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2021 So Far
16,331 Wreaths Sponsored
25.1% to Goal
48,669 To Go!

REMEMBER the Fallen. . . HONOR those who Serve. . . TEACH our children the value of Freedom.

Welcome to the Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery Elwood's Wreaths Across America Page. 

Due to current COVID protocols, we will not be having a public ceremony and we will be doing staggered wreath laying with limited attendance throughout the day on Saturday, December 18th. Attendance will be limited to 100 volunteers per hour and a ticket will be required to access the cemetery. Click the red volunteer button to get registered. Your confirmation email will serve as your ticket.  

Wreaths will be available for pickup during your scheduled time at the Elwood Administration Bldg. at 401 E. Mississippi Ave, Elwood, IL

Thank you so much for supporting Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery Elwood and Wreaths Across America!

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

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

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Personal Message
by Rita A. Dunne for David Dunne, Army, Born 11/04/43, Passed On 10/30/18, Honored by Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery Elwood

I Love You Always ~ Until We Meet Again Forever Yours My Love
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Personal Message
by Rita A. Dunne for David Dunne, Army, Born 11/04/43, Passed On 10/30/18, Honored by Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery Elwood

I Love You Always ~ Until We Meet Again Forever Yours My Love
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Ceremony Details

Location Information

Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery Elwood (ILALNE)
20953 W Hoff Rd
Elwood, IL 60421

65,000
65,000
16,331

December 18, 2021 at 08:00 am to 5:00 pm

Dan Schliffka, Debbie Bennett

Directions to Cemetery

Due to current COVID protocols, we will not be having a public ceremony and we will be doing staggered wreath laying with limited attendance throughout the day on Saturday, December 18th. Attendance will be limited to 100 volunteers per hour and a ticket will be required to access the cemetery. Click the red volunteer button to get registered. Your confirmation email will serve as your ticket.  

Wreaths will be available for pickup during your scheduled time at the Elwood Administration Bldg. at 401 E. Mississippi Ave, Elwood, IL

Parking Instructions

Wreaths will be available for pickup during your scheduled time at the Elwood Administration Bldg. at 401 E. Mississippi Ave, Elwood, IL

Ceremony and Volunteer Information

We are happy that you are willing to help with our Wreath Across America ceremony at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery Elwood. 

Due to current COVID protocols, we will not be having a public ceremony and we will be doing staggered wreath laying with limited attendance throughout the day on Saturday, December 18th. Attendance will be limited to 100 volunteers per hour and a ticket will be required to access the cemetery. Click the red volunteer button to get registered. Your confirmation email will serve as your ticket. Wreaths will be available for pickup during your scheduled time at the Elwood Administration Bldg. at 401 E. Mississippi Ave, Elwood, IL

Local Groups Supporting Us

Honor Wreaths For Veterans

Welcome to Honor Wreaths For Veterans! Our location fundraising group is proud to support 11 cemeteries (9 National and 2 City Cemeteries) 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 the wreath laying ceremony planned for December 18, 2021 at 11:00 am. Thank you so much!

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Operation Care Package IL0013P

Welcome to Operation Care Package! Our location fundraising group is proud to support Abraham Lincoln National 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!

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

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