(in Memory of
U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class R. Smith)
While most of us will be spending Christmas Day with family and friends, sadly many of the men and women of our armed forces will not have the opportunity to be with their loved ones for the holidays.
As we receive NO government or tax payer funding for the past nine years, we have relied strictly on the generous donations from caring and supportive individuals like you to make possible the “Sailors for Christmas in Berwyn”. Christmas in Berwyn is an all-day event which includes a Christmas dinner for over 100 sailors from Great Lakes Naval Academy as well as local veterans that served in WW2, Korea, Vietnam, Iraq and Afghanistan. Free cell phones are also provided so our young men and women in uniform can call their loved ones on this special day. They will also enjoy homemade goodies from the neighborhood as well local Christmas choirs.
Please help us as we make this Christmas Day a very special day for our freedom fighters. If you would like to make a donation, an in-kind donation, or be a volunteer to this great program.
Visit our Facebook Page: SailorsforChristmas to view video & photos from past years.
Wishing You a Happy Holiday Season,
US Army Veteran
Italian American War Veterans Federal Charter 501C19
National ID Number: 11-6036327
Illinois Tax Exemption ID: E9953-2395-03
IAWV – Sailors for Christmas
PO Box 182, Berwyn, Illinois 60402
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