Gold Star Mothers of New Mexico

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Perpetuating the 


Nobel Principles for Which They 


Fought and Died

Albuquerque Gold Star Mothers

Albuquerque Gold Star Mothers meet at least six times a year, in the Albuquerque area.  There are members of this chapter around the state of New Mexico.

Our mission is to support newly bereaved families by attending funerals around the state and remaining in contact with the families.  We support and work with the Veterans and VA Hospital.  We work closely with Blue Star Mothers.

Annual Dues: $35 - $30 of which is passed on to the National organization


If you have lost your child in the service of our country and would like the community of others in your situation, we invite you to join us.  No one knows how you feel like another mother who has lost a child.


Contact:  Becky Christmas, President

PO Box 173

Wagon Mound, NM 87752

(505) 554-4455 phone


What is a Gold Star Mother?

A Gold Star Mother is a mother whose child has served and died in the line of duty in the Armed Forces of the United States of America or its Allies; or those who have died as a result of injuries sustained in such service.


American Gold Star Mothers, Inc is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.  We are a Veterans Service Organization, established in 1928 and chartered by the United States Congress in 1984. American Gold Star Mothers continue to honor our sons and daughters through service -- service to veterans and patriotic events.  Members work closely with all Veteran's organizations, giving many hours of volunteer work and personal service inVeteran's Hospitals and in the community where they live.

American Gold Star Mothers Mission

Shall be:

  • To keep alive and develop the spirit that prompted world services;
  •  To maintain the ties of friendship born of that service, and assist         and further all patriotic work;
  •  To provide a sense of individual obligation to the community,               state, and nation;
  •  To assist Veterans of all wars;
  •  To provide lessons of patriotism and love of country in the                   communities in which we live;
  •  To inspire respect for the Stars and Stripes in the youth of