Food drive for veterans returns to Bridgeview

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (WLS) -- The 7th annual Veteran's Food Drive is begins on Nov. 21. This year, the drive hopes to provide Thanksgiving meals to 1,000 Chicago-area veterans and their families. The group Cruising for a Cause collaborates with businesses, clubs, schools, and churches to collect non-perishable food items. The food is then packed into up to 8 baskets per veteran over a two day period. If you or someone you know is a veteran in need of assistance this Thanksgiving, visit to register.

Founder of Cruising for a Cause, Mike Cozzi, and Crew Leader, David Torres, visited the ABC 7 State Street studios to talk about their cause.

Veterans Food Drive
Date: Nov. 21

Hours: 11:00am - 4:00pm
Address: 8900 S 78th Ave Bridgeview IL
Deadline to register: Registration will stop once 1000 Veterans have been registered
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