Support Wreaths Across America

Posted on November 1st, 2021

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NuMark Credit Union is currently collecting donations for the Wreaths Across America Project. It is our way of thanking and honoring our nation’s heroes and their families. In support of our veterans, members and non-members can visit any NuMark Credit Union location and make a donation. All monies will go towards purchasing wreaths that will be placed on gravesites at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood, Illinois. Donations will be accepted through Saturday, November 20th and we are matching up to $1,500.

Wreaths Across America’s Mission: Remember Our Fallen U.S. Veterans – Honor Those Who Serve – Teach Our Children the Value of Freedom

Due to current COVID protocols, Wreaths Across America will not be having a public ceremony and they 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. All volunteer spots have been filled. If you have already registered, wreaths will be available for pickup during your scheduled time at the Elwood Administration Bldg. at 401 E. Mississippi Ave, Elwood, IL. For more details visit wreathsacrossamerica.org, click on the Volunteer button and select Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery.

NuMark Credit Union is a proud supporter of Wreaths Across America. Over the past 11 years, NuMark has collected over $28,000 sponsoring more than 2,900 wreaths. Please join us by donating to Wreaths Across America today!

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Wreaths Across America™ is nonprofit 501-c3 organization that was formed as an extension of the Arlington Wreath Project. The Arlington Wreath program was started by Morrill Worcester in 1992 with the donation and laying of 5000 Christmas wreaths to Arlington National Cemetery. For over 20 years, wreaths have honored veterans in each branch of the military in over 2,100 participating locations in all 50 states and 24 national veteran cemeteries on foreign soil. Over 100,000 wreaths have been donated and more than 65,000 volunteers have participated in the project. To lay a wreath at a specific grave, fill out this Grave Specific Form. To learn more, visit the Wreaths Across America website at wreathsacrossamerica.org.

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