About DAR

"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."

What do DAR members do?

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  • preserving genealogical records, artifacts and historical documents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

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  • 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
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