Sacramento Blue Star Moms
Over 1400 CARE PACKAGES sent to AFGHANISTAN in 2012
- April 28, 2012; Sacramento Blue Star Mom packing party mailed over 300 care packages.
- Memorial Day weekend; 130 care packages were mailed.
- August 2012; 158 care packages were mailed.
- October 2012; 27 boxes were mailed.
- November 5, 2012; Girl Scout Troop 2173 and 1442 from Bayside Church sent 15 care boxes.
- November 29, 2012, Nor Cal Beverage and Go Girl employees collected food and supplies to mail 125 care packages.
- December 1, 2012; Sacramento Blue Star Moms packing party sent another 625 care packages to our deployed service members.
- December 10, 2012; Elk Grove Food Service employees donated supplies to mail 50 care packages.
November 13, 2012 - Bunco Fundraiser sponsored by the Rocklin American Legion Post #620 - in support of Veterans attending Sierra College
November 11, 2012 "Saluting Our Heroes" Veteran Day Parade
- Downtown Sacramento
November 3, 2012 - Spaghetti Fundraiser for the deployed Soldiers of the 319th ESB Unit from B.T. Collins Army Reserve Center
November 1, 2012 ~ Halloween Candy Buy Back for the Troops. The following Dental Care Offices bought back Halloween candy: 1258 Coloma Road, Roseville; 4000 Foothills Blvd, Roseville; 685 Twelve Bridges, Lincoln. Hugs to Marcus Douglas who rallied his friends to donate their Halloween candy.September 28, 2012 - CA Run for the Fallen - Spaghetti Dinner hosted by Deborah Getz, Founder of www.NeverForgetOurFallen.com
CA Run for the Fallen - dedicated teams of runners; Active Duty and Retired Military run 150 miles through California to finish at the Sacramento Valley Veterans National Cemetery in Dixon. Each mile is dedicated to the 711 fallen California service members. At each mile, an American Flag and a personal biographical card honoring the fallen warrior is placed.
September 23, 2012 - Sunday Fun Day at Rusch Park. SBSM sold Hot Dogs, Chips and bottled water to raise funds for postage.- Citrus HeightsSeptember 11, 2012 - BounceU hosted a charity event to donate packing supplies to the troops.- Roseville and Rancho CordovaSeptember 9, 2012 - Sacramento Memorial 9/11 Run- Sacramento
September 8, 2012 - Picnic in honor of Gold Star Families - William Land Park
The last Sunday in September is Gold Star Mother's Day. A Gold Star represents a service member's death while serving in the Armed Forces.
September 2, 2012 ~ Sacramento Blue Star Moms shooting it up at Dillman's Range- Lincoln Rifle Club September 1, 2012 - September 1, 2012-The Sacramento Blue Star Moms attended "Country In The Hills fundraiser" in support of the Wreath Project. Proceeds fund the 2012 Wreath Project to honor our fallen at Sacramento Valley National Cemetery in December.- Yin Ranch, Vacaville August 19th, 2012 - Packing Party - 158 care packages sent to our brave and courageous deployed service members.- Roseville Veterans Hall July 3, 2012 - River Cats Game - Sacramento Blue Star Moms were featured at the Independence Day celebration. Manpreet Kaur threw out the first pitch in honor of her brother Cpl. G. Kingh, KIA on June 22, 2011.- Sacramento June 23, 2012 Red, White and Blue Parade- Citrus Heights June 22, 2012 - Veteran Affairs' New Mental Health Center Grand Opening-Palo Alto Memorial Day Weekend - Sacramento Valley National Cemetery in Dixon- Roseville's Centerpoint Community Church Packing Party- Roseville Cemetery Memorial Day Program by American Legion and VFW May 19, 2012 - Armed Forces Day Casino Night and Hold 'em FundraiserSacramento Blue Star Moms fundraiser to raise funds for care package postage.- Roseville California National Guard Armory April 28, 2012 - Packing Party- Roseville Veterans' Hall April 14, 2012 Walk to Remember in honor of Bryan Hall- Elk Grove February 16-17, 2012 Gold Star Memorial hosted by the East Bay Blue Star Moms Chapter and the Marines Memorial Association- San Francisco February 4, 2012 2nd Annual Crab Feed Fundraiser Roseville National Guard Armory Warm crab pasta, green salad, rolls, music, dancing, raffles, silent auction January 21, 2012 Valentines for Vets- Roseville Galleria Mall