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Program targets homeless veterans

Updated: September 12, 2013 6:10AM



“Stand Down - Richton Park,” an outreach event for homeless veterans, will be 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 7 at Benjamin O. Davis VFW Post 311, 22341 Governors Highway, Richton Park.

Free health screenings, haircuts, clothing and meals will be provided. Many social service agencies and veteran coordinators will be available for information and services.

Cook County Commissioner Joan Patricia Murphy, is collecting toiletries and sundry items for the veterans outreach event.

Donations of gently used men’s clothing are also needed for the event.

Donations must be received before Sept. 4 at 5405 W. 127th St., Crestwood.

Information can be found at (708) 389-2125.

Staff report



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