REMEMBER the Fallen. . . HONOR those who Serve. . . TEACH our children the value of Freedom.
Welcome to the Forest Lawn East Cemetery 's Wreaths Across America Page.
On December 17, 2022 at 12:00 pm, Wreaths Across America will be at Forest Lawn East 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 Forest Lawn East Cemetery and Wreaths Across America!
Wreaths Across America's Trucking Tributes Presents Leonard's Express
As the years have gone by, other drivers have shown extreme interest in doing this. It’s been overwhelming every year to see how many people want to help with this cause....
Wreaths Across America's Trucking Tributes Presents Walmart's Dave Mott and the First Mile Driver Experience
Dave is getting ready to retire again after driving for Walmart for fifteen years. “They have allowed me to become who I needed to be,” Dave said. “They’ve allowed me to be a good, honorable driver, and if it weren’t for them, I would never have experiences like the ones I’ve had with Wreaths Across America. I appreciate that more than you know.”...
by Phyllis H. for Florian Hammers, Army, Honored by Forest Lawn East Cemetery
Florian Hammers, Army
by Phyllis H. for Wilfred Erickson, Army, Honored by Forest Lawn East Cemetery
Wilfred Erickson, Army
3700 Forest Lawn Dr
Matthews, NC 28104, United States
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.
Parking InstructionsThere is plenty of parking at this cemetery, so feel free to park in any available spot.
Ceremony and Volunteer Information
We are happy that you are willing to help with our Wreath Across America ceremony at Forest Lawn East Cemetery . 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 ceremony:
- 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.
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.