Mobirise Web Maker

Riverside CA Project—Gold Star Families Memorial Monument

All donations made from this page will be designated for the Riverside CA project.

The State of CALIFORNIA's new Gold Star Families Memorial Monument (GSFMM) honoring the families of servicemen and women killed in the line of duty is now shaping up to become a reality through the efforts of Gold Star Wife DeeDee Rodler, President, Gold Star Wives of America, Inland Empire Chapter. 

Dee Dee is the Chairman of the committee for the Gold Star Family Memorial Monument project in Riverside, CA and an Honorary Board Member, Hershel Woody Williams Medal of Honor Foundation (HWWMOHF). 

The committee for the memorial will be comprised of several Gold Star Family members and business leaders from the area. 

To make a contribution for this particular project, click the SUPPORT THIS PROJECT button, contact Dee Dee Rodler at (951) 551.7328, contact an Honorary Board Member or contact the HWWMOHF at (304) 208.4254.

A Gold Star family is a wife, husband, mother, father, stepmother, stepfather, parent through adoption, foster parents who stand or stood in loco parentis, children, stepchildren, children through adoption, brothers, sisters, half brothers, half sisters, aunts, uncles, grandchildren and grandparents of a member of the Armed Forces of the United States that sacrificed their life for our way of life and the American flag under which they served. 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, USMC- Florida