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2020 So Far
12,507 Wreaths Sponsored
24.1% to Goal
39,493 To Go!
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REMEMBER the Fallen. . . HONOR those who Serve. . . TEACH our children the value of Freedom.

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

This year there will be NO Public ceremony.  

All sponsored wreaths in 2020 will be placed throughout the day on December 16th-19th by limited volunteers. 

All wreath laying spots are now full.

If you have special requests, please contact the volunteer Location Coordinator at proudarmysis4@sbcglobal.net to make those arrangements. 

Please help our location lay wreaths at as many graves as possible by clicking the red "Sponsor" button. 

Please note, masks and gloves are required for this event.

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

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Sponsor Wreaths

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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Crowley Will Serve as Official Puerto Rico Sponsor for Wreaths Across America

“This is an opportunity to show our thanks and appreciation for the unending contributions and sacrifices of those who have served our country along with their families in Puerto Rico and beyond.”...

Wreaths Across America's Kid's Corner Presents Remmer Machamer in Texas

For the past few years, Remmer has raised wreath sponsorships the old-fashioned way, going door-to-door with an earnest sales pitch but this year, he’s concerned about the impact Coronavirus will have on that effort....

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by Elaine J. for Kenneth Lloyd, Marine Corps, Honored by Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery Elwood

Honoring Kenneth Lloyd, This is our first holiday season without your physical presence. Your spirit, smile, laughter and generosity will never be forgotten.
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Memory
by Elaine J. for Kenneth Lloyd, Marine Corps, Honored by Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery Elwood

Honoring Kenneth Lloyd, This is our first holiday season without your physical presence. Your spirit, smile, laughter and generosity will never be forgotten.
Check out 429 "Remember" recent messages from our supporters. Click "View Remember Wall" to see them all.

Ceremony Details

Location Information

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

52,000
52,000
12,507

December 16, 17, 18 and 19, 2020

Debbie B.

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

For 2020 WAA there will be NO public ceremony due to COVID restrictions.  All wreaths sponsored will be placed by limited volunteers.  

Ceremony and Volunteer Information

All sponsored wreaths in 2020 will be placed throughout the day on December 16th-19th by limited volunteers. 

All volunteer and wreath placement spots are full.

If you have special requests, please contact the volunteer Location Coordinator at proudarmysis4@sbcglobal.net to make those arrangements

Please note, masks and gloves are required for this event.

Local Groups Supporting Us

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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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 19 at 12:00 pm, 2020. Thank you so much!

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

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