Ozark Mountains DAR to Supply Veteran Food Pantries Through 2020

In March of this year Home For Dinner decided to make it our mission to stock the Veteran food pantries located at Northwest Arkansas Community College and Northwest Technical Institute. There is such an overwhelming need among many of our local student Veterans, and HFD wanted to ensure these exclusive pantries remained stocked with nutritious snacks and shelf-stable food items during the months when school is in session. We have been able to do that through the wonderful financial support of our partner companies and individual sponsors.

We are thrilled to announce that on August 22nd, the Executive Board of the Ozark Mountains Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution voted unanimously to partner with Home For Dinner and supply both the NWACC and NTI Veteran food pantries each month for the 2019-2020 year. This is such amazing news for our student Vets, and we here at Home For Dinner are so thankful for their support!!

If you know any of these wonderful ladies, please thank them for their support of our local Veterans!

About Daughters of the American Revolution

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.

DAR members volunteer millions of service hours annually in their local communities including supporting active duty military personnel and assisting veteran patients, awarding thousands of dollars in scholarships and financial aid each year to students, and supporting schools for underserved children with annual donations exceeding one million dollars.

As one of the most inclusive genealogical societies in the country, DAR boasts 185,000 members in 3,000 chapters across the United States and internationally. Any woman 18 years or older-regardless of race, religion, or ethnic background-who can prove lineal descent from a patriot of the American Revolution, is eligible for membership.

You can learn more at DAR.org and about the Ozark Mountains Chapter at http://arkansas-dar.org/ozarkmountains_chapter.html.

Beth Hickman

Beth is a local dance instructor who founded Home For Dinner after she was inspired by her father's military service during WWII. What began as regular volunteering at the VA became more as she sought a simple way to show gratitude to the men and women of the US Armed Forces who have served and continue to serve today.

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