A $10.00 donation will place a rose on twelve graves. The donation of $100 will sponsor a bucket of 125 roses to be placed on 125 headstones at Fort Jackson National Cemetery. A Remembrance Bouquet of flowers is included with each sponsored bucket.
By sponsoring you automatically become a volunteer.
Memorial Day Flowers is an opportunity for your associates to show family members that the sacrifices made by their interred loved ones are remembered.
The Foundation encourages that sponsor associates and family members participate in the laying of roses.
On May 28th, the Sunday of Memorial Day Weekend, each volunteer will carry a Sponsor Logo tote bag with a bucket with 125 roses.
Each corporate sponsor volunteer will receive a bouquet to take home. Each bouquet will be accompanied with a flower food sachet and a care handout.
Each $10,000 sponsors 100 buckets, 1 bucket contains 125 roses.
In July 2007, VA awarded the cemetery design contract to Davis Floyd, Inc. In May 2008, VA began to develop a 15-acre early burial area with temporary facilities. The cemetery construction project was completed in June of 2015. The completed 50-acre interment area will provide 5,704 full-casket gravesites, including 4,224 pre-placed crypts, 1,085 in-ground cremation sites and 2,000 columbarium niches.