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REMEMBER the Fallen. . . HONOR those who Serve. . . TEACH our children the value of Freedom.

Welcome to the Riverside National Cemetery's Wreaths Across America Page. 

On December 17, 2022 at 09:00 am, Wreaths Across America will be at Riverside National Cemetery to Remember and Honor our veterans through the laying of Remembrance wreaths on the graves of our country's fallen heroes and the act of saying the name of each and every veteran aloud.

There will not be a formal remembrance ceremony this year, however, we invite you to join us in laying all sponsored veteran wreaths!

Please help our location lay wreaths at as many graves as possible by clicking the red "Sponsor" button. Or, if you would like to volunteer to participate in the wreath laying ceremony, please click the “Volunteer” button next to the cemetery name below, and don't forget to click the "Invite" button to invite your friends and family to join you. 

Thank you so much for supporting Riverside National Cemetery and Wreaths Across America!

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Sponsor Wreaths

Click "Sponsor Wreaths" to sponsor a wreath and help us reach our goal of honoring every veteran at the cemetery.

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Volunteer

Click here if you would like to participate in the wreath laying ceremony on Wreaths Day at the cemetery.

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Invite

Click here to spread the word encourage your friends to sponsor, volunteer or keep up with our news.


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In Memoriam
by Sherril B.
Always and forever
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In Honor Of
by Connie D. for Robert Darr, Navy, Honored by Riverside National Cemetery

Robert W. Darr his service to our country as a member of the Navy but also in his memory as my father and the man who loved my mother and my family.
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Ceremony Details

Location Information

Riverside National Cemetery (CARNCR)
22495 Van Buren Blvd
Riverside, CA 92518

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December 17, 2022 at 09:00 am

Amy Lim, Roger Ledina

Directions to Cemetery

Navigation systems do an adequate job finding the cemetery. When you arrive, please follow the people and signs to the site of the ceremony itself.

Unfortunately we are UNABLE to have our normal ceremony this year due to COVID-19 restrictions, but we still need your help to place wreaths:


We are still placing wreaths Dec 18 at 9am

Please come in and drive around the Medal of Honor memorial, then enter the staging lanes on your right. There, you will pick up wreaths and get your assigned placement area. 

Everyone of all ages and backgrounds is welcome.

Please help ensure that all participants get the opportunity to place a wreath.

Please follow the location coordinators instructions on where to place wreaths, as well as "how" they should be placed.

We especially appreciate volunteers willing to help clean-up. Please check in with the location coordinator if you are interested in helping with the clean-up. PLEASE TEXT @RNCW to the number 81010 to be added to the text alert for setup and cleanup.

Parking Instructions

Although parking is plentiful at this location, certain areas will be blocked off to insure participant safety and access. Please make sure you are following guided traffic flow and parking directions given by cemetery staff and volunteers.

 It is recommended you plan to arrive early. Allowing extra time to accommodate for heavy vehicle traffic, parking, and walking towards the event location will provide you with a more relaxed and meaningful experience  

Unfortunately we are UNABLE to have our normal ceremony this year due to COVID-19 restrictions, but we still need your help to place wreaths:


We are still placing wreaths Dec 18 at 9am

Please come in and drive around the Medal of Honor memorial, then enter the staging lanes on your right. There, you will pick up wreaths and get your assigned placement area. 

Everyone of all ages and backgrounds is welcome.

Please help ensure that all participants get the opportunity to place a wreath.

Please follow the location coordinators instructions on where to place wreaths, as well as "how" they should be placed.

We especially appreciate volunteers willing to help clean-up. Please check in with the location coordinator if you are interested in helping with the clean-up. PLEASE TEXT @RNCW to the number 81010 to be added to the text alert for setup and cleanup.

Thank you!

Ceremony and Volunteer Information

We are happy that you are willing to help with our Wreath Across America ceremony at Riverside National Cemetery. Please do not forget to register to volunteer! That way you will get all updates about the cemetery itself.

Unfortunately we are UNABLE to have our normal ceremony this year due to COVID-19 restrictions, but we still need your help to place wreaths:

  • We are still placing wreaths Dec 18 at 9am
  • Please come in and drive around the Medal of Honor memorial, then enter the staging lanes on your right. There, you will pick up wreaths and get your assigned placement area. 
  • Everyone of all ages and backgrounds is welcome.
  • Please help ensure that all participants get the opportunity to place a wreath.
  • Please follow the location coordinators instructions on where to place wreaths, as well as "how" they should be placed.
  • We especially appreciate volunteers willing to help clean-up. Please check in with the location coordinator if you are interested in helping with the clean-up. PLEASE TEXT @RNCW to the number 81010 to be added to the text alert for setup and cleanup.

The most important thing to remember is to have a wonderful experience participating in the wreath laying and thank you so much for help Wreaths achieve our mission to remember, honor and teach.

Local Groups Supporting Us

Team Leidos

Welcome to Team Leidos! Our location fundraising group is proud to support Arlington National Cemetery and to help honor and remember as many veterans as possible. Please click "View" to learn more about our effort and then click "Volunteer" to join us for National Wreaths Across America Day. Thank you so much!

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Northrop Grumman Supported by VERITAS and Corporate Citizenship

Welcome to Northrop Grumman Supported by VERITAS and Corporate Citizenship! Our location fundraising group is proud to support Arlington National Cemetery and to help honor and remember as many veterans as possible. Please click "View" to learn more about our effort and then click "Volunteer" to join us for National Wreaths Across America Day. Thank you so much!

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