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

Welcome to the Volunteers for Veterans Foundation (CA0214P)'s Wreaths Across America Page. 

On December 17, 2022 at 09:00 am, Volunteers for Veterans Foundation (CA0214P) will be helping Riverside National Cemetery to Remember and Honor our veterans by laying Remembrance wreaths on the graves of our country's fallen heroes.

Please help us honor and remember as many fallen heroes as possible by sponsoring remembrance wreaths, volunteering on Wreaths Day, or inviting your family and friends to attend with you.

Thank you so much for supporting the Volunteers for Veterans Foundation (CA0214P) 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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“It gave me a completely different opinion of the American public.I was surprised when I saw close to eighty thousand people find their way to Arlington National Cemetery, and you have to put effort into getting there, for the chance to get two, maybe four wreaths to place. It was inspiring."...

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In Honor Of
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to all that have served and are now serving. We thank you VFVF
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In Honor Of
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to all that have served and are now serving. We thank you VFVF
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Ceremony Details

Location Information

Riverside National Cemetery (CARNCR)
22495 Van Buren Blvd
Riverside, CA 92518
Click here for the Riverside National Cemetery Page

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December 17, 2022 at 09:00 am

Meagan Erickson, 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.

Our Locations

Welcome to Riverside National Cemetery (CARNCR) and thank you deeply for helping us with our goal to honor as many veterans as possible on Wreaths Across America Day, December 17, 2022. Please click "View" to learn more about our effort or to volunteer to help or click "Sponsor" to purchase wreaths that will be laid on the graves of our fallen heroes by our loyal volunteers....

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VFVF Donation Page

Welcome to my personal fundraising page for Wreaths Across America. I am working hard to support Volunteers for Veterans Foundation and Riverside National Cemetery in our joint effort to fulfill WAA's mission to Remember, Honor, and Teach. Please click "View" to learn more about me and my effort and to help me cover as many graves on Wreaths Across America day, December 17, 2022 at 12:00 PM....