are the mothers, fathers, spouses, grandparents, siblings,
family and friends who have or have had someone serving in the
military. We are a non-profit service organization
supporting each other and our loved ones. We are a group
who promotes patriotism. We are recognized under the
We are the Blue Star Mothers of America, Inc. whose members hang
blue stars in their windows whenever their children or spouses
join the armed forces, especially during war time.
Minnesota Chapter #1 originated on March 23, 2003. We
are affiliated with the national chapter and understood as the
first chapter ever in
work to unite service members' families in a way like no
other. To connect with each other for support as well as
working with the Operation Shoe Box, Operation Post Card,
helping families who have spouses and/or parents deployed,
children's welfare. We also work with the VA hospitals,
in physical and emotional rehabilitation, medical supplies,
transportation, food, clothing and friendship, gratitude and
above all, love.
are there to ensure the sons, daughters and love ones receive
the benefits they deserve when they return home, and to ensure
that families of those who have fallen receive what they
deserve as well as to help our service member's families and
the National President Susan Naill said, "I think this
legacy has been stored and almost forgotten over the years.
Many of our military sons and daughters don't know about the
significance of the stars--the blue for hope and pride; the
gold for sacrifice to the cause of liberty and freedom.
Serving in the armed forces is an honor to our country, to our
principles and to our faith."
organization is a place to find support with someone who
understands in a way no one without a military son or daughter
can. We have the honor and joy to give at which time we
legacy is not new but has dwindled in years, and now appears
to be currently growing as fast as once did upon it's
origination in 1942.
are there for the Gold Star Mothers, Fathers and Spouses,
whose sons, daughters or loved ones are killed in action or
are listed as missing in action.
you are interested in being a part of this organization please
contact us. We are here for one another!
Help support our
from care packages
to Veterans support
"Keep a candle burning until they come home"