Fort Snelling Cemetery Needs Volunteer to place Flags on Memorial Day!

posted by Lee Valsvik - 

2017 MEMORIAL DAY DETAILS

Flags for Fort Snelling needs volunteers to help place – and later remove – flags on the headstones this coming Memorial Day.

GATES OPEN Monday Memorial Day: 5:30am VOLUNTEER SIGN-IN: 6:15am

 Respect and punctuality are of utmost importance on this day. If you have minors, please be sure they are able to follow the same rules and respects for our fallen.

We need contributions to help fund the purchase of over 180,000 American Flags- Stay posted for future fundraising opportunities currently being organized!

The nonprofit’s goal is to one day be able to place a flag at every single veteran grave in the cemetery – right now that’s over 130,000 headstones.

You can sign up to volunteer here, or make a donation. Every $2 donated provides a flag for a veteran.

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