Making lap quilts, collecting items for DAR Project Patriot, and reaching out to public schools, the Mercer Girls enjoy finding ways to be of service to their community.
Mercer Girls members collected school supplies to donate to Lowell School, in Seattle, providing children with basic needs they would otherwise not have access to.
The Mercer Girls pack boxes of goodies to send to troops in Afghanistan
The Mercer Girls Chapter of the NSDAR recently recognized the DAR Good Citizens winners for 2014. The students who were selected had the following qualities:
Dependability; Service; Leadership; Patriotism,which includes unselfish interest in family, school, community, and nation to an outstanding degree. Several local schools participated. The faculties choose seniors who had demonstrated, in an outstanding way, these qualities of a good citizen. Five students submitted essays with an historical theme.