Goodwill to Hold Stand Down for Homeless Veterans

September 27, 2017– Goodwill Industries of Central Illinois will hold its ninth annual
Stand Down for Homeless Veterans. Goodwill, along with other local social service agencies, expect to serve between 150 and 200 homeless veterans with food, winter supplies, educational seminars and medical services.
WHAT: Stand Down for Homeless Veterans
WHEN: Saturday, October 7, 2017, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
WHERE: Dozer Park, 730 S. Jefferson, Peoria
Goodwill funds their free services through the sale of donated goods. These services include: job placement assistance and training, veterans’ support services, a 15 bedroom veterans’ home, youth mentoring and youth career planning programs and more.
Goodwill of Central Illinois is a non-profit organization supporting individuals and families who are working to better their lives. For more information on retail stores, donation centers and free services, visit the website at or call the Administrative Offices at
(309) 682-1113.


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