Gold Star Family Spotlight

Legacies Alive endeavors to provide unwavering support to our nation’s Gold Star families. We invite you to read the stories below about some of our Gold Star family members and how Legacies Alive has made an impact in their life.

Gold Star mom, Debbie Lee, signing the kayak for the Swim for the Sacrifice challenge

Debbie Lee: There for Each Other at a Moment’s Notice

Legacies Alive understands the sacrifices made by our loved ones and their mission to honor and remember our fallen deeply touches my heart. They have gone above and beyond to honor and never forget our warriors. They are here for us anytime we need them. It has been a blessing to partner with them to continue to let our Gold Star families know that they are not alone.

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Carol getting ready to release her balloon in honor of her son, Brian

Carol Berberich: Not Alone on This Journey

Legacies Alive is more than an organization that connects Gold Star families together. It is veterans connecting us and connecting with us, men who have led and served alongside our fallen, have experienced their own loss, and are dedicated to honoring those who have fallen.

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USAF SSGT Dylan Elchin's grandfather, Ron Bogolea

Ron Bogolea: Real Connections & Friendships

Meeting John Dudo and the team from Legacies Alive has opened up a whole new line of friendship for our family. Legacies Alive has provided us the road map and resources to build a memorial for our beloved Dylan. They have also served our needs and provided us with motivation as Ben Linkous rucked 26.2 miles for our Dylan whom he never even knew.

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Gold Star Family members supporting one another

Andrea Hyde: Legacies Alive Changed My Life

Legacies Alive changed my life. We are a family. It’s so comforting to know that we can talk and share stories in a safe space, without judgement or expectation. I had never had that before. We can also get together and have the best time, celebrating the life of our lost loved ones by building new relationships and supporting one another.

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Tell us your story!

Do you have a story to tell about how Legacies Alive has touched your life? We’d love to hear about it and add your story to our Gold Star Family Spotlight. Contact us today!