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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

Operation Gratitude, Blue Star Families, and Starbucks Join Forces to Support Military Mental Health

May 2, 2022

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 2, 2022 — This May, during Military Appreciation Month, Starbucks stores show their support for our military community’s mental health and well-being through an eGift giveback. For each new Starbucks Military eGift activated during the month…

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Blue Star Families Announces $10 Million Gift from MacKenzie Scott

March 23, 2022

The largest single gift in organization’s history will help reach hundreds of thousands more military and veteran families across the country. WASHINGTON, DC – Blue Star Families (BSF), a national nonprofit dedicated to supporting military families and strengthening communities, today…

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Blue Star Families Applauds Congress for Inclusion of Funding for Military Spouse Employment Study in National Defense Authorization Act

December 22, 2021

Senators Raphael Warnock (D-GA) and Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), Representative Marilyn Strickland (D-WA) Championed the Bipartisan Effort to Support Military Spouse Employment Washington, DC (December 22, 2021) — Blue Star Families (BSF), the nation’s largest non-profit dedicated to supporting military families…

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Operation Gratitude, Blue Star Families, and Starbucks Join Forces to Support Military Mental Health and Bring Communities Together

May 3, 2021

PRESS RELEASE- for immediate release   Operation Gratitude, Blue Star Families, and Starbucks Join Forces to Support Military Mental Health and Bring Communities Together We don’t have to tell you that 2020 was an unprecedented year. Between the (ongoing) pandemic…

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Blue Star Families and Sleep Number Team Up to Honor and Support Military Families During Challenging Times

December 9, 2020

For the sixth consecutive year, Blue Star Families and Sleep Number joined forces to honor and support the health and wellbeing of military families across the country by offering solutions for better quality sleep. During this NFL season, Sleep Number…

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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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BSF In the News

Thousands of military families struggle with food insecurity

November 15, 2021

SAN DIEGO (AP) — It’s a hidden crisis that has existed for years inside one of the most well-funded institutions on the planet and has only worsened during the coronavirus pandemic. As many as 160,000 active-duty military members are having…

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Orlando Magic, L3Harris Honor Military Men, Women, and Their Families During Saturday’s Game

November 13, 2021

From little league to the professional ranks and all levels in between, sporting events create the perfect setting to bring people together. The high fives, the fist pounds, and all the other salutations shared between us is what makes the…

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Military families push extended health care benefits for their children

November 13, 2021

Debra Ward — a military wife and mother — assumed her husband’s more than 25 years of service would provide a safety net whenever their child became sick. The couple’s only son, 22-year-old Joel, was diagnosed diabetes over a a…

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Congress looks to address food insecurity concerns among veterans

November 11, 2021

As we celebrate Veterans Day today, it is an important opportunity to recognize the challenges that many of the men and women who have served our country face. The House Ag Committee looks to address hunger challenges. There are 1.2…

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Veterans Day 2021 Parades, Events and More

November 11, 2021

Communities across the country pull out all the stops to honor their veterans through a variety of programs and events. With world events impacting the ability to gather in person, many parades or events have been canceled or modified to…

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Jaguars announce $67,500 in grants to local nonprofits serving military and veterans

November 10, 2021

Jaguars President Mark Lamping joined Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry at a press conference today inside City Hall to announce the 2021 recipients of the Jacksonville Veterans Resource and Reintegration Center community grants. In conjunction with the City of Jacksonville’s Military Affairs…

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