Blue Star Families Welcome Week Challenge: Race to support military families
Each year, over 600,000 military- and Veteran-connected families transition across the country and around the world. Some families are joining the military, others are moving to new duty stations, and some are transitioning out of military service. Additionally, many families are geographically separated due to deployment or training.
Blue Star Welcome Week (September 27th - October 3rd) is a national effort to connect military families to their new communities and encourage people across the country to welcome new military families to the area. By participating in the Blue Star Welcome Week Challenge, we'll track your virtual progress from coast to coast as you run, walk, volunteer, or even dance your way around seven of our military communities, showing your camaraderie with our military-connected families transitioning every year.
This is more than a challenge. Together, we'll virtually travel nearly 300 miles, while exploring communities, learning fun facts about each military branch, and how Blue Star Families supports all military- and Veteran-connected families.