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Feb 12, 2019, 09:59 ET Gold Star Mom is "Running Fir Wreaths" to Honor her Son and all of America's Fallen Heroes

Gold Star Mother Cathy Powers is "Running Fir Wreaths" in 2019. Her goal is to run a total of 1,000 miles (with a portion in every state) in honor of ...


Jan 10, 2019, 08:24 ET National Nonprofit Wreaths Across America Announces 2019 Theme

Each year, millions of Americans - a third of whom are children - come together to REMEMBER the fallen, HONOR those that serve and their families,...


Dec 16, 2018, 08:49 ET 2018 National Wreaths Across America Day Sees the Placement of 1,800,000 Veterans' Wreaths at 1,640 Participating Cemeteries Across the Country

Yesterday on National Wreaths Across America Day at 1,640 participating locations nationwide, grateful Americans in every state placed 1,800,000...


Nov 08, 2018, 08:00 ET Wreaths Across America Advances its Mission to Normandy

Today, Wreaths Across America (WAA) announces that it has been granted permission by the French authorities, on the basis of phytosanitary guarantees ...


Sep 11, 2018, 15:24 ET Bennett International Group to Host Wreaths Across America Mobile Education Exhibit

This Thursday and Friday, Sept. 13 & 14, 2018, as part of the company's Driver Appreciation Events, Bennett International Group will host Wreaths...


Aug 23, 2018, 13:00 ET Wreaths Across America Accepts $50,000 Donation from National Association of Independent Truckers (NAIT)

In a check presentation made today at the Great American Truck Show in Dallas, national nonprofit Wreaths Across America (WAA) accepted a...


Jul 03, 2018, 09:00 ET Wreaths Across America Celebrates "Giving in July" with Five National Fundraising Partners

As the Christmas in July theme leaps into the marketing consciousness of multitudes, national nonprofit Wreaths Across America continues to develop...


Apr 24, 2018, 04:26 ET Wreaths Across America Founders Receive the Congressional Medal of Honor Society's Patriot Award

Wreaths Across America today announced that its Executive Director Karen Worcester and Founder Morrill Worcester were awarded the Congressional Medal ...


Feb 27, 2018, 11:11 ET Wreaths Across America Announces 2018 Theme

Each year, millions of Americans come together to REMEMBER the fallen, HONOR those that serve and their families, and TEACH the next generation about ...


Dec 16, 2017, 18:16 ET 2017 National Wreaths Across America Day Sees the Placement of More than 1,565,000 Remembrance Wreaths at 1,422 Participating Cemeteries Across the Country

In 1992, a wreath-maker from Maine had 5,000 extra wreaths. Rather than letting them go to waste, he gave the wreaths as a gift of thanks for the...


Dec 07, 2017, 15:22 ET Wreaths Across America Accepts Support from the Pittsburgh Steelers

Wreaths Across America (WAA) today announced that is has accepted with gratitude a contribution of $20,000 from the Pittsburgh Steelers. The donation ...


Nov 16, 2017, 12:20 ET Wreaths Across America Announces the 2017 Escort to Arlington Event Itinerary

The Wreaths Across America escort of handmade, balsam wreaths heading to Arlington National Cemetery from Maine has become known as the country's...


Oct 13, 2017, 09:47 ET Become a Rolling Ambassador for Wreaths Across America

Today, national nonprofit Wreaths Across America announces a new sponsorship opportunity — Rolling Ambassadors — available to professional truck...


Aug 24, 2017, 09:42 ET Wreaths Across America (WAA) and Chris Kyle Frog Foundation (CKFF) formalize project

Since first meeting the Wreaths Across America (WAA) team and Worcester family last fall, Taya Kyle, Founder and Executive Director of Chris Kyle...


Jul 20, 2017, 09:00 ET 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) to Attend Veterans Remembrance Tree Tagging in Maine

Join us for a historic day of honor and tribute. On Saturday, July 29, 2017, members of the 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (the Old Guard), including unit ...


Mar 01, 2017, 08:35 ET Wreaths Across America Announces "I'm an American" Theme for 2017

Each December, Americans from all walks of life join together in thanks on National Wreaths Across America Day to Remember, Honor and Teach. In 2016, ...


Jan 25, 2017, 08:00 ET Wreaths Across America Takes On Annual Wreath Retirement at Arlington National Cemetery

Wreaths Across America (WAA), the national nonprofit responsible for the placement of veterans' wreaths at Arlington National Cemetery (ANC) each...


Dec 17, 2016, 06:36 ET 2016 National Wreaths Across America Day Sees the Placement of 1.2 Million Remembrance Wreaths at 1,228 Cemeteries Across the Country

Twenty-five years ago this December, a wreath-maker from Maine had 5,000 extra wreaths. Rather than letting them go to waste, he gave the wreaths as...


Nov 29, 2016, 11:06 ET Wreaths Across America Announces 2016 Escort to Arlington Route

Each December, the excitement grows in anticipation for the Wreaths Across America escort of handmade balsam wreaths heading to Arlington National...


Nov 25, 2016, 11:17 ET Jersey Mike's Subs Announces Plans To Provide Matching Donation For Every Wreath Sponsorship Received For Arlington National Cemetery

Jersey Mike's Subs, known for its fresh sliced/fresh grilled subs, today announced a generous incentive program for donors looking to help Wreaths...


Oct 20, 2016, 05:18 ET Two National Veterans Service Nonprofits Enter Partnership

As of 2 p.m. today, two leading national veterans service nonprofits, Wreaths Across America (WAA) and American Gold Star Mothers, Inc. (AGSM), have...


Apr 27, 2016, 04:48 ET Wreaths Across America Presents Annual Awards Honoring the Exceptional Efforts Made to Remember Our Nation's Veterans

National nonprofit Wreaths Across America (WAA), who in 2016 celebrates its 25th year of placing live, balsam remembrance wreaths at Arlington...


Dec 03, 2015, 03:09 ET Wreaths Across America Leads the Way in Honoring Our Nation's Veterans with Support from Walmart

Today, Wreaths Across America (WAA) announced that Walmart has once again provided much-needed support for the national nonprofit's mission to...


Apr 20, 2015, 03:53 ET Wreaths Across America Unveils 2015 Military Thank-You Cards

Wreaths Across America (WAA) announced today that its 2015 military thank-you cards are available for order. As a part of the organization's "Thanks...


Dec 13, 2014, 05:35 ET Wreaths Across America Achieves Goal of Honoring Every Veteran Buried at Arlington National Cemetery

Today, Wreaths Across America (WAA), along with nearly 50,000 volunteers, placed remembrance wreaths on the headstones of 230,000 veterans at...