Sunday, June 21, 2020

American Legion Food Distribution Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
VETERAN GROUPS TO DISTRIBUTE FOOD BOXES TO VETERANS, SENIORS, AND FAMILIES IN NEED ON MONDAY, JUNE 29 IN DETROIT

The American Legion Department of Michigan Veteran Service Committee has partnered with
the Metropolitan Detroit Veterans Coalition and Gleaners Food Bank of Michigan to distribute
food boxes to Veterans, seniors, or families in need.
Legionnaires and community volunteers will distribute 500 food boxes at 2951 Woodward Ave
in Detroit on Monday, June 29, starting at 11 AM, until the food boxes are gone. The location is
at the corner of Woodward and Temple St., the old Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 9
building. The event will be a contactless distribution; drivers will stay in their vehicle while volunteers load a food box into the trunk or rear of the car. The American Legion is the largest Veterans Service Organization in the state, dedicated to Veterans serving Veterans. Since 1919. The Department of Michigan's membership is composed of 65,000 plus Veterans who have served during conflicts since December 7, 1941. To learn more about The American Legion Department of Michigan, visit michiganlegion.org.

Mark Sutton
Public Relations Director
The American Legion
Department of Michigan
(517) 371-4720 ext 116
mark@michiganlegion.org

Click on the link below and contact Dick Chatman - 1st District Judge Advocate if you wish to volunteer. Dick may be reached at 313-861-6852.


Program Flyer Link