Operation Chillout, all volunteer homeless veterans outreach serving our
homeless veterans for the past 16 years with needed supplies, temporary
shelter, and transportation to local VA Medical Facilities, will have a winter
collection for those veterans and their families within Union County on
in Roselle Park, NJ at the RPYBAL Wolf Field (across
from the RP High School, 185 W. Webster Avenue). Other collection sites
and dates can be found on our website: OperationChillout.org.
We will be collecting the following NEW ITEMS:
Knitted Hats and Thermal Gloves
Hooded Sweat Shirts
Thermal Underwear and Socks
Soap, Shampoo, Toothpaste, Deodorant, Combs and
Brushes, Tissues, and Moisturizing Cream.
Please do not forget our women veterans and their children.
Sizes M through XL
All items received will be distributed in a backpack provided by one of our corporate sponsors.
If you wish to donate a completed backpack, please indicate gender and size.
Veterans and dependents of veterans: The Cranford Public Library presents a valuable healthcare information session. David Brimmer, MS, of the Department of Veterans’ Affairs New Jersey Health Care System, will visit the Cranford Community Center to speak about health care benefits available to veterans and dependents. He will also discuss the process for filing a claim for VA Service-Connected Disability Compensation.
The VA New Jersey Health Care System honors America’s veterans by providing exceptional health care that improves their health and well-being. With two main campuses and ten community-based outpatient clinics in NJ, they have been a lifeline for those in need as part of the Veterans’ Health Administration, serving U.S. veterans for over 150 years.
No registration is required for this free event.