REMEMBER the Fallen. . . HONOR those who Serve. . . TEACH our children the value of Freedom.
Welcome to the Yuma's Wreaths Across America Page.
On Saturday, December 19, 2020, Volunteers will be helping 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 Our Fallen and Wreaths Across America!
Wreaths Across America Radio Announces New Strategic Partnerships with Veteran Radio Programs
New programming added to the Wreaths Radio lineup is veteran-centric and aims to inform, educate, and entertain!...
The Last To Fall
Serve and Succeed: The story of Black Quartermasters in WWII from Joseph Reagan, the Director of Military and Veterans Outreach for Wreaths Across America...
In Honor Of
by Michael Moore
Joseph V. Potter, COL, Air Force
by Mike Moore
Col. Joseph V. Potter
1415 S 1st Ave
Yuma, AZ 85364, United States
Click here for the Desert Lawn Memorial Cemetery Page
Directions to Cemetery
Desert Lawn Memorial Park, 1415 S 1st Avenue. Yuma, Arizona 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 are usually Funeral Services going on in the Cemetery on this day. Please, all we ask is that we all be courteous of these events and park out of the way of Funeral attendees. Thank you so much.
Ceremony and Volunteer Information
We are happy that you are willing to help with our Wreath Across America ceremony at Desert Lawn Memorial 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.