Latest from Blue Star Families

American Military Partner Association Gala

September 29, 2016 by Jenny Felsen

Each year, AMPA hosts an inspiring and all-inclusive gala in Washington, D.C. to share significant legislative milestones and other successes in the LGBT military community. BSF served as a Community Sponsor for the West Coast Gala.

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How do you make a little go a long way?

September 26, 2016 by Jenny Felsen

If you have a Federal employee, retiree or government contractor in your family - military, postal or civilian - and are looking for ways to give back to the military community, please enroll in the campaign before December 15th and designate Blue Star Families, #95243.

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Why you should be using the Headspace app (for free!) 

September 26, 2016 by Jenny Felsen

Who wouldn’t want to be more relaxed, mindful, focused, smarter, patient and kinder?! The geniuses over at Headspace created an incredibly accessible, quick, and easy to use meditation tool—and it is FREE for our members!

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3 Ways Your Military Family Can THRIVE This Fall

September 26, 2016 by Jenny Felsen

Eat well, and save money with a free Thrive Market Membership. It’s the season of pumpkin spice everything, Halloween candy, and tailgating. Enjoy this magical time of year, but try swapping out some of your favorites with organic versions.

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AND THE WINNERS ARE…

September 15, 2016 by Bethany Harrell

10 lucky military kid artists were randomly selected from amongst all the qualified entries in our Way Cool Creativity Contest.

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THE SUMMER READING CONTEST HAS ENDED BUT THE FUN CONTINUES!

September 13, 2016 by Bethany Harrell

10 lucky military kid readers were randomly selected from amongst all the entries in our reading contest.

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The Power of a Book

September 1, 2016 by Jenny Felsen

Summer is winding down and school buses are back on their routes. Perhaps now you have an hour to yourself during the day or time when the kids are doing homework? Challenge yourself to pick up a book.

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Tired of your kids spending time in front of a screen?

September 1, 2016 by Jenny Felsen

Experience the magic of live theater with your family this year at a Blue Star Theater. We have you covered from coast to coast! Here are but a few of the many family friendly productions that will be hitting the stage in the coming months.

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Online Safety for Military Families

August 29, 2016 by Jenny Felsen

Social media is an integral part of our daily lives. It is especially important for military families, allowing us to stay in touch with friends and family that may be thousands of miles away.

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Blue Star Families awarded $900,000 to help military spouses find employment

August 25, 2016 by Bethany Harrell

Grant from the Schultz Family Foundation to support programs connecting military spouses to career and networking opportunities Washington, DC – Blue Star Families has been selected as the recipient of a $900,000 grant from the Schultz Family Foundation to connect military spouses with employers and careers. Spouses of military service members possess a unique ability […]

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