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Posted on: October 24, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Give Where You Live, Veterans Day - Monday, November 11

Join the Deerfield American Legion Post 738 to honor our veterans with a Veterans Day Service. The service is taking place on Monday, November 11 at 11 a.m. Due to the snow, the service will be located inside the Jewett Park Community Center.

Afterwards, 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 11.

Join Mayor Rosenthal from noon to 2 p.m. on Monday, November 11 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.

If you have any questions, please contact Mary Anne Glowacz, Communications Director PD Deerfield, at 847.794.7501 or by email.

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