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We help Gold Star family members reach their dreams.

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Their Loss

A study published in the American Journal of Psychiatry states that children who experience the loss of a parent are more than twice as likely to drop out of high school or college.*

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Gold Star Scholars works with family members to personally assign mentors, navigate educational goals, and ensure realization of personal vision.

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What is a Gold Star Family? 

Gold Star Families are those who are immediate family members of military service members who paid the ultimate sacrifice. We exist to give them the acknowledgment and support that they deserve.

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* The Burden of Bereavement: Early-Onset Depression and Impairment in Youths Bereaved by Sudden Parental Death in a 7-Year Prospective Study
Pham S, Porta G, Biemesser C, Walker Payne M, Iyengar S, Melhem N, Brent DA

Am J Psychiatry, 2018 175(9):887-896


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