Blue Star Families donated 165 free books to Waynesville R-VI School District schools this month.

Blue Star Families donated 165 free books to Waynesville R-VI School District schools this month.

Freedom received 93, the Sixth Grade Center received 45 and Williams Early Childhood Center received 27.

“Blue Star Families has many great programs, but Books on Bases is one of my favorites,” said Tosombra Kimes, Blue Star Families Chapter Director for Fort Leonard Wood. “Students love reading the books.”


Anyone interested in the Blue Star Families Book Club should email tkimes@bluestarfam.org. For more information on Blue Star Families, visit www.BlueStarFam.org and www.Facebook.com/groups/BSFMissouri.
Blue Star Families is a national, nonprofit network by and for military families from all ranks and services, including the National Guard and Reserves. Blue Star Families strengthens military families and nation by connecting communities and fostering leadership. With its partners, Blue Star Families hosts a robust array of morale, empowerment, education and employment programs. Since its inception in 2009, Blue Star Families has engaged tens of thousands of volunteers and served more than a million military family members, including wounded and transitioning service members and their loved ones. Blue Star Families has also activated more than 26 million hours of community service to build leaders within and strengthen the military community, and to connect Americans with their military. Its worldwide membership includes military spouses, children, parents, and friends, as well as service members, veterans and civilians. To learn more about Blue Star Families, visit http://www.bluestarfam.org.