[eNewsletter #161] For Freedom Fighters, From Freedom Caretakers…

From the Wreaths Across America organization.


For Freedom Fighters,

By Freedom Caretakers

Today is #GivingTuesday and my challenge to you today, is to give 4 minutes of your time, to either watch this video or share it with someone you love and respect. The WAA Mission to Remember, Honor, and Teach is what we owe our ‘Freedom Fighters’ but even more so, we need to show them we will be the ‘Freedom Caretakers’.
So this year on December 16th, families all across this Nation will bring their children out to place wreaths, and start a conversation about what it means to serve and sacrifice. It is up to each of us to take them, and teach them.
~ Karen Worcester | Executive Director
and the Wreaths Across America Team
Wreaths Across America - Official Page

This Is The Last Week For Wreath Sponsorships!

Yes! There’s still time to sponsor a veterans’ remembrance wreath for National Wreaths Across America Day, Saturday, December 16, 2017.
Sponsor Your Wreaths Today

WAA News This Week:

Lunas Life of Tolerance, Understanding, and Peace; A Gift to Us All-Part II

Luna’s Life of Tolerance, Understanding, and Peace; A Gift to Us All-Part II

Thurman served in the U.S. Army assigned to 7th Army, 20th Armored Division and they liberated four camps including Dachau. “I was only 21 at the time, and we didn’t know what we had come…
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Wreaths Across Americas "Trucking Tributes" Present the National Association of Independent Truckers, TransGuard and IAT Insurance Group

Wreaths Across America’s “Trucking Tributes” Present the National Association of Independent Truckers, TransGuard and IAT Insurance Group

Motivated and dedicated patriots across the country and at locations overseas power the Maine-based nonprofit organization. The mission to remember, honor, and teach is carried out daily.
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Stories For and About Our Veterans

Remembrance Tree Program

Volunteering at Arlington National Cemetery? Here’s What You Need to Know

Wreaths Across America is forever grateful for the thousands of volunteers who place veterans’ remembrance wreaths on the headstones of our fallen as they say their names aloud.
Escort to Arlington

Escort to Arlington Schedule Published

Want to see or follow the 2017 Wreath Escort as it makes it way from Maine to Arlington National Cemetery? Here are this year’s stops.
Welcome

Military History -Stories of Service

Watch the history of military service unfold through this special collection of documentaries and programs from PBS.
Charlotte Bridge Home Helps Veterans Transition to Civilian Life

Local Troop Honoring Fallen Veterans at Dayton National Cemetery

A Kettering-based troop is keeping the memory of our veterans alive. American Heritage Girls OH3210 is partnering with Wreaths Across America to remember.

This Week In Social Media:

Remember, Honor, Teach

Remember, Honor, Teach

Volunteer, sponsor, spread the word. Make our mission, your mission.
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Korean War POW Earns Medal of Honor for Saving His Unit

Check Out the Itinerary

The Wreaths Across America Escort to Arlington official itinerary is here. Are we passing through your community?
Read More

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Shirt Campaigns Available For Delivery Before Christmas

New "I Honored An American Hero" Design

New “I Honored An American Hero” Design

American Hero. Campaign ends Monday, December 04. Help us meet our fundraising goal of 250 shirts!
Order Here
Back By Popular Demand - The Silent Night Shirt Design

Back By Popular Demand – The Silent Night Shirt Design

Give The Gift Of Christmas & Appreciation – The WAA Silent Night Shirt. Campaign ends Monday, December 04. Help us meet our fundraising goal of 1000 shirts!
Order Here
Wreaths Across America

New WAA Car Stickers Are Available – $3.00

Now you can show your family’s support wherever you drive with new Wreaths Across America Car Stickers, available in the WAA Online Store.
Order Stickers While Available!

We would love to hear from you on any of these channels:

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Mark Your Calendars:

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Join us on December 16th (the 3rd Saturday in December), 2017 for National Wreaths Across America Day. Use this map to find a location and sign up to volunteer. Can’t find a location near you? You can start one (adding new locations for 2017)!
Donate or Sign Up To Volunteer
“Remember this…. In truth a person dies twice, once when he stops breathing, and a second time when somebody mentions his or her name for the last time. Join us in December when over one million volunteers nationwide, will say the names of a million fallen out loud, to make sure they will never be forgotten.”

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Shop for everyone on your gift list this holiday at https://smile.amazon.com/ and Amazon donates to Wreaths Across America.

This Week’s Newsletter Is Sponsored By:

Taya Kyle on the
Many supporters know the story of how Worcester Wreath Company Founder Morrill Worcester started the wreath-laying tradition over 25 years ago. But many may not know that Worcester Wreath continues to be one of the main corporate supporters, growing their donation each year, and now making a multi-generational commitment to the mission.

Visit WorcesterWreath.com’s Facebook page for a chance to win one of their unique Tabletop Trees to decorate this Christmas.
See The Giveaway On Facebook
Wreaths Across America HQ, 4 Point Street, Columbia Falls, ME 04623

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