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2024 So Far
231 Wreaths Sponsored
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REMEMBER the Fallen. . . HONOR those who Serve. . . TEACH our children the value of Freedom.

Welcome to the Michigan Veterans Cemetery 's Wreaths Across America Page. 

On December 14, 2024 at 12:00 pm (Wreath Placement Immediately Following Ceremony), Wreaths Across America will be at Michigan Veterans Cemetery to Remember and Honor our veterans through the laying of Remembrance wreaths on the graves of our country's fallen heroes and the act of saying the name of each and every veteran aloud.

Please help our location lay wreaths at as many graves as possible by clicking the red "Sponsor" button. Or, if you would like to volunteer to participate in the wreath laying ceremony, please click the “Volunteer” button next to the cemetery name below, and don't forget to click the "Invite" button to invite your friends and family to join you. 

If you have any questions, please contact our volunteer Location Coordinators Catherine at cmeintsma@aol.com or 616-885-6564, or Tiffany at Carrt1@michigan.gov or 616-401-5150

Thank you so much for supporting Michigan Veterans Cemetery and Wreaths Across America!

Sponsor Wreaths

Click "Sponsor Wreaths" to sponsor a wreath and help us reach our goal of honoring every veteran at the cemetery.

Volunteer

Click here if you would like to participate in the wreath laying ceremony on Wreaths Day at the cemetery.

Invite

Click here to spread the word encourage your friends to sponsor, volunteer or keep up with our news.

Wreaths Across America Honors “Flying Tiger Line Flight 739” with a Special Remembrance Ceremony

On Saturday, March 16, 2024, Wreaths Across America remembers the 62nd anniversary of the Disappearance of Flying Tiger Line Flight 739

Wreaths Across America Expands FREE TEACH Program to Include Black History Month Curriculum for Educators

FREE Access to an expanded patriotic, educational curriculum and resources for service-based learning

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Personal Message
by Karla T. for Joseph Thompson, Marine Corps, Honored by Michigan Veterans Cemetery

Love you Uncle Joe - thank you so much for your services!

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In Honor Of
by Kimberley S. for Robert Sundy III, Army, Honored by Michigan Veterans Cemetery

Class of 2024 at West Point: Like None Before, '24! Thank you for serving, Bobby.

Check out 175 "Remember" recent messages from our supporters. Click "View Remember Wall" to see them all.

Location Information

MIGRVH - Michigan Veterans Cemetery
2950 Monroe Ave NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49505, United States

5,400
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December 14, 2024 at 12:00 pm (Wreath Placement Immediately Following Ceremony)

Annie Brooks, Catherine Meinstma, Tiffany Carr

Directions to Cemetery

Navigation systems do an adequate job finding the cemetery. When you arrive, please follow the people and signs to the site of the ceremony itself.

Parking Instructions

There is plenty of parking at this cemetery, so feel free to park in any available spot.

Ceremony and Volunteer Information

 All sponsored and grave specific wreaths in 2020 will be placed privately by a core group of volunteers. If you have questions, please contact our volunteer Location Coordinator at cmeintsma@aol.com

Local Groups Supporting Us

MI0088 - Ottawa-North Kent Blue Star Mothers MI194

Welcome to MI0088 - Ottawa-North Kent Blue Star Mothers MI194! Our location Sponsorship Group is proud to support Michigan Veterans Cemetery and to help honor and remember as many veterans as possible. Please click "View" to learn more about our effort and then click "Volunteer" to join us for National Wreaths Across America Day. Thank you so much!

MI0109 - Sophie De Marsac Campau Chapter NSDAR

Welcome to MI0109 - Sophie De Marsac Campau Chapter NSDAR! Our location Sponsorship Group is proud to support Michigan Veterans Cemetery and to help honor and remember as many veterans as possible. Please click "View" to learn more about our effort and then click "Volunteer" to join us for National Wreaths Across America Day. Thank you so much!

18 groups support us. Click "View Our Groups" to see them all.