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BSF Press Releases

Blue Star Families Announces New Partnership with USA Girl Scouts Overseas

November 15, 2022

Providing Resources for Military Children Living Outside of the U.S. (Washington, DC) – Today, Blue Star Families and USA Girl Scouts Overseas (USAGSO) announced a new partnership to help military families living outside of the Continental U.S. The partnership will…

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Welcome.US and Blue Star Families Celebrate One Year of Welcoming

October 17, 2022

Washington, DC —This month, Welcome.US and Blue Star Families marked the one year anniversary of when they and dozens of other military and veterans service organizations came together in common purpose to welcome the nearly 80,000 of Afghan allies forced…

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Schlotzsky’s® Announces New Hometown Heart Program to Support Local Communities

September 1, 2022

Program includes National Support of Blue Star Families to Help Connect Military Families ATLANTA (August 31, 2022) – Today, Schlotzsky’s, a leading fast-casual restaurant franchise home to The Original® oven-baked sandwich and famous baked from scratch buns, is announcing the…

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Aura and Blue Star Families expand efforts to reverse disproportionate rate of cybercrime affecting military families

August 17, 2022

Active-duty service members are 76 percent more likely than the average adult to experience digital theft, per FTC data   BOSTON, August 15, 2022 –  Today, Aura, the leader in intelligent safety for consumers, and Blue Star Families, the nation’s…

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Former CEO of USO Metropolitan New York Brian Whiting Joins Blue Star Families

July 13, 2022

WASHINGTON, DC – Blue Star Families (BSF), one of the nation’s largest nonprofits dedicated to providing critical support to military-connected families by building and strengthening communities, today announced the addition of former Chief Executive Officer of USO Metropolitan New York…

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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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BSF In the News

Extended stop move order starting to impact military finances, childcare

April 30, 2020

The military is seeing an uptick in issues its families face regarding their quality of life and finances after the Defense Department extended its stop move order until June 30. Initial problems from the original order, which started in March…

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Redskins Salute Holds Month of the Military Child Campaign with Blue Star Families

April 25, 2020

On Friday, April 17th, Redskins Salute partnered with Blue Star Families to kick off an awareness social media campaign in honor of Month of the Military Child. April is designated as Month of the Military Child; a time to honor…

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From the Insurance Sector, a Strong Philanthropic Response to COVID-19

April 24, 2020

Why do American companies create separate private foundations? There’s less public scrutiny of corporate giving programs embedded in the overall business, and certainly less administrative work. One rationale for having a corporate foundation is sustainability—protecting the company’s ability to support…

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Meet the Co-Founder of Caribu, The App That Lets Your Kid Read and Color with Friends + Family

April 23, 2020

Alright parents, are you ready for an absolute game-changer of an app? I can honestly say that Caribu has made such a huge impact on our lives during lockdown, and I know it will continue to be an essential piece…

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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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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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