The Oklahoma Society, NSDAR began in 1894 in Indian Territory, Oklahoma, and continues strong today with 44 active DAR chapters and over 3,000 members across the great state of Oklahoma. The goals of both the national organization and our state organization remain little changed over the years – preserving history through various projects recommended by our members, supporting education, American history and good citizenship in our state schools, supporting our nation’s troops in a variety of ways, and fostering a sense of civic and patriotic duty in all with whom we come in contact.
In support of our goals we have four endowments:
Oklahoma Society, NSDAR – This endowment provides support for civic, historic and educational projects within our communities. This fund enables us to further support our DAR Good Citizens Program which recognizes outstanding high school seniors and rewards the qualities of good citizenship; The American History Teacher award which recognizes an outstanding American History teacher each year; Colonial Days at the Capitol which brings 5th grade school children to the state capitol to experience colonial and learn about history through games, speakers and activities. These are just a few examples of projects that fall under this endowment.
Diane Hamill Oklahoma Hearts and Hands Healthcare Scholarship Endowment Fund – this fund provides scholarship opportunities to college students pursuing a career in a health related field and enrolled in an Oklahoma college or university.
McAdoo-Hill Oklahoma Scholarship Endowment Fund – this fund annually awards scholarships to deserving Oklahoma college students enrolled in an Oklahoma college or university.
McFall-Denslow Veterans First Fund – this endowment fund works through the Veterans Administration Voluntary Services group in the Oklahoma City and Muskogee VA Hospitals to identify nonmedical needs of veterans that must be met for their continued well being. End user service providers are paid through earnings of this fund after approval by an independent DAR board. Examples of services are daycare for a woman veteran desiring to increase her earnings capability by returning to school, clothing needs for veteran stand downs, meal vouchers for families accompanying veterans while they are in hospital care, short term housing while a veteran is remanded into long term living facilities, patient outings for those veterans trying to integrate back into the community at large.
The passion of the Oklahoma Society, Daughters of the American Revolution to teach, inform and model community service and patriotism is legendary. We are thrilled to take these ideals, combined with American history teaching efforts, into the schools for all age students. The outgrowth of these services are better informed citizens, now and in perpetuity. I know our efforts help instill a deeper sense of patriotism and love of country in all that we touch with our services, and that is truly exciting!
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