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Blue Star Families is the source for all things military family-related. With chapters and members located across the country and around the world, we offer a constantly-growing resource for the media to get in touch with real families, from all branches of service and all walks of life.

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Green Beans Coffee and Blue Star Families Launch Partnership with Military Family Month Round-Up Campaign

November 1, 2019

In honor of military family month this November, Green Beans Coffee will partner with Blue Star Families to support the families of America’s deployed service members. San Rafael, CA – Green Beans Coffee is a decades-long supporter of America’s Service Members…

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National Park Trust Launches Free ParkPassport Mobile App in partnership with Blue Star Families to help Military Families Explore the Outdoors

October 29, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Park Trust (NPT) today announced the launch of its free ParkPassport mobile app in partnership with Blue Star Families (BSF) to provide families across America with easier access to park experiences. This collaboration between NPT…

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Blue Star Families and CSX Partnership Continues Its Mission to Bridge the Military-Civilian Divide in Chicago

October 21, 2019

CHICAGO, IL – The partnership between Blue Star Families and CSX continues its expansion and mission across America with its final 2019 chapter launch Saturday, October 26, 2019, from 11 AM CDT to 1 PM CDT at the Brookfield Zoo…

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Military Nonprofit Announces “Thank You, Military” Sweepstakes in Honor of Military Family Appreciation Month

October 1, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Nominations for the “Thank You, Military” sweepstakes are now open. Together, Blue Star Families and Sleep Number Corporation (NASDAQ: SNBR), the sleep innovation leader, will surprise two active-duty service members, including Guard and Reserves, with a Sleep…

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Blue Star Families and CSX Launch New Community Chapter in Baltimore

July 5, 2019

BALTIMORE, MD. – Blue Star Families and CSX continue their mission across America with the launch of the new CSX Blue Star Community in Baltimore. The Blue Star Families Baltimore Chapter will offer support to more than 100,000 military members…

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Blue Star Families and CSX Launch New Tennessee Community Chapter as Part of a Broader Initiative to Bridge the Military-Civilian Divide Across U.S.

June 22, 2019

NASHVILLE, TN. – Blue Star Families and CSX continue their mission across America with the launch of the new CSX Blue Star Community here in Tennessee. This Blue Star Families Tennessee Chapter will offer support to more than 100,000 military…

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BSF In the News

Millions of Americans Face Food Insecurity. The Biden Administration Must Make Helping Them a Priority

December 23, 2020

 As 2020 draws to a close, and as we break bread with our loved ones this holiday season, we might consider turning our thoughts and prayers towards our neighbors who aren’t so lucky. In the richest country on earth, approximately…

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New Initiative to Tackle Racial Inequality Faced by Military Families

December 22, 2020

The nonprofit Blue Star Families recently debuted a million-dollar Racial Equity Initiative to diversify the military- and veteran-service organization communities and ensure that military families of color feel connected, included, and as though they belong. “Through five impact areas—research and…

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Park City American Legion Post Lays Wreaths at the Graves of Veterans

December 22, 2020

Members of the Park City American Legion chapter laid wreaths at the graves of veterans at the Park City Cemetery.  “Remember, Honor, Teach” is the motto of the national Wreaths Across America program. Although this is the first year the…

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Here’s how Fort Bragg is helping struggling military families during COVID-19 pandemic 

December 18, 2020

Initially, Rachel Szabo was hesitant to seek help from the Armed Services YMCA’s food pantry on Fort Bragg after she lost her job in July.  After all, she said, she’s a college graduate and does not consider her family to…

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Why are military families showing up at food banks? 

December 17, 2020

Even a year ago, more than one out of 10 military families said they were having trouble getting enough food. The pandemic has added to the problem and food banks say they are seeing the effect.  The New York Times…

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New program aims to study impact of racial inequality on military families and veterans

December 17, 2020

An advocacy group kicked off a $1 million initiative Wednesday to study the impact of racial inequality on military families and veterans. “The military community is not immune to the injustices and injuries of … systemic racism,” Ingrid Herrera-Yee, a…

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