AGSM, The Department of Northern California is a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization. We are an official Department of American Gold Star Mothers, Inc, a national, Congressionally chartered veteran service organization since 1984 (established in 1928). We are a non-political, non-sectarian, non-racial organization. We do not support or endorse any political candidate nor do we endorse any religious organization. . Links to our website do not represent an endorsement.