Join us on National Wreaths Across America Day

December 19, 2020 | Jacksonville National Cemetery
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Volunteer To Place Wreaths

You can help Wreaths Across America by volunteering to place wreaths this year. You must register on the main Wreaths Across America website with the link below. Please follow the simple instructions as well to find the proper place int he website to register. We thank you and look forward to seeing you at this year’s event.

Once you are on the National Wreaths Across America Website: wreathsacrossamerica.org

1: Click on the “Menu” to the right of the webpage

2: Click on “Volunteer To”

3: Click on “Place a Wreath on Wreaths Day”

4: Type in Jacksonville National Cemetery and Click on it when it comes up

5: Choose your day and then choose your time.

Text Donate

Use your smartphone to donate $15 and sponsor a wreath with the following code:

Text WREATH33 to 20222

Our Wreath Goal This Year:

BE THEIR WITNESS

 

About Wreaths Across America at The Jacksonville National Cemetery

Each December on National Wreaths Across America Day, our mission to Remember, Honor and Teach is carried out by coordinating wreath-laying ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery, as well as at more than 1,500 additional locations in all 50 U.S. states, at sea and abroad.

Join us by sponsoring a veterans’ wreath at the Jacksonville National Cemetery, volunteering or donating to a local fundraising group.

Schedule of Events

Prior to Thursday, December17th:

Family members are invited to JNC to place marker flags to designate that they will be placing a wreath at the headstone of their loved one. This is to be done from Wednesday, December 9th thru Wednesday, December 16th.

Thursday, December 17th, 2020

8:00 am

Stage Tractor Trailers at Winn Dixie in Hilliard with a motorcycle escort of 40 riders

WAA Staff arrive at cemetery (Kellina, Ken, Mike, Debbie, Alicia, Nick, Kathy, plus 13 more)

9:00 am

Tractor trailers and motorcycle escort arrive at JNC

Escort riders assist unloading of boxes, staging wreaths and putting boxes in dumpsters

12:00 pm

VOLUNTEERS wreath placing begins until 6:00 PM

Friday, December 18th, 2020

11:00 am

WAA Staff Arrive/ Section Leaders Arrive

12:00 am

VOLUNTEER wreath placing Begins until 6:00 PM

Saturday, December 19th, 2020

7:00 am

JNC staff places branch flags at bell tower, place wreath holders at bell tower for each branch of service

WAA Staff and Section Leaders Arrive

8:00 am

VOLUNTEER wreath placing begins until 4:00 PM

12:00 PM

CEREMONY WILL BE AIRED ON SOCIAL MEDIA

2:00 PM

WAA staff and Cemetery staff continue to place and finish wreath placement

The Event Location

Jacksonville National Cemetery
4083 Lannie Rd
Jacksonville, FL 32218

Event Parking

Event Parking will be at the Jacksonville National Cemetery

4083 Lannie Rd
Jacksonville, Florida 32218

Handicap Parking

Handicap Parking will be at the Jacksonville National Cemetery

4083 Lannie Rd
Jacksonville, Florida 32218

Jacksonville National Cemetery

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Sponsors

Thanks to our sponsors for making the Wreaths Across America at the Jacksonville National Cemetery event FREE to attend!

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