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Blue Star Families Announces $10 Million Gift from MacKenzie Scott

March 23, 2022

The largest single gift in organization’s history will help reach hundreds of thousands more military and veteran families across the country. WASHINGTON, DC – Blue Star Families (BSF), a national nonprofit dedicated to supporting military families and strengthening communities, today…

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Blue Star Families Applauds Congress for Inclusion of Funding for Military Spouse Employment Study in National Defense Authorization Act

December 22, 2021

Senators Raphael Warnock (D-GA) and Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), Representative Marilyn Strickland (D-WA) Championed the Bipartisan Effort to Support Military Spouse Employment Washington, DC (December 22, 2021) — Blue Star Families (BSF), the nation’s largest non-profit dedicated to supporting military families…

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Operation Gratitude, Blue Star Families, and Starbucks Join Forces to Support Military Mental Health and Bring Communities Together

May 3, 2021

PRESS RELEASE- for immediate release   Operation Gratitude, Blue Star Families, and Starbucks Join Forces to Support Military Mental Health and Bring Communities Together We don’t have to tell you that 2020 was an unprecedented year. Between the (ongoing) pandemic…

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Blue Star Families and Sleep Number Team Up to Honor and Support Military Families During Challenging Times

December 9, 2020

For the sixth consecutive year, Blue Star Families and Sleep Number joined forces to honor and support the health and wellbeing of military families across the country by offering solutions for better quality sleep. During this NFL season, Sleep Number…

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Ford Proud to Honor Program Will Donate $3.5 Million to Military Charities This Holiday Season

November 9, 2020

DEARBORN, Mich., Nov. 9, 2020 – This holiday season, Ford dealers and Ford Motor Company are stepping up their support for U.S. military heroes by donating $3.5 million to military charities. The initiative is an extension of the company’s Proud…

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Military Nonprofit Announces “Thank You, Military” Sweepstakes and Other Exciting Initiatives in Honor of Military Family Appreciation Month

October 2, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As they have for the past six years, Blue Star Families and Sleep Number Corporation (Nasdaq: SNBR) are joining forces this NFL season to support the health and wellness of military families.Together they will surprise two military…

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BSF In the News

Hawaii military families complain of chemical smell, oily sheen in tap water as jet fuel leaks into supply

December 5, 2021

Military volunteer families have set up a donation operation to help relocate hundreds of residents after jet fuel leaked into the water supply on several military bases in Hawaii. Residents in Navy-owned housing at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam found the tap water had an oily…

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Operation Handshake: Military members, vets welcomed home at Ford airport

November 24, 2021

A tradition that takes place at the Gerald R. Ford International Airport the day before Thanksgiving is Operation Handshake. For the 6th year, military members and veterans received a warm welcome home from a group gathered at the airport. It’s…

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The fight to feed America’s food-insecure military members

November 24, 2021

Thanksgiving is a time when Americans come together with food, family and friends. But for many people, money is tight and times are hard. It’s forced them to rely on food banks and donations just to put food on the…

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Vista Outdoor Foundation Announces 2021 Grant Partners, Ten Non-Profit Organizations to Receive Funding to Advance their Mission

November 17, 2021

ANOKA, Minn., Nov. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The Vista Outdoor Foundation (the “Foundation”), the philanthropic partner of Vista Outdoor Inc. (NYSE: VSTO), is pleased to announce that ten non-profit organizations were selected by its Board of Directors to receive a total of over $600,000 in grants…

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Active duty servicemembers face food insecurity

November 17, 2021

A new report released by Blue Star Families showed that at least 160,000 active-duty service members don’t know where their next meal will come from. Feeding America has more than 200 locations in the United States, a survey showed that about half of their…

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Pentagon Moves to Help Military Families Struggling With Rising Costs

November 17, 2021

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said Wednesday that he’s ordering measures to help military families struggling to manage rising housing and food prices, calling the costs of basic goods a “readiness issue” for the U.S. military. Austin said he’s temporarily raising…

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