Thursday, October 17, 2019

Goodwill to Hold Stand Down for Homeless Veterans

Goodwill Industries of Central Illinois will hold its eleventh 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: 11th Annual Stand Down for Homeless Veterans

WHEN: Saturday, October 19, 2019, 10:00 AM – 1:00 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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