What does the Organization Do?

  • Honors individuals for outstanding and unusual patriotic achievement on a national, regional, and local level.

  • Honors persons for outstanding bravery and self sacrifice in the face of imminent danger.

  • Honors members of the United States Congress for outstanding service to the nation.

  • Honors outstanding Junior and Senior ROTC cadets annually with the presentation of the ROTC Award.

  • Promotes patriotism in high schools through a national historical orations contest annually.

  • Promotes patriotism in high schools through an essay competition.

  • Introduces the War for Independence to 5th-grade students through the Americanism poster contest.

  • Honors Law Enforcement officials for outstanding service with a Law Enforcement Award.

  • Honors Fire Safety Officials for outstanding service with a Fire Safety Commendation Award.

  • Selects outstanding Eagle Scouts annually at the chapter, state and national level. The national winner receives a college scholarship.

  • Assists veterans in Veterans Hospitals.

  • Places SAR markers at the grave sites of Revolutionary War Patriots and SAR Members.

  • Commemorates Revolutionary War Patriots with appropriate ceremonies.

  • Participates in new citizenship swearing-in ceremonies.

  • Observes patriotic anniversaries.

  • Cooperates with the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Children of the American Revolution and other hereditary organizations in the promotion of patriotism.