Olathe KS Project - Gold Star Families Memorial Monument

The Project Committee for the GSFMM located in Olathe, KS is excited to announce they will be recognizing and honoring Gold Star Families with a Gold Star Families Memorial Monument at the Veterans Memorial Park in Olathe.

Medal of Honor Recipient and Co-Founder of the HWWMOHF, Woody Williams will meet with community leaders on Friday, November 18th. The HWWMOHF will present a $5,000 check as matching seed monies.

To learn more about the Gold Star Family Memorial, please contact:

GSFMM Project Committee Chairman Gerald Hay, Honorary Board Member, Hershel Woody Williams Medal of Honor Foundation.

Email: Gerald.Hay@jocogov.org
Phone: (913) 715-0736

Mr. Hay will be working on the GSFMM Project with the American Legion, and the City of Olathe, as well as community leaders and citizens.

The National Project Manager for HWWMOHF is Mike King: Email mike.king@hwwmohf.org.

To make a contribution for this particular Project:

CLICK THE DONATE TAB AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE, 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 place of parents, children, stepchildren, children through adoption, brothers, sisters, half brothers, half sisters, aunts, uncles, cousins, nephews, nieces, 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 or Honor Recipient Pfc. Bruce W. Carter, USMC- Florida


All donations made from this page will be designated for the Olathe KS project.