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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

Blue Star Families & Spiritune Partner to Engage Military Families in Self-Care During COVID-19 Crisis

Complimentary app for military families to help manage emotional health and well-being 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…

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Military Nonprofit Announces “Sleep Well, MilKid” Sweepstakes in Honor of Month of the Military Child

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 1, 2020 CONTACT: Michele Bradfield, Blue Star Families, [email protected], 706-304-6822 Military Nonprofit Announces “Sleep Well, MilKid” Sweepstakes in Honor of Month of the Military Child Blue Star Families and Sleep Number® to support and strengthen military…

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Blue Star Families Announces New Board Members

Washington, D.C.,– Blue Star Families, a nonprofit dedicated to strengthening military families by connecting them with their neighbors, today announces the addition of three new members to the Board of Directors. Appointments include Bryan Tucker, Vice President of Corporate Communications…

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Blue Star Families’ Salt Lake City Chapter Hosts a Holiday Party for Local Service Members, Veterans, and Their Families

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 16, 2019 CONTACT: Blue Star Families: Jusika Martinez, [email protected]   Discover: Media Relations, (240) 405-1747, [email protected]   Salt Lake City, Utah — Blue Star Families, Discover Financial Services, Adobe, Zions Bank, and Operation Homefront have come together…

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Blue Star Families Receives Award at the National Council on Family Relations Annual Conference

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 10, 2019 CONTACT: Blue Star Families: Jusika Martinez, [email protected] Ft. Worth, Texas (December 10, 2019) — Blue Star Families was recognized at the 2019 National Council on Family Relations Annual Conference. This year’s theme was Family…

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Campbell’s® Chunky® Soup and Dollar General Introduce Limited-Edition Cans To Support Blue Star Families

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  CAMPBELL’S® CHUNKY® SOUP AND DOLLAR GENERAL INTRODUCE LIMITED-EDITION CANS TO SUPPORT BLUE STAR FAMILIES New collectible Campbell’s Chunky cans sold exclusively at Dollar General to benefit military nonprofit CAMDEN, N.J. (November 14, 2019) – Campbell Soup Company…

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BSF In the News

California’s Plans To Reopen, Bending The Curve, Coronavirus In Jail And Housing Market Under COVID-19

April 14, 2020

As Gov. Gavin Newsom laid out the parameters to reopen the state, Senate President Pro Tem Toni Atkis created a subcommittee to review state spending related to the pandemic. Tentative talks about lifting shelter-in-place orders have people asking, have we…

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Esper: Stop move order will extend past May 11

April 14, 2020

The Defense Department will extend its ban on travel and moves for service members domestically and internationally in response to the coronavirus. Defense Secretary Mark Esper confirmed Tuesday that the initial May 11 sunset for the stop move order on…

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Pentagon to use Defense Production Act for $133 million in N95 masks

April 13, 2020

[Relevant portion excerpted below] The Armed Services YMCA and Care.com are helping service members who need childcare during the coronavirus outbreak. The two organizations are offering free, 90-day premium memberships to the 25,000 service members who depend on the YMCA…

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For Young Military Families, The Financial Effects Of The Pandemic Can Be Severe

April 13, 2020

Many families are struggling financially because of the coronavirus pandemic, but, after being caught up in a worldwide travel ban, military families face some unique challenges. In recent weeks, many groups who work with military families have switched gears to…

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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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Military Families Caught In Coronavirus Travel Ban Struggle To Make Ends Meet

April 9, 2020

Many families are struggling financially because of the coronavirus pandemic. But after being caught up in a worldwide travel ban, military families face some unique challenges. In recent weeks, many groups who work with military families have switched gears to…

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