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DAR Ends A Year Of Giving During The Pandemic


Last updated 12/28/2020 at 2:51pm

Moonyean Wood writing personal notes in 58 holiday cards which included gift cards that can be used online. These will be a surprise for soldiers in Korea.

The Waightstill Avery DAR Chapter in Brevard recently donated 120 Christmas gift bags to inpatients at the Charles George VA Medical Center in Asheville. Included in these bags were hand knitted wool caps, candy canes, and Christmas cards with handwritten notes. These gift bags were also given to the residents of the Community Living Center adjacent to the hospital. Six members of the DAR lovingly knitted 157 caps. It takes about 4 hours to make each hat.

In early December, 2020 fifty-eight gift cards, donated by numerous members, were enclosed in personally written Christmas cards. These...

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