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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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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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BSF In the News

Congress trying to figure out operating in midst of coronavirus pandemic

April 22, 2020

As lawmakers talk more and more about doing their job virtually, the Senate wants to batten down its cyber hatches. The Senate Office of the Sergeant at Arms needs help shoring up its cyber defenses. The CIO’s office issued a…

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Military families’ lives stabilizing during coronavirus, but more challenges ahead

April 21, 2020

Some of the initial financial impacts of COVID-19 on military families are beginning to straighten out, but as the coronavirus crisis drags on and the Pentagon extends its travel and moving ban to June 30, new, longer-term issues may arise.…

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Guard Members, Spouses: Sound Off on How You’re Coping with COVID-19

April 20, 2020

The COVID-19 Military Support Initiative—a joint program of the military nonprofits Blue Star Families and Association of Defense Communities—recently launched a poll to determine the biggest challenges the new coronavirus pandemic is posing to U.S. troops, veterans, their families, and…

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Guard Members, Spouses: Sound Off on How You’re Coping with COVID-19

April 17, 2020

President Donald Trump’s decision to greenlight 31-day orders for Guard personnel combating the COVID-19 pandemic is crucial to getting them benefits on par with their Active-duty counterparts, said Maj. Gen. Dawne Deskins, director of manpower and personnel for the National…

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California’s Plans To Reopen, Bending The Curve, Coronavirus In Jail And Housing Market Under COVID-19

April 14, 2020

As Gov. Gavin Newsom laid out the parameters to reopen the state, Senate President Pro Tem Toni Atkis created a subcommittee to review state spending related to the pandemic. Tentative talks about lifting shelter-in-place orders have people asking, have we…

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Esper: Stop move order will extend past May 11

April 14, 2020

The Defense Department will extend its ban on travel and moves for service members domestically and internationally in response to the coronavirus. Defense Secretary Mark Esper confirmed Tuesday that the initial May 11 sunset for the stop move order on…

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