Take a step to help veterans in need
Join Triton College in taking a step toward ending veteran hunger
and homelessness in the surrounding communities on Saturday, May 2.
Triton's A Step for Vets will recognize the service of our brave men and
women veterans as well as raise awareness concerning veteran hunger and
homelessness with a walk and donation drive. The free community event
symbolizes our shared commitment in providing a service to our vets to help
them transition from the battlefield back into their communities.
A Step for Vets will run from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., kicking off with an
opening ceremony, followed by a warm-up Zumba class at 10:30 a.m. The walk will begin at 11
a.m. around the mounds on the west side of Triton College's main campus, 2000
Fifth Ave., in River Grove.
Throughout the day, donations
will be collected, including non-perishable food items, new clothing and
personal hygiene items, such as toothpaste and soap, to support Hines VA
Hospital's outreach to homeless veterans. Monetary donations will also be
A children's activity area, a raffle, refreshments and live
entertainment will go on throughout the day. Plus, food from Clavio's Cafe
will be available for purchase, with proceeds benefitting the Hines VA
Participants are invited to come and show their support
In case of inclement weather, the event will take place inside the Robert
M. Collins Center.
For more information, call (708) 456-0300,
Ext. 3130 or email firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.triton.edu/stepforvets.
Faculty, staff, students and community members
say "thank you" to our veterans.