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Arpin Receives Spirit of Giving Award

The James Prout/WAA Spirit of Giving Award is named in memory of James Prout, owner of Blue Bird Ranch Trucking of Jonesboro, Maine – WAA’s home state. Prout was the first person to volunteer to haul wreaths for WAA when the program was in its infancy. The award is given annually to a deserving professional truck driver, company or organization that has supported charitable causes in a way that will affect generations to come. ...

Tune in to Win During our Virtual Convoy

We can hardly believe it’s here! ...

A Shout Out to the United States Marines

On Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018, the Marine Corps could have added another meaning to their motto: ”Always Ready.” ...

Faces of the Mission

From 2008 through February of 2018, Amber served as a public relations consultant for Wreaths Across America. ...

Making It Matter

Even though Easterseals is not a suicide prevention agency, since our inception, our care coordinators have intervened in 113 instances where a veteran was determined to be at high risk of suicide. ...

Civil Air Patrol Moves the Mission

In 2018, the ceremony in Rocky Hill, conducted by the 103rd Composite Squadron, will include wreath-laying as well which will require the sponsorship of 1,500 additional wreaths, and Joe’s not likely to stop there. ...

When Like-Minded Missions Work Together

Civil Air Patrol's mission is to support America's communities with emergency response, diverse aviation and ground services, youth development and promotion of air, space and cyber power....

Life is a Journey Not a Destination

While Arlington was the destination for the wreaths, it was the experience of the journey down as part of the convoy and the opportunity to talk to individuals along the way or those waiting in line with me behind the trucks that will stay with me for life...

August Faces of the Mission

Whether its folding and shipping merchandise or driving veterans across town (or states), Sam will not only raise her hand, she’ll do it with a big smile and contagious laugh that is impossible to not love!...

Wreaths Across America's "Trucking Tributes" Presents NAIT'S Support

In 2018, the National Association of Independent Truckers (NAIT) once again steps forward to provide considerable financial support for the operations and logistics that are the backbone of Wreaths Across America. ...

SWAT Volunteer Prepares for National Wreath Day in Idaho

Tamara’s revved up for National Wreaths Across America Day in December 2018 after an opportunity earlier this year to visit Wreaths Across America’s Headquarters and National Museum located in Columbia Falls, Maine....

Hero's Bridge Cares for Elderly Veterans

Hero’s Bridge has four key principles that drive its mission; always remain centric to the older veteran, no red tape, no passing the buck and never leave a man behind. ...