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Washington Crossing National Cemetery

Sponsor a Rose Bucket/Donate

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 Washington Crossing National Cemetery. A Remembrance Bouquet of flowers is included with each sponsored bucket.


By sponsoring you automatically become a volunteer.


If you would like to volunteer to place or hand out flowers please click the Volunteer button. For further information please contact the local event organizer.

  • We may need to call you to coordinate before Memorial Day Weekend
  • Invite your family and friends to join you

Matthew Verney


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 27th, 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.



2017 Coverage Goal


Veterans Graves

Map of the cemetery


Roses were donated in 2016 in a pilot program authorized by The National Cemetery Administration

Washington Crossing National Cemetery

Washington Crossing National Cemetery is located approximately three miles southwest from the location where General Washington crossed the Delaware River. The cemetery is located on land that William Penn deeded to Euro-American settlers in 1698, and was used as farmland for centuries. In 2008, the Department of Veterans Affairs purchased the property from Dolington Land, L.P., a subsidiary of the homebuilding company Toll Brothers. The cemetery was formally dedicated in 2009 and opened for burials the following year. Washington Crossing National Cemetery is the fourth national cemetery established in Pennsylvania and the 131st in the national cemetery system.