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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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Worn in the USA: Ford ‘Proud to Honor’ Merchandise Sales to Benefit DAV (Disabled American Veterans), Blue Star Families

September 9, 2020

DEARBORN, Mich. – To further its Proud to Honor initiative and strengthen its decades-long relationship with the U.S. military, Ford today is launching an online store stocked with merchandise to raise money for two nonprofit military organizations. Ford will give…

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USAA Provides Assistance to Military Families Impacted by the COVID-19 Pandemic

August 20, 2020

ENCINITAS, CA – Today as part of a historic commitment by USAA’s Military Family Relief Initiative, Blue Star Families will receive $500,000  to assist military and families during these challenging economic times. The donation will allow the organization to conduct…

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Blue Star Families & Spiritune Partner to Engage Military Families in Self-Care During COVID-19 Crisis

May 6, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As part of Military Appreciation Month and Mental Health Awareness Month, Blue Star Families and Spiritune have announced a new partnership that gives military families complimentary access to the Spiritune app, which was created to help manage…

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Military Nonprofit Announces “Sleep Well, MilKid” Sweepstakes in Honor of Month of the Military Child

April 1, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Entry for the “Sleep Well, MilKid” sweepstakes are now open. Together, Blue Star Families and Sleep Number Corporation, a purpose-driven company in the health and wellness space, will give away 100 Sleep Kits as part of Month…

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Blue Star Families Announces New Board Members

February 11, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Blue Star Families, a nonprofit dedicated to strengthening military families by connecting them with their neighbors, today announces the addition of three new members to the Board of Directors. Appointments include Bryan Tucker, Vice President of Corporate…

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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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