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Blue Star Museums Offers Free Admission to Military Families at 2000+ Museums Nationwide

May 26, 2016

NEA Chairman Jane Chu and Blue Star Families CEO Kathy Roth-Douquet announced the seventh annual launch of Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to the nation’s active duty military personnel including National Guard and Reserve and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day 2016.

Blue Star Families Study Reveals Impact of Military Spouse Employment Challenges

May 25, 2016

 Analysis estimates social cost of unemployment and underemployment at $710 million to $1.07 billion WASHINGTON, May 25, 2016 – Blue Star Families has announced the results of a study putting…

Blue Star Families Hosts Books on Bases Event for U.S. Military Families in Colorado and Washington

May 20, 2016

Five hundred U.S. military children and their parents stationed throughout the Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM) area participated in a Blue Star Families’ Books on Bases program, coordinated with support from The Walt Disney Company.

New Mobile App to Expand Support for Military Families

May 19, 2016

Blue Star Families works with Verve to reach military families no matter where they are. SAN DIEGO, CA – May 19, 2016 – Blue Star Families (BSF), an organization that…

Blue Star Families Joins First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden to Support Hiring and Training Military Spouses

May 16, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 5, 2016 Washington, DC –Blue Star Families (BSF) was recognized by the First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden as one of more than 50…

Happy Mother’s Day!

May 8, 2016

Did you know that Blue Star Families’ staff and volunteer Chapter Directors are made up of mostly women? In fact, most of us are moms, and it seems like we’re…

Research

April 27, 2016

Research Pulse Check – Military and Veteran Families’ Pre-Holiday Financial Needs This poll sought to identify immediate pre-holiday financial needs among those facing financial hardship, understand how and/or if they…

Blue Star Families Launches the 2016 annual Military Family Lifestyle Survey

April 26, 2016

Military community is asked to participate San Diego, CA – Blue Star Families announces the launch of the 2016 annual Military Family Lifestyle Survey (aMFLS), available online now at bluestarfam.org/survey.…

Starbucks + BSF San Diego Art Supply Drive

April 23, 2016

In recognition of month of the military child, the San Diego Community worked with Starbucks to create an art supply drive at over 200 Starbucks locations across San Diego and Orange…