Commissioner John P. Daley, Alderman Patrick D. Thompson in conjunction with the Canaryville Veterans Association held their 3rd Annual Homeless Veterans Coat Drive. Coats were collected at the Canaryville Library, Taylor Lauridsen Park, McGuane Park, Richard J. Daley Branch Library and Providence of God Church. Over 150 coats were collected and delivered to the veterans at the Pacific Garden Mission.
“I am truly inspired by the giving spirit of this community when it comes to our veterans”, said Commissioner Daley. I am honored to host this yearly event and will continue to work with all Veteran groups throughout the 11th Ward,” added Alderman Thompson.