DAR delivers school supplies to Sunny Hill Elementary School

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The Signal Hill Chapter, NSDAR, in Barrington provided an abundance of vital supplies at the start of the 2022 school year for children and teachers at Sunny Hill Elementary School in Carpentersville, Barrington District 220.

Chapter Community Class Leader Joyce Moynihan and Regent Joyce Wright delivered 390 nut-free snacks and 1,078 school supplies including: crayons, glue sticks, crayons, markers, spirals, boxes Kleenex and articles that teach students about the US Constitution. . The chapter plans to deliver a supply of snacks and supplies throughout the school year.

Sunny Hill Elementary Principal Lizzeth Fausto and Vice Principal Edgar De La Mora generously thanked the chapter for the donation. Special thanks to Sunny Hill Elementary School for collecting unusable crayons for the chapter to recycle through SCARCE, an award-winning environmental education nonprofit dedicated to building sustainable communities (SCARCE.org).

The Signal Hill Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) was founded 50 years ago in Barrington, in 1972. NSDAR is a voluntary women’s service organization headquartered in Washington, DC.

Due to fundraising efforts throughout the year, the chapter contributes financially to several 501(c)(3) organizations whose missions support that of the NSDAR: historic preservation, education, patriotism, conservation, and Native Americans.

NSDAR provides over $1.5 million in scholarships each year. This is the largest group of participants in support of Wreaths Across America. Through its various programs and initiatives, NSDAR strives to bring greater awareness to the men and women who achieved American independence, including those of diverse backgrounds.

Since its founding in 1890, more than one million women have joined nationally and globally. NSDAR membership is open to any woman 18 years of age or older who can prove lineal descent from a Patriot of the American Revolution. For more information on the Barrington-based chapter, visit: https://signalhilldar.com

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