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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 and…

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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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Military Nonprofit Announces “Thank You, Military” Sweepstakes and Other Exciting Initiatives in Honor of Military Family Appreciation Month

October 2, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As they have for the past six years, Blue Star Families and Sleep Number Corporation (Nasdaq: SNBR) are joining forces this NFL season to support the health and wellness of military families.Together they will surprise two military…

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Worn in the USA: Ford ‘Proud to Honor’ Merchandise Sales to Benefit DAV (Disabled American Veterans), Blue Star Families

September 9, 2020

DEARBORN, Mich. – To further its Proud to Honor initiative and strengthen its decades-long relationship with the U.S. military, Ford today is launching an online store stocked with merchandise to raise money for two nonprofit military organizations. Ford will give…

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USAA Provides Assistance to Military Families Impacted by the COVID-19 Pandemic

August 20, 2020

ENCINITAS, CA – Today as part of a historic commitment by USAA’s Military Family Relief Initiative, Blue Star Families will receive $500,000  to assist military and families during these challenging economic times. The donation will allow the organization to conduct…

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BSF In the News

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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Federal Premium Expands Donations, Non-Profit Support During Pandemic

April 9, 2020

Federal Ammunition, one of the Vista Outdoor family of companies, donated two cases of N-95 respirators masks to two health care facilities—Mercy Hospital and Cambridge Medical Center. Both are located near the companies Anoka, MN, headquarters and manufacturing plant. “We…

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Military relief organizations bracing for surge in requests from coronavirus

April 8, 2020

The main sources of emergency relief funding for service members and their families are expecting a surge of requests in response to COVID-19. Organizations like Army Emergency Relief, the Air Force Aid Society, Coast Guard Mutual Assistance and the Navy-Marine…

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Military stop move order could go into August, Goldfein says

April 7, 2020

The military is likely to extend its stop move order past the original sixty days to avoid the spread of coronavirus, according to the Air Force’s top airman. Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein said the military may consider preventing…

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How will the coronavirus impact education for military kids?

April 7, 2020

School closures have left parents scrambling to adjust daily routines for education requirements that vary from district to district. Some states announced the possibility that students will return at some point before the end of the year, utilizing a version…

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With ‘what-ifs’ and isolation, coronavirus risks weigh on caregivers for veterans

April 3, 2020

The coronavirus threat has Jennifer Mackinday taking on more and more responsibilities as the main caregiver to her brother James Smith, who was badly wounded by a roadside bomb in Iraq 15 years ago. Mackinday has cut the number of…

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