WHAT WE DO

The chapter annually sponsors the 4th of July Bell Ringing held during the Salem Fair Days. Members of the community gather to recall the personal sacrifices of our Founding Fathers as they established our nation.

Veterans are supported through an ongoing relationship with the Salem Veteran's Affairs Medical Center.  Members honor veterans laid to rest at the Southwest Virginia National Cemetery in Dublin, Virginia, through the Wreaths Across America program.

 

Active duty military personnel are supported through the Military Families Support Center.

 

High school seniors in the Salem area have been recognized annually with the presentation of NSDAR Good Citizens awards as well as the chapter's Patsy S. Bean DAR Scholarship.

 

Students at DAR supported schools (Crossnore School in North Carolina and Kate Duncan Smith NSDAR School in Alabama) have been supported with contributions to their thrift stores, the gathering of gently used formal dresses, the sponsorship of theatrical and cultural programs, and financial donations.

 

Our chapter supports Native American students by supplying much needed supplies and in many other ways.

 

Members volunteer their time to the local museums in the Salem area by volunteering as docents and working in the Logan Library.

 

These are just a few ways our members give back while supporting the our National Society’s Service to America national goal. Hover over the image below to see our chapter's latest tally of volunteer hours.