REMEMBER the Fallen. . . HONOR those who Serve. . . TEACH our children the value of Freedom.
Welcome to the Maryland Veterans Cemetery at Cheltenham's Wreaths Across America Page.
This year, the National Wreaths Across America Day ceremony for our location will be shared virtually on Saturday, December 19th, 2020. All sponsored wreaths in 2020 will be placed throughout the day on December 19th by volunteers. To join us in laying veteran wreaths, please sign up for a specific time slot by clicking the red Volunteer button.
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 Maryland Veterans Cemetery at Cheltenham and Wreaths Across America!
Volunteer Spotlight: What's Your Why?
When Marsha lost her son in 2010, she said her faith would not allow her to wallow in self-pity. Her volunteer journey began when she was introduced to the American Gold Star Mothers and Wreaths Across America....
Wreaths Across America's Kid's Corner Presents Dehlia and Kenny Elbe
Upon meeting Dehlia and Kenny, Wreaths Across America volunteers and staff were impressed by their maturity, manners, and incredible work ethic....
by Valarie B. for Fred Crump, Army, Corporal, Honored by Maryland Veterans Cemetery at Cheltenham
by Tininia C. for Jeffrey Campbell, Army, Honored by Maryland Veterans Cemetery at Cheltenham
11301 Crain Hwy
Cheltenham, MD 20623
Directions to Cemetery
Maryland Veterans Cemetery at Cheltenham - MDCHVC - is located at 11301 Crain Highway, Cheltenham MD 20623 Parking is limited on the grounds of MDCHVC.
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Parking is limited to Volunteer Sign-up slots per hour.
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Ceremony and Volunteer Information
We are happy that you are willing to help with our Wreath Across America event at Maryland Veterans Cemetery at Cheltenham. Please do not forget to register to volunteer! That way you will get all updates about the cemetery itself.
Here are some things to remember about the event:
- Registration is required for a specific time slot.
- Masks and social distancing required.
- 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. All empty cardboard boxes must be brought to the cemetery roads so they can be properly disposed of before 3 pm. Please check in with the location coordinator if you are interested in helping with the clean-up.
- Please carpool to Cheltenham as parking is EXTREMELY limited.
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.