State Area and the Starbucks…

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Resources & News

Local BSF


A course for developing an understanding of the problem of suicide in the United States, and learn how to identify a veteran who might be at risk. Become empowered to play a vital role in suicide prevention. Using the simple steps of S.A.V.E., we can all make a difference.



National BSF

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We’re listening and working to ensure that you have the chance for a fulfilling career during your military journey.

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As we’ve seen over the past few weeks, information relating to the COVID-19 pandemic develops rapidly. In order to help the BSF community adapt and overcome the challenges presented by COVID-19, we would like to hear how your community is responding to this crisis.