August 29, 2019
Hello Marine Family Members!

On Gold Star Family Day, we come together to honor those who have lost a loved one serving in the U.S. military by lighting a luminary on the last Sunday in September.

Gold Star Family Day is one month away and we want YOU to be a part of the thousands who honor our fallen military members and their families.

Read below for ways that you can show your support for our Gold Star family members this September 29. Get started today!

God Bless and Semper Fi,
Light a luminary to honor our fallen military members and their families. Click the button below to learn more about the Luminary Initiative.
In communities large and small, organizations and individuals honor these families, from citywide events to a single luminary at the end of a driveway. Community service clubs, church groups, and military organizations all participate—and they all need leaders; someone who will coordinate the day’s activities and send out the call to action.

  • Will you help keep their memories alive?
  • Will you light a luminary with your family?
  • Will you organize an event in your community?
Can't Hold an Event? Take the Pledge.

Honor our fallen heroes and show your support to Gold Star Family members nation-wide. TAKE THE PLEDGE online TODAY! Mark your calendar for the last Sunday, September 29 this year, to light a luminary.

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The Luminary Initiative Store

Visit the Luminary Initiative Store to get all of your Gold Star Luminary Initiative supplies. We have brochures to help you spread awareness, luminaries for your event, and a variety of items, such as battle cross lapel pins, car and garden...

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Find an Event Near You
Events are being hosted across the nation! Visit our website to find events being hosted, or choose to host one of your own.
Add Your Event To Our Calendar
If you have already planned an event, be sure to put it on our calendar so others can attend!
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