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

Welcome to the Evergreen Cemetery's Wreaths Across America Page. 

On December 18, 2021 at 10:00 am, Wreaths Across America will be at Evergreen 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.

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 Evergreen 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.


Wreaths Across America's Trucking Tributes Presents Brown Dog Carriers

Coming through my hometown as part of the escort and seeing the hundreds of people and kids waving their American flags along Route 1 in the Biddeford-Saco area was an amazing experience....

Wreaths Across America's Trucking Tributes Presents Crowley

It goes beyond the fact that you’re delivering a wreath to be laid on a service member’s grave. You’re delivering so much more when you think of the families that will see that wreath, potentially for the first time, laid on their loved one’s grave. The opportunity to deliver that level of heart-felt thanks is why we do what we do.”...

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In Honor Of
by Michael Schulewitz for Edmund Schulewitz, Army, Honored by Evergreen Cemetery

Edmund Schulewitz, father of 12, grandfather of 14 and now great grandfather to 4
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Memory
by Sharon Cashman for William Fuzie, Army, Honored by Evergreen Cemetery

Dad/ Grandpa Bill We love and miss you everyday
Check out 19 "Remember" recent messages from our supporters. Click "View Remember Wall" to see them all.

Ceremony Details

Location Information

Evergreen Cemetery (COEGCS)
1005 Hancock Expressway
Colorado Springs, CO 80903

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December 18, 2021 at 10:00 am

David Carr, Jenny Carr

Directions to Cemetery

Navigation systems do an adequate job finding the cemetery. When you arrive, please check in at Evergreen Chapel before laying wreaths at selected headstones in your assigned section(s).

Parking Instructions

There is plenty of parking around the cemetery, however, please give heed to the "No Parking" signs. This will ensure adequate room for guests and traffic. Designated handicap parking is available for those with state issued placards or license plates.

NOTE: Be mindful that there are deep irrigation ditches along many of the roadways in the cemetery - we'd hate to see you ruin a rim or tire!

Ceremony and Volunteer Information

We are happy that you are willing to help with our Wreath Across America ceremony at Evergreen Cemetery. Please do not forget to register to volunteer so you will receive all updates about the cemetery itself!

This year, on National Wreaths Across America Day, we will not be holding a ceremony, but we will be laying all sponsored veteran wreaths. We are making necessary modifications to ensure the safety of all who attend and participate. To join us in laying wreaths, please click the red Volunteer button and sign up for an available time slot. Thank you!


NOTE: Unless the weather is so severe that transportation across Colorado Springs is shut down, we will be placing wreaths regardless of rain, snow, or good weather!

Here are some things to remember:

  • Everyone of all ages and backgrounds are welcome.

  • Check in at Evergreen Chapel before proceeding to your assigned section(s).
    • Please do not place wreaths in sections to which you are not assigned. The box(es) at each section will have the first initial and last name of the individual who signed up to volunteer.
    • 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.

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

    Local Groups Supporting Us

    Evergreen Cemetery Benevolent Society (CO0067P)

    Welcome to Evergreen Cemetery Benevolent Society! Our location fundraising group is proud to support Evergreen Cemetery and to help honor and remember as many veterans as possible. Additionally, a small percentage of each donation assists the society in funding headstone cleaning, repairs, and restoration. Please click "View" to learn more about our effort and then click "Volunteer" to join us for National Wreaths Across America Day on December 18, 2021 at 10:00 am. Thank you so much!

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    American Heritage Girls CO-1514 (CO0131P)

    Welcome to American Heritage Girls CO-1514 (CO0131P)! Our location fundraising group is proud to support Evergreen 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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