The Southwestern Illinois College Student
Veterans of America club is collecting gently used coats and new blankets to
benefit homeless veterans in the Metro East. The coat and blanket drive will be
held Tuesday, Oct. 15 through Friday, Nov. 15 at the SWIC Belleville Campus,
2500 Carlyle Ave.
"This is an opportunity for community members to
serve those who have served their country," said Director of Veterans Services
David Paeth. "No veteran should have to spend the winter without a coat or
Donations can be dropped off in College Activities, Main
Complex Room 1246, or Veterans Services, Information Sciences Building Room
For more information, call 618-235-2700, ext. 5561 or ext.