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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

Amazon Gives $1 Million Locally to Fight the Impact of COVID-19

April 1, 2020

“They (Amazon) reached out to us and the three other community foundations in our region…A $1 million grant to the four…We were immensely, immensely grateful,” said Eileen M. Ellsworth President and CEO of The Community Foundation for Northern Virginia. The…

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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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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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