London, United Kingdom
American Library, Norfolk
The Library is a living memorial to the nearly 7,000 American personnel from the 2nd Air Division who were based in East Anglia during World War II and were killed in action, as well as those who survived. The Chapter's donation is being used to purchase digital books.
DAR National Projects
To directly support NSDAR Projects and to raise the profile of WHP in committing funds to the National Society. Our 2022 donation will be directed toward the Landstuhl Medical Center in Germany.
Spafford Children's Center
The Spafford Children’s Center in the Old City of Jerusalem is providing education and counselling programmes to children with special needs. Chapter donations go towards training teachers and technical equipment.
DAR awards ROTC medals to student cadets of outstanding ability and achievement. The schools select the award recipients, who must have shown qualities of dependability, good character, adherence to military discipline, leadership ability, and understanding of the importance of ROTC training.
The Heritage League of the 2nd Air Division
The Heritage League mission is to educate following generations about the sacrifices of our forebears of the Bomb and Fighter Groups of the Second Air Division in WWII. The League has taken on the project of digitizing and making available online copies of all available newsletters from each of the individual Bomb Groups and Fighter groups that were part of the 2nd Air Division of the Mighty 8th Army Air Force.
Queen's Green Canopy - The Woodland Trust
The Queen’s Green Canopy (QGC) is a unique tree planting initiative created to mark Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee in 2022 which invites people from across the United Kingdom to “Plant a Tree for the Jubilee”. The Chapter will be purchasing trees for members to plant privately, as well as making a donation to The Woodland Trust for school children to plant trees.
Woodlarks was established in 1930 and over the last 80 years has provided accessible camping for people with all kind of disabilities. Children and adults alike come to Woodlarks to experience new things, and leave often having exceeded their own expectations.
"Franklin's Young Inventors"
Franklin's Young Inventors is Benjamin Franklin's House science club for aspiring scientists in Key Stage 3 (ages 11-14). Participants learn all about the experiments carried out by Benjamin Franklin and his British friends as well as trying their hand at practical investigations.
93rd Bombardment Group, Station 104
Situated in original buildings, this small, privately-managed museum is "Dedicated to the memory of those who served in the 93rd Bombardment Group (H) of the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF), known as 'The Travelling Circus', or 'Ted's Travelling Circus'. Chapter funds will pay for a new glass display case for the complete uniform of a veteran.