Fundraising deadline for Arlington National Cemetery wreaths extended to next Thursday

Graves are adorned with wreaths as part of Wreaths Across America at Arlington National Cemetery, Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015 in Arlington, Va. Organizers estimated that volunteers placed 240,815 wreaths at Arlington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

It's an annual tradition, but this year, Wreaths Across America needs a little extra boost to get all the graves at Arlington National Cemetery decorated.

On Wednesday, the group extended its fundraising deadline to next Thursday, December 14.

On Saturday, December 16, the wreaths will be placed by volunteers.

Click here for more information on how to volunteer and donate on Wreaths Across America's website.

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