The DAR, founded in 1890 and headquartered in Washington, D.C., is a non-profit, non-political volunteer women’s service organization dedicated to promoting patriotism, preserving American history, and securing America’s future through better education for children. The Lakeland Chapter is dedicated to promoting these values¬†on a local, state and national level through our interaction with other organizations and the tireless volunteer work of our members.

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Path to Freedom Fund

The purpose of this Fund is to provide support to the Lakeland DAR, in their efforts to celebrate America’s 250th Birthday and the Signing of the Declaration of Independence by erecting a monument in Veteran’s Memorial Park in Lakeland to honor America’s Path to Freedom with residual funds going to create ongoing educational programs in relation to Veteran’s Memorial Park in Lakeland, FL.

About GiveWell Community Foundation

GiveWell Community Foundation (GWCF) offers nonprofit organizations the opportunity to invest in themselves through Agency Funds. GWCF also works with local service clubs, veterans groups, municipalities, and other community groups by offering Community Funds for the betterment and improved quality of life of our area. Click here to view all of our Featured Funds.

GiveWell Community Foundation works with individuals, families, businesses, and nonprofits to build a stronger community throughout Polk, Hardee, and Highlands counties and beyond through charitable funds and competitive grant cycles. The Foundation is home to more than 380 charitable funds and the Impact Polk and Empower Polk grant cycles. GWCF has awarded over $330 million in grants since its founding in 1997. Click here to learn more about us.

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