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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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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

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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