Goodwill Unveils New Veterans Transportation Vehicle

 Peoria, IL – February 4, 2021 – Goodwill of Central Illinois has unveiled its new veterans transportation vehicle. The 2020 Ford Transit was funded by the Veterans Cash Lottery Grant, which is administered by the Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs.

The vehicle will be used by the staff of the General Wayne A. Downing Home for Veterans to transport the home’s residents. It is equipped with a safety canopy, side curtain air bags, Ford telematics and seats fifteen.

“We are very grateful to the IDVA for this grant,” said Goodwill President and CEO Don Johnson. “Our veterans deserve safe, comfortable transportation as they work toward their goals of independence.”

The vehicle will be housed at the General Wayne A. Downing Home for Veterans.

For more information visit Goodwill’s website at www.goodwillpeo.org

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