"As a DAR member, I help support soldiers, veterans, children and others. The camaraderie among Daughters is wonderful, the history we learn about and help preserve is great - but it's the opportunity to volunteer that I love best."
In communities across the country and around the world chapters participate in…
- restoring and maintaining historical sites
- preserving genealogical records, artifacts and historical documents
- locating, restoring and marking Revolutionary War patriot gravesites and headstones
- supporting schools through donations and volunteer efforts
Check out this slideshow of DAR members at work. Click on a photo to learn more from its caption.
- providing scholarships and awards to outstanding students throughout the country
- promoting education and citizenship through youth programs
- sponsoring American history essay contests for youth
- providing volunteer time to assist military veterans
- supporting America’s service personnel through a variety of programs
- sponsoring special programs promoting the Constitution
- celebrating with new citizens at naturalization ceremonies