This is a photo of school supplies donated by Paradise Valley Chapter, NSDAR, to a local school.


In keeping with the National Society’s objectives of historic preservation, education, and patriotism, our chapter is involved in a variety of activities.

DAR Service to Patriotism

We support our troops, both veterans and active military personnel, with projects that include:

  • Participating in the Final Interment Ceremony of the Missing in America Project at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona
  • Donating fast-food gift cards to wounded soldiers
  • Sending care packages to active troops serving overseas in the “Packages from Home” project
  • Donating books and magazines to the Carl T. Hayden Veterans Medical Center
  • Our volunteer “Memorial Ladies” attend the burial service of veterans at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona
  • Donating toys, school supplies, and Christmas stockings filled with goodies, to Arizona military families through our “Operation Homefront” project
  • Placing of flags at the tombstones in the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona for Memorial Day
  • Laying of wreaths in December as part of “Wreaths Across America“
  • Supporting the “Coupons for Heroes” program that sends coupons to our heroes stationed overseas


DAR Service to Education

We support local and DAR schools by:

  • Donating books to our local Arizona Literacy and Learning Center or local under-served schools
  • Sending labels and box tops for DAR schools
  • Encouraging local schools to participate in the American History Essay Contest and honoring the winners with a certificate and cash prize. For more information regarding the essay contest, please contact our chapter regent
  • Participating in Constitution Week activities


DAR Service to Historic Preservation

We support historic preservation projects such as:

  • The renovation of the Madonna of the Trail in Springerville, Arizona, which honors the spirit of the Pioneer Woman
  • Presenting talks on the importance of preserving old photos and memorabilia
  • Sharing a “history moment” at each of our meetings, reviewing past events in history
  • Sharing an “American Indian Minute” to expand our knowledge of the culture of Native Americans
  • Supporting the Special Grants Project that provides financial support to local community projects
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