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DAR Good Citizens Award

Open to high school seniors who demonstrate the qualities of a good citizen, dependability, service, leadership, and patriotism, in their home, school, and community. Participants are selected by a panel of their school's faculty, and one senior is ultimately selected to be the school's "DAR Good Citizen." The contest then proceeds to local, state, and national competition.

We support DAR schools with money, and by mailing soup labels to them that they can exchange for needed items.

Tamassee School: This is a boarding school in Tamassee, South Carolina, that provides a home and an education for needy, dependent children. The elementary school is for grades K-5, while the middle and high schools serve grades 6-12.

Crossnore School, Inc.: North Carolina was founded in the early 1900s to give the children from the mountains and foothills of North Carolina a home while attending public schools in Avery County. The school also provides day care services for local children.

In the past we have sent various items including:  Cash for DAR Phone Cards, iTunes Cards or Cash to buy iTune Cards, Ankle Socks, Travel size Gold Bond Powder, Cash for DAR Phone Cards, Men/Women Deodorant, Lip Balm/Chapstick, Ankle socks to Landstul Medical Hospital in Germany for military persons in the hospital through Project Patriot. We also have sent cards at Christmas. 

This collected coffee and other supplies to be used at the Marzano Center in Hermitage, PA as well as adopted a veteran from the VA hospital in Butler, PA.  

We donate money to the Fisher House in Pittsburgh, PA. Fisher House Foundation is a network of homes where military and veterans’ families can stay at no cost while a loved one is receiving treatment. Additional information on Fisher House can be found at

We subscribe individually to American Spirit magazine. You don't have to be a DAR member to subscribe! Find it at

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