Community & Connectedness

The 2023 Military Family Lifestyle Survey reveals that only 41% of military families feel a sense of belonging in their local community.

You can be an important part of raising awareness and helping to welcome military and Veteran families. Learn more about how you can get involved below:

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Blue Star Outposts

Blue Star Outposts are innovative community solutions that lay the groundwork for future Chapters and expand the impact of Blue Star Families proven programming. Anyone living in an Outpost community can do their part to support military families!

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Blue Star Welcome Week

Blue Star Welcome Week is a nationwide campaign to build a better sense of belonging and community for all of us. Together with our Blue Star Partners and local neighbors, we are solving specific challenges for military and Veteran families.

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Blue Star Chapters

From coast to coast, Blue Star Chapters provide virtual and in-person support in the form of exclusive events and resources.

The Do Your Part coalition is led by Blue Star Families with support from Craig Newmark and craig newmark philanthropies.

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Blue Star Families
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Encinitas, CA 92024
(202) 630-2583

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