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Posted on: October 25, 2018

Canceled: Give Where You Live, Veterans Day - Monday, November 12

Update: The Give Where You Live - Deerfield event scheduled for Monday, November 12 has been canceled. However, we welcome everyone to join the Deerfield American Legion Post 738 and Mayor Harriet Rosenthal to honor our veterans at the Veterans Day Memorial Service on Sunday, November 11 at 11 a.m. at the intersection of Jewett Park and Park Avenue.


Donations for Give Where You Live will be retained for the Give Where You Live Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service on Monday, January 21, 2019.

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The Village of Deerfield and the American Legion Deerfield Post 738 invite everyone to participate in the Give Where You Live – Deerfield service campaign to make a difference in the lives of area veterans, starting now and continuing through November 12.


Join Mayor Rosenthal from noon to 2 p.m. on Monday, November 12 at Village Hall for service activities suitable for all ages. Volunteers will come together to make no-sew fleece blankets, assemble care packages and write letters of thanks and encouragement to veterans.


Everyone can help, starting now, by donating:

  • Non-perishable food
  • Clothing, small appliances and household items
  • Sweat suits, socks and underwear
  • Toiletries
  • Gift cards to popular chain restaurants, such as McDonalds, Subway and Dunkin’ Donuts
  • Monetary donations

Donations are earmarked for the following organizations: Midwest Veteran’s Closet in North Chicago (where Veterans can shop for free); VA Federal Health Care Center in North Chicago; and COOL Ministries.


RSVP to the event on the Village's Facebook. If you have any questions, please contact Mary Anne Glowacz, Communications Director PD Deerfield, at 847.794.7501 or by email.


Additionally, join the Deerfield American Legion Post 738 and Mayor Harriet Rosenthal to honor our veterans with a Veterans Day Service. The service is taking place on Sunday, November 11 at 11 a.m. It will be located at the Veterans' Memorial at the intersection of Jewett Park and Park Avenue.

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