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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

Pentagon to use Defense Production Act for $133 million in N95 masks

April 13, 2020

[Relevant portion excerpted below] The Armed Services YMCA and Care.com are helping service members who need childcare during the coronavirus outbreak. The two organizations are offering free, 90-day premium memberships to the 25,000 service members who depend on the YMCA…

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For Young Military Families, The Financial Effects Of The Pandemic Can Be Severe

April 13, 2020

Many families are struggling financially because of the coronavirus pandemic, but, after being caught up in a worldwide travel ban, military families face some unique challenges. In recent weeks, many groups who work with military families have switched gears to…

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From Military Life to Software Pro: A Chicago Coding Boot Camp’s Impact

April 10, 2020

Today, uncertainty frightens the American population as many find themselves either newly unemployed or at high risk of losing employment due to COVID-19. Although before the global pandemic, the feelings of uncertainty and insecurity were known all too well by…

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Military Families Caught In Coronavirus Travel Ban Struggle To Make Ends Meet

April 9, 2020

Many families are struggling financially because of the coronavirus pandemic. But after being caught up in a worldwide travel ban, military families face some unique challenges. In recent weeks, many groups who work with military families have switched gears to…

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Federal Premium Expands Donations, Non-Profit Support During Pandemic

April 9, 2020

Federal Ammunition, one of the Vista Outdoor family of companies, donated two cases of N-95 respirators masks to two health care facilities—Mercy Hospital and Cambridge Medical Center. Both are located near the companies Anoka, MN, headquarters and manufacturing plant. “We…

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Military relief organizations bracing for surge in requests from coronavirus

April 8, 2020

The main sources of emergency relief funding for service members and their families are expecting a surge of requests in response to COVID-19. Organizations like Army Emergency Relief, the Air Force Aid Society, Coast Guard Mutual Assistance and the Navy-Marine…

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