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Wreaths Across America Announces 2021 Race Program

Wreaths Across America Announces 2021 Race Program

Expanded partnership with event-management and timing company CompetitorME provides a variety of options for supporters looking to log miles while raising funds to support the mission!  Today, Wreaths Across America (WAA) proudly announces its 2021 Race Program which will include a 737-mile virtual ESCORT TO ARLINGTON CHALLENGE, two virtual RUNNING FOR WREATHS options (5K and […]

VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System to Host Oxnard Vaccination Clinic

VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System to Host Oxnard Vaccination Clinic

OXNARD – VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System (VAGLAHS) announces COVID-19 vaccinations at its Oxnard Community-Based Outpatient Clinic. As part of its ongoing efforts to provide COVID-19 vaccinations to its more than 87,000 enrolled Veterans, VAGLAHS will offer vaccinations to Veterans assigned to the Oxnard Community-Based Outpatient Clinic in accordance with the Center for Disease […]

MISSION BBQ Customers Donate $362,320 to Wreaths Across America

MISSION BBQ Customers Donate $362,320 to Wreaths Across America

MISSION BBQ announced the donation of $362,320, to Wreaths Across America TM (WAA). This contribution was made possible thanks to the generosity of Our Customers and their support of the American Heroes Cups. The donation will help to sponsor over 36,000 veterans’ wreaths to remember our fallen U.S. service members during the 2021 holiday season. […]

Wreaths Across America Announces Start of the Mobile Education Exhibit’s 2021 National Tour

Wreaths Across America Announces Start of the Mobile Education Exhibit’s 2021 National Tour

  This unique museum on wheels could be coming to your hometown, to help honor local veterans and teach the community!   Wreaths Across America (WAA) is proud to announce the start of the 2021 national tour for its Mobile Education Exhibit (MEE). The MEE will hit the road this month in Maine and head […]

Wreaths Across America Remembers the 78th Anniversary of the Sinking of the U.S.A.T. Dorchester

Wreaths Across America Remembers the 78th Anniversary of the Sinking of the U.S.A.T. Dorchester

  Wreaths Across America Honors “The Four Chaplains” With a Special Facebook Live Event On Wednesday, Feb. 3rd, Wreaths Across America remembers the 78th anniversary of the sinking of the U.S.A.T. Dorchester On Wednesday, Feb. 3rd, 2021, Wreaths Across America will honor the American heroes known as “The Four Chaplains” with a special Facebook live event at 12pm […]

Help Troops Not Going Home for the Holidays

Help Troops Not Going Home for the Holidays

Spread the CHRISTMAS SPIRIT to troops who aren’t able to see their families this CHRISTMAS! Unfortunately, due to many reasons, there are many troops all over the globe, and even here at home, who won’t be able to see their families this year. For many troops this is nothing new, they’ve already spent Christmas while […]

2020 National Wreaths Across America Day Sees the Placement of 1.7 Million Veterans’ Wreaths at 2,557 Participating Locations Across the Country

2020 National Wreaths Across America Day Sees the Placement of 1.7 Million  Veterans’ Wreaths at 2,557 Participating Locations Across the Country

OLUMBIA FALLS, Maine — Dec. 19, 2020 — Today, on National Wreaths Across America Day at 2,557 participating locations, dedicated Americans in every state honored our nation’s heroes by safely placing a total of 1.7 million veterans’ wreaths on their headstones and remembering them, by saying each name out loud. (Links to pictures by Susan […]

Wreaths Across America Virtual Convoy Rolls On “For Every Daughter and Every Son, Resting Beneath the Snow in Arlington”

Wreaths Across America Virtual Convoy Rolls On  “For Every Daughter and Every Son, Resting Beneath the Snow in Arlington”

Wreaths Across America (WAA), is a national effort that grew thanks to a simple picture of wreaths laid at soldiers graves covered with snow at Arlington National Cemetery. As we head down the East coast from Maine for the 29th time, Last night’s snow-storm is a humble reminder of how our mission to Remember, Honor, […]

Jersey Mike’s Subs Makes $300,000 Challenge Grant to Wreaths Across America

Jersey Mike’s Subs Makes $300,000 Challenge Grant to Wreaths Across America

Challenge Grant to Spur on a Matching Campaign for $15 Wreath Sponsorships for Placement at Arlington this December COLUMBIA FALLS, ME – Dec. 7, 2020 – Today, national nonprofit Wreaths Across America  (WAA) is proud to announce that Jersey Mike’s Subs, a fast-casual sub sandwich franchise with more than 2,500 locations nationwide, has made a […]

This Veteran Has a Heart of Gold and an Iron Will to Help Others

This Veteran Has a Heart of Gold and an Iron Will to Help Others

BY MAUREEN MACKEY Travis Mills, quadruple amputee and co-founder of a retreat for vets and their families, cares deeply about showing others a path back to normalcy Travis Mills may be one of the most inspirational young people in our country—but he likely won’t care for that characterization.   That’s because, despite how extraordinary this man has […]

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