Volunteer Resources

Thank you for being one of our strongest supporters, you are a vital part of our mission! The materials on this page are here to help you as a volunteer. If you need further assistance, please contact your Regional Liaison Team directly.


Regional Map Template


Join us on WAA Radio!

Wreaths Across America wants to feature YOU, our volunteers, each day on Wreaths Across America Radio! We would love to share the work you are doing to prepare in your local community for National Wreaths Across America Day. This will include scheduling a short, live phone interview with Wreaths Across America Radio Morning Show host, Michael W. Hale, and sharing a social media post on the Wreaths Radio Facebook page. Our team has developed a press release template and social media graphics that can help promote your local participation.

Looking for a way to share your plans and get people involved?

Please contact the Wreaths Radio team TODAY to schedule your interview via email here.

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Marketing Materials that Teach about WAA

2023 Factsheet

WAA Story 


WAA Backgrounder & FAQ

WAA Presentation

Informational Brochure

Sponsorship Brochure

Teach Brochure

Template Business Letter

WAA Letterhead

Lifecycle of a Wreath Graphic

2022 Annual Report 

2022 Top 5 Groups by State

Group Ranking Press Release Template

2022 Top Groups and Statistics Ranking 


Marketing Materials for Social Media

How to Create WAA Facebook Page for Registered Groups & Locations:

Live Streaming on Facebook: How-To Instructions

Video Script Template

June 2023 Messaging Guide for Social Media

Veteran Remember Template for Social Media (requires free Canva account)

2023 Sponsorship PSA's (Videos Sized for Social Media Use)

WAA YouTube Channel

Wreaths Across America - Official Facebook Page

Wreaths Across America - Radio Facebook Page


Marketing Materials for Events

Veterans Wreath Coloring Page

WAA Day Poster PDF

WAA Day Poster (Spanish)

Folded Group/Location Cards

Mobile Education Exhibit Resource Guide

2023 Fundraising Idea Guide

Point of Sale Kits

Flag a Friend Template

You've Been Ducked Template

Press Release Templates for Local News Media

2023 PR Toolkit

2023 Theme Press Release Template

2023 Flag Day TEACH Press Release Template

Official Location Press Release Template

Official Sponsorship Group Press Release Template

WAA Day Media Advisory Template

Fundraising Event Media Advisory Template

2022 Wrap Up Release Template

Wreath Clean Up Press Release


Introduction To Wreaths Across America:

Wreaths Across America is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded to continue and expand the annual wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery begun by Maine businessman Morrill Worcester in 1992. The organization’s yearlong mission – Remember, Honor, Teach – is carried out in part each year by coordinating wreath-laying ceremonies in December at thousands of participating locations in all 50 states and beyond. You can read the full history of the organization  here - feel free to use!

Here’s a video version that will save you the reading:

National Wreaths Across America Day is a free, non-political event, that honors and remembers our nation's veterans who are laid to rest in more than 3,700 participating locations nationwide. This event if free and open to ALL people.

People living in communities all over this country have demonstrated that Wreaths Across America Day is important to them as Americans and loving family and friends. Thanks to our dedicated volunteers for making the mission a reality in communities across the country. It is because of YOU that the mission grows.

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HubSpot Video

For TV: Volunteer B-Roll

Video by Blackfly Media: Volunteers moving the Mission throughout the year

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HubSpot Video

For TV: Volunteer B-Roll

Video by Blackfly Media: More Than two million sponsored veterans' wreaths were placed at over three thousand locations nationwide in 2022.

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HubSpot Video

For TV: Convoy B-Roll

Video by WAA Staff: Trucks arrive in Ellsworth, ME

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HubSpot Video

For TV: Wreath Production

Video by WAA Staff: Veterans' Wreaths are made by vendor Worcester Wreath Co. Please note, anyone wishing to read about the difference between Wreaths Across America, the national non-profit organization, and Worcester Wreath Company, can read more here.

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