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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

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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How To Support Your Military Community During The COVID-19 Pandemic

March 24, 2020

In light of the COVID-19 Pandemic, we’ve seen Navy hospital ships deployed, Army Corps of Engineers called to build mobile medical sites, and most recently over 9,000 National Guard members activated to assist in the administration of Coronavirus testing. A…

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