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Elkin NC—Gold Star Families Memorial Monument

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All donations made from this link will be designated for the Elkin NC 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 Elkin NC.

A groundbreaking ceremony was held on October 10 2020.

Elkin City Park
Hwy 268 West
Elkin NC 28621

The public is invited to attend the dedication celebrations.

Jon Garing and Steve Wells are the Honorary Board Members for the Gold Star Family Memorial Monument, Hershel Woody Williams Medal of Honor Foundation (HWWMOHF).

To learn more about donating to a Gold Star Families Memorial Monument, please contact the Foundation at monument@hwwmohf.org.

Honorary Board Members
Jon Garing
Steve Wells
Gold Star Families Memorial Monument
Committee Members
Sam Bishop
Elizabeth Garner - Gold Star Mother
Elijah Van Gordon
Darrell Holloway

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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