CONNECTING
MILITARY FAMILIES
TO THEIR COMMUNITIES

During Blue Star Welcome Week and all year round, let us give military families a sense of belonging.

BLUE STAR WELCOME WEEK

Let’s welcome them home!

Around 600,000 active-duty and transitioning military families move each year, and these days, those moves are not only onto bases but also into local neighborhoods where folks can face isolation. Blue Star Welcome Week is a nationwide campaign to build a better sense of belonging and community for all of us.

Together, we can make a difference for the men and women who serve, Veterans, and their families, simply through participating in Blue Star Welcome Week. When families DO feel a sense of belonging, everything else improves — financial security, mental health and wellness, resilience, and even military retention.

Join us for Blue Star Welcome Week 2024, September 21st — 29th

+
military families move each year
%
move to homes that are not on military installations
%
spend more than $2,000 on unreimbursed moving costs
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military families move each year
%
move to homes that are not on military installations
%
spend more than $2,000 on unreimbursed moving costs

What is
Welcome
Week?

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GET INVOLVED

Create Connections. Find Purpose.

Make a
Donation

Your support funds Blue Star Families' year-round welcoming efforts in communities across the country.

Sign a
Welcome Card

You can make a lasting impact on military- and Veteran-connected families by sending a welcome message via our virtual welcome card!

Host
an event

Ready to join us to ensure military families feel welcome in YOUR community? Host a Blue Star Welcome Week event!

get free
resources

Individuals, schools, businesses, and other orgs can help further our mission by raising awareness, hosting meetups, and more. 

The Official Platform of Welcome Week

Join the nation's largest digital community solely focused on supporting military-connected families.

  • Unlock exclusive member discounts and perks
  • Hear about our latest giveaways and events
  • Connect with others over shared interests
  • Build your resume and find career opportunities
  • Explore our exciting volunteer opportunities

The Official Platform of Welcome Week

Join the nation's largest digital community solely focused on supporting military-connected families.

  • Unlock exclusive member discounts and perks
  • Hear about our latest giveaways and events
  • Connect with others over shared interests
  • Build your resume and find career opportunities
  • Explore our exciting volunteer opportunities

OUR PARTNERS

Thank you to our partners!

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