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

May 6, 2020

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 complimentary access to the Spiritune app, which was created to help manage…

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

April 1, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Entry for the “Sleep Well, MilKid” sweepstakes are now open. Together, Blue Star Families and Sleep Number Corporation, a purpose-driven company in the health and wellness space, will give away 100 Sleep Kits as part of Month…

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BSF In the News

6 Ways Coast Guard Mutual Assistance Is Taking Care of Families

July 30, 2020

Recognizing the struggles Coast Guard families are facing during the COVID-19 pandemic, Coast Guard Mutual Assistance (CGMA) announced six new programs to help. These programs will assist with rising costs that Coast Guard families face for child care, help replace…

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Military spouse unemployment needs to be tracked, report says

July 29, 2020

The next step in attacking the problem of military spouse unemployment and underemployment is getting reliable data and tracking the issue, according to a new report. “Data don’t lie. If you want to change something, measure it,” said Rosemary Williams,…

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Black military families’ sense of belonging

July 24, 2020

Kudos to Defense Secretary Mark Esper, who this month effectively banned display of the Confederate battle flag on U.S. military installations, saying the “flags we fly must accord with the military imperatives of good order and discipline, treating all our…

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Gov. Northam signs legislation to ease spouse licensure process

July 22, 2020

Governor Ralph Northam signed legislation July 16 that gives the go-ahead for an expedited military spouse occupational and professional licensure process. The former Army doctor touted it as a remedy for the “complex rules about license equivalence and the portability…

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DC Partners With Caribu to Offer Kid-Friendly Comics

July 22, 2020

DC Comics characters have delighted readers of all ages for generations, but the publisher has made a particular pivot towards kid-friendly titles in recent years. Thanks to a new partnership with Caribu, an activity-based video-calling app, young fans will soon…

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Northam signs legislation easing transitions for military families

July 19, 2020

Gov. Ralph Northam signed legislation on Thursday that expedites the licensing process for military spouses. The expedited application process gives licensing boards 20 days to determine if a military spouse’s out- of-state license is equivalent to Virginia’s. The boards then…

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