Triton And AmeriCorp Hosting Food Drive For Veterans Through Dec. 17

Monday, November 12, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

Triton College is observing Veterans Day by announcing the launch of a food drive for veterans.

The college’s Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP), along with Triton’s AmeriCorps State and AmeriCorps affiliate programs. will be collecting food for the Leyden Township Food Pantry from now until Dec. 17.

Anyone interested in donating non-perishable items should drop them off at the RSVP office in Room R-221, or the Triton College Library, from now through Dec. 17, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Mondays through Thursdays, and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Fridays.

“Help make someone who is less fortunate than you have a wonderful holiday season,” Triton officials noted in a statement.

“This food drive is in honor of our veterans, many who live in the Leyden Township and in celebration of the holidays. There are 3,236 veterans who live Leyden Township, some who may need the services of the Food Pantry.”

For more information, call the RSVP office at (708) 456-0300, Ext. 3603 or 3835. VFP

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