Naperville Responds for our Veterans will be holding a blood donation drive at the Naperville City Hall from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Nearly five million patients across the nation need blood transfusions every year, including many serving in the military at home and overseas, according to the American Red Cross. Get news in your inbox. Sign up for the Patch newsletter. Like Naperville Patch on Facebook. This weekend, Naperville residents can help meet the needs of the nation's troops by giving blood. Naperville Responds for our Veterans will be holding a blood donation drive on Saturday, Dec. 22 from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the Naperville City Hall at 400 S. Eagle St. in downtown Naperville. The blood supply is particularly vulnerable during the holiday season because donors travel and spend time with family and friends and may forget to schedule a donation appointment, …
Naperville Responds for Our Veterans will toast local veterans at “Cheers to Our Veterans Wine Tasting Fundraiser” on November 9.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
- Paul Darrah
Tuesday, November 1, 2011
With Veteran’s Day just around the corner, veteran’s assistance organizations across the country are busy making their final preparations to honor those who have served our country. Closer to home, Naperville Responds for Our Veterans (NRFV) is no exception, with organizers of the “Cheers to Our Veterans Wine Tasting Fundraiser” putting the finishing touches on an event that will benefit an organization with a unique approach to helping veterans and their families. “We want to provide homes, mortgage free, for disabled veterans and their families,” said Pat Bowler, chairman of the nonprofit. “In addition, we will not only pay the taxes for one year, but we will also make sure that the house is affordable for them and that they will be able…