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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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BSF Press Releases

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

Complimentary app for military families to help manage emotional health and well-being 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…

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 1, 2020 CONTACT: Michele Bradfield, Blue Star Families, [email protected], 706-304-6822 Military Nonprofit Announces “Sleep Well, MilKid” Sweepstakes in Honor of Month of the Military Child Blue Star Families and Sleep Number® to support and strengthen military…

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Blue Star Families Announces New Board Members

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 Communications…

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Blue Star Families’ Salt Lake City Chapter Hosts a Holiday Party for Local Service Members, Veterans, and Their Families

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 16, 2019 CONTACT: Blue Star Families: Jusika Martinez, [email protected]   Discover: Media Relations, (240) 405-1747, [email protected]   Salt Lake City, Utah — Blue Star Families, Discover Financial Services, Adobe, Zions Bank, and Operation Homefront have come together…

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Blue Star Families Receives Award at the National Council on Family Relations Annual Conference

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 10, 2019 CONTACT: Blue Star Families: Jusika Martinez, [email protected] Ft. Worth, Texas (December 10, 2019) — Blue Star Families was recognized at the 2019 National Council on Family Relations Annual Conference. This year’s theme was Family…

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Campbell’s® Chunky® Soup and Dollar General Introduce Limited-Edition Cans To Support Blue Star Families

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  CAMPBELL’S® CHUNKY® SOUP AND DOLLAR GENERAL INTRODUCE LIMITED-EDITION CANS TO SUPPORT BLUE STAR FAMILIES New collectible Campbell’s Chunky cans sold exclusively at Dollar General to benefit military nonprofit CAMDEN, N.J. (November 14, 2019) – Campbell Soup Company…

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BSF In the News

Amazon Gives $1 Million Locally to Fight the Impact of COVID-19

April 1, 2020

“They (Amazon) reached out to us and the three other community foundations in our region…A $1 million grant to the four…We were immensely, immensely grateful,” said Eileen M. Ellsworth President and CEO of The Community Foundation for Northern Virginia. The…

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Month of the Military Child: Keeping Your Military Children Involved & Engaged While At Home

April 1, 2020

To our civilian community and fanbase, April 1st is April Fool’s Day, an official beginning to Spring, and an indicator that we are nearing the NFL Draft. Though most military families and military organizations recognize April 1st as the beginning…

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Military stop move order leaves service members paying two rents, DoD concerned about moving companies

March 31, 2020

With more than 120,000 troops unable to go on to their next orders, some service members stuck in limbo between moves say they are paying rent or mortgage bills in two places due to the military’s 60-day stop move order.…

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‘It’s impossible to get childcare during a crisis,’ military families struggle as coronavirus interrupts benefits

March 30, 2020

COVID-19 is compounding the already challenging issue of childcare for the military as some essential employees that still need to show up for work are wondering where they can keep their children. About 1.6 million children have a parent in…

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USAA donates $2.3 million to military-focused nonprofits, $4.4 million nationally

March 26, 2020

USAA and The USAA Foundation has announced it will donate $2.3 million to military-focused nonprofits to support the COVID-19 response, bringing the total contributions to top $4.4 million across the country. The financial support is in addition to the $2.1…

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ADC, BSF Hosts Education-Focused COVID-19 Town Hall

March 25, 2020

On Tuesday the Covid-19 Military Support Initiative hosted its second virtual town hall meeting, “Managing the Impact of School Closures for Military Families.” Blue Star Families’ CEO Kathy Roth-Douquet started the town hall with an overview of a recent “Pain…

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