Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner is encouraging the public to serve those who served on a day in November this year. The idea of the "Serving Those Who Served" effort is to match volunteers with veterans' organizations and programs that could use some help.
State Department of Veterans' Affairs Assistant Director Harry Sawyer says that includes volunteering at Illinois veterans' homes.
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Veterans' groups are urged to visit http://www.illinois.dotgov/veterans to list volunteer needs within their organization. The public can search the site for volunteer opportunities in their area.