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Sustaining Supporters are Daughters and friends of DAR who are some of our most dedicated advocates. Sustaining Supporters care deeply about investing in the work of DAR and do so by contributing each month through automatic monthly gifts via a credit card charge or electronic funds transfer from their bank account.

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Why Become a Sustaining Supporter

Your monthly gift provides DAR the necessary resources to continuously support and grow our mission of preserving history for today and tomorrow. Your monthly donation provides a reliable source of revenue to ensure that our nation’s stories are told for generations to come. When you become a Sustaining Supporter, you gain the satisfaction of knowing that you are making a difference for so many each and every day!

It’s simple and convenient! Plus, you tailor your commitment to meet your needs. Give at one of the suggested levels or create your own by selecting how much you would like to contribute each month. As a Sustaining Supporter, you are also able to divide your monthly gift between any number of different funds.* As an added benefit, if you choose to support the General Fund through your monthly gifts, your Sustaining Supporter contributions could qualify you for recognition in the 1890 Annual Giving Circle.

Benefits of Becoming a Sustaining Supporter

  • The program is flexible and easy to join.
  • You have complete control over your donations.
  • You choose which funds you wish to support.
  • Earning your access to donation recognition pins has never been more convenient.
  • The 1890 Annual Giving Circle recognition is easily attainable by ensuring that the minimum donation is met each and every year.
  • All monthly gifts count toward your Heritage Club total AND other recognition pin minimums.
  • Charter membership is available if you enroll before December 31, 2014.
  • Being a Sustaining Supporter is the most reliable way to help make a DAR difference and continue the mission of promoting historic preservation, education and patriotism.

Official Recognition Pin

You are eligible to purchase the official Sustaining Supporter pin after the completion of your sign-up and first payment. Enroll before December 31, 2014, to become a Charter Member! Following the first year of consecutive monthly giving, you will receive the Sustaining Supporter one-year charm. After that, you will receive additional charms for uninterrupted monthly giving.

Examples of How the Program Works