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Gainesville FL—Gold Star Families Memorial Monument

All donations made from this page will be designated for the Gainesville FL monument.

A new Gold Star Families Memorial Monument (GSFMM) honoring the families of servicemen and women who sacrificed their lives while serving in the military is currently being planned in the Veterans Memorial Park in Gainesville, FL.

Groundbreaking occurred on August 25, 2018.

Veterans Memorial Park
7400 SW 41st Pl
Gainesville, FL 32608

The public is invited and encouraged to attend the dedication celebrations.

James Islam (Project Chairman) is the Honorary Board Member for the Gold Star Family Memorial Monument, Hershel Woody Williams Medal of Honor Foundation (HWWMOHF).

To learn more about donating to the Gold Star Family Memorial, please contact James at jislamasi@yahoo.com or (352) 538-2301.

The National Project Manager for HWWMOHF is Mike King—e-mail adress: mike.king@hwwmohf.org.

To make a contribution for this particular monument, click the SUPPORT THIS PROJECT button, contact an Honorary Board Member or contact the Foundation at monument@hwwmohf.org.

Honorary Board Member
James Islam
Committee Members
Cary Hill 
Jamie Hill
Donna Islam
Mike Clark
Tammy Clark

Gold Star Family members and relatives are those who have sacrificed a Loved One for our Freedom.

The Gold Star Family Memorial was created by Medal of Honor Recipient Hershel “Woody" Williams to remember those families who have made the ultimate sacrifice. To learn more about the memorial, please visit our Gold Star Families Memorial Monument web page.

"Dying for freedom isn't the worst thing that can happen. Being forgotten is." Georgie Carter-Krell (Mother of Posthumous Medal of Honor Recipient Pfc. Bruce W. Carter, USMCD - Florida

Any excess funds raised for this Gold Star Families Memorial Monument Project will be used to further the mission of the Hershel "Woody" Williams Medal of Honor Foundation’s of honoring Gold Star Families and their fallen Heroes through the establishment of Gold Star Families Memorial Monuments in communities across the United States, offering scholarships to Gold Star Children as well as sponsoring and hosting outreach programs and events for Gold Star Families.


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