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GOV. RAUNER IS ENCOURAGING THE PUBLIC TO SERVE THOSE WHO HAVE SERVED ONE DAY IN NOVEMBER THIS YEAR.
 
THE IDEA OF THE “SERVING THOSE WHO HAVE SERVED” EFFORT IS TO MATCH VOLUNTEERS WITH VETERANS ORGANIZATIONS AND PROGRAMS THAT COULD USE SOME HELP. STATE DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS’ AFFAIRS ASSISTANT DIRECTOR HARRY SAWYER SAYS THAT INCLUDES VOLUNTEERING AT ILLINOIS VETERAN’S HOMES.
 
FOR STARTERS…GOVERNOR RAUNER SAYS THEY WANT TO HEAR FROM VETERANS GROUPS ABOUT WHAT VOLUNTEER NEEDS THEY HAVE AS PART OF THE “SERVING THOSE WHO HAVE SERVED” PROGRAM.
 
 
GROUPS CAN ENTER THEIR INFORMATION ONLINE AT ILLINOIS DOT GOV SLASH VETERANS. THE GOVERNOR URGES ILLINOISANS TO SEARCH THOSE VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES AND PLAN ON DONATING SOME OF THEIR TIME IN NOVEMBER.

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