Welcome to Alameda Piedmont Oakland Blue Star Moms Chapter CA36

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About Us

What We Do

You may ask yourself, "What is a blue star mom?" A Blue Star Mother is a mother who has sons or daughters in active service in the U.S. Armed Forces.

Silver Star Mothers - mothers of sons or daughters that have been injured while in service to their country.

Gold Star Mothers - mothers of sons or daughters that have died while in service to their country. 

Our organization not only provides support for active duty service personnel, we also promote patriotism, assist veteran organizations and are available to assist in homeland volunteer efforts to help our country remain strong.​​​

Our history

The Blue Star Mothers of America, Inc. Chapter 36 of Alameda Piedmont Oakland, California, is a non-partisan, non-political, non-sectarian organization. We do not support any political candidate nor do we endorse any religious organization. The military represents all aspects of America as does our organization. Links to our website do not represent an endorsement. We are a 501(c)3 organization and are mothers, stepmothers, grandmothers, foster mothers and female legal guardians who have children serving in the military, guard or reserves, or children who are veterans. We support each other and our children while promoting patriotism. Our organization focuses on our mission every single day and will never, ever, forsake our troops, our veterans or the families of our fallen heroes.​

Chapter CA36 Board 2018-2019

Gloria Amaral, President

Patricia Darnell, Vice President

Kathleen Winters, 2nd Vice President

Treasurer, Terri Lucero

Financial Secretary, Erin Forquer

Secretary, Katie Korotzer

Blue to Gold Liaison - Chris Free

Our terms end in August 2019. Are you a mom that has a son or daughter in the military and are looking for support and maybe a way to give back? Visit our Membership page and join the BSM CAChapter36!