The Patriot Guard Riders are proud to report that for the first time since the inception of the Wreaths Across America program, on December 16, 2017, a Holiday Wreath was placed on every gravesite at the Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery in Schuylerville, NY. The Patriot Guard Riders, along with several thousand community volunteers respectfully placed those wreaths, but much more importantly, took the time to honor and remember over 11,000 of our fallen soldiers, sailors and airmen resting in that place of honor.

We wish to sincerely thank everyone who made that goal a reality, particularly those who contributed via the PGRNY “Three For Two” program. Through that program, fully 100% of your contribution went toward the sponsorship of wreaths, with a total of almost 3,800 wreaths (over 1/3 of the total) provided….a truly outstanding effort.

Now that the bar has been set, we look forward to achieving that goal each and every year going forward, and we are confident that with your generous help and support, we can do just that. Once again, our heartfelt thanks for honoring and remembering our fallen heroes.

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Honor Mission

Americo Golino, Veteran 

USN - Korea, Vietnam

Rochester, New York - 03 Apr 2017

 

ABOUT THE MISSION:

My fellow PGR members, We have been honored with a request to stand for a fallen Navy war hero on Monday, April 3rd at 9;30 AM. Chief Petty Officer Americo Golino is a 26 yr Navy veteran who served in both Korea and Viet Nam. We will be escorting him from the funeral home to the church and then to his final resting place at the cemetery. Full military honors will be provided for the service as well as Gates police escort. 

PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 03 Apr 2017

Primary Staging Time: 0830 A.M.

Diponzio Funeral Home 

219 Spencerport Road

Rochester, New York - 14606

Ride Captain:

John McMullen Ride Captain

Special Instructions:

Staging at Funeral Home at 8:30 AM Escort across street at 9:00 AM to St. Theodore's Church Stand flag line for funeral at 9:30 AM 

Escort to cemetery immediately following Stand honorable flag line at cemetery.

Diponzio Funeral Home 

219 Spencerport Road 

Rochester, NY 14606 

 

St. Theodore's Church

168 Spencerport Rd. 

Rochester, NY 14606 

 

Holy Sepulchre Cemetery 

2461 Lake Avenue 

Rochester, NY 14612

 

ROC HOTH Warehouse

The Rochester Area Warehouse can always use your gently used furniture. Presently this program is in the Rochester, NY area only with pickups within the following zip codes: 146XX; 14445; 14467; 14468; 14514; 14515; 14534; 14559; 14580; 14586.

The 2018 ROC HOTH Warehouse Saturday schedule:
March 10
April 14
May 12
June 16
July 14
August 11
September 15
October 13
November 17
December 8

The above schedule is subject to change. Please visit our Facebook page, PGRNY - HOTH for detailed information.

If you have items that meet the criteria, are located in the Rochester area, and would like us to pickup those items, please go to the Help On The Homefront - Donate Items section and fill out the Furniture Donation Pick-up Request Form or call us at 585-866-1747 leaving us a message on our answering service with the reason for your call. You are welcome to bring your donations to the ROC Warehouse by appointment only. Call to schedule your appointment for dropping off your donations today! Your donations are GREATLY appreciated and tax deductible.

 

PGRNY is an all volunteer 501c3 organization. Donations support our mission of honoring the fallen and Veterans and are tax deductible.

Checks payable to Patriot Guard Riders of NY may be sent to:

PO Box 12445
Rochester, NY 14612

Or you may donate by credit card or Paypal

 

Another way to donate is when shopping at Amazon.  Use AmazonSmile and a portion of the sale goes to PGRNY.  Thank You!

AmazonSmiles - PGRNY

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