‘Coats for Vets’ Drive Turns Out Record Numbers

The 2022 drive collected 7,861 coats, along with other winter items! Lake County, Illinois, communities responded in record numbers to the annual “Coats for Vets” drive, sponsored by Zengeler Cleaners and Libertyville Sunrise Rotary. The 2022 collection drive netted 7,861 coats and jackets, as well as hundreds of winter necessities, such as gloves, scarves and other seasonal clothing in support of local veterans. The items were collected from mid-October through Nov. 11 — Veteran’s Day — then inspected, cleaned and delivered to the North Chicago VA Hospital by Zengeler Cleaners. “Veterans Day is a time set aside to give a … Continue reading ‘Coats for Vets’ Drive Turns Out Record Numbers