Midwest Veterans Closet where it is Veterans Day EVERYDAY is providing a much needed service to Veterans of all ages, once very proud soldiers and active-duty service military. Located at 2323 Green Bay Road in North Chicago, just north of the Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center, Midwest Veterans Closet, the Rapid Response Resource provides life's basic needs - FREE clothing, household items, small kitchen appliances, furniture, employment and housing leads, and food from our Food and Nutrition Resource Center. 
For more information about how you can help
email us or call 847.354.2108

See below for Midwest Veterans Closet in the news:

Chicago Daily Herald -
Midwest Veterans Closet granted $97,000

Lake Forest, IL Library -
Drop off Food and Other Donations for the Midwest Veterans Closet

Bears’ Jimmy Graham named a finalist NFL’s Salute to Service Award

​Shaw Media -
Midwest Veterans Closet to host meal give away

​WGN -
Jimmy Graham named Bears’ Walter Payton Man of the Year nominee

​Windy City Gridiron -
Chicago Bears in the spirit of giving

​Chicago Daily Herald -
Arlington VFW Post 981 Extending a Helping Hand to Veterans

​Shaw Media -
Turkey giveaway planned in North Chicago
Chicago Bears - sponsored event to include team swag in addition to food

Shaw Media - Lake County Journal -
Midwest Veterans Closet to host Grocery Give-A-Way

​Deerfield Neighbors -
Service at Home and Abroad - Commander Oliver Cachola

​Daily Herald -
Got Coats? GLMV Coat For Vets Now Underway

​Chicago Tribune/News Sun -
​‘The smell of death is one thing you never forget’: Waukegan High grad recalls time at ground zero as soldier after 9/11

Chicago Tribune/News Sun -
Duckworth tours Midwest Veterans Closet

Lake Forest-Lake Bluff, IL Patch -
Chicago Bears Honor Lake Forest High School Senior

Chicago Tribune/News Sun -
Lake Forest senior James Gildersleeve received a community award from the Chicago Bears last week. Now he’s ready to play.

​Chicago Daily Herald -
Food distribution events in North Chicago

Chicago Tribune/News Sun -
Wreath laying remembers sacrifice, raises funds to assist veterans

​Chicago Tribune/Lincolnshire Review -
Santa makes ‘Holly Jolly’ appearance in Lincolnshire during drive-through holiday celebration

ABC7 Chicago -
WWII veteran Lorraine Knuth asks for birthday cards, donations for her 100th birthday

Chicago Tribune/News Sun -
100th birthday launches effort to build new Midwest Veterans Closet facility to serve area veterans

Chicago Tribune/News Sun -
Centenarian to celebrate landmark birthday by raising money to help military veterans: ‘They give their all’

Chicago Daily Herald -
A World War II veteran is still serving the community as she nears 100. Here's her birthday wish.

Chicago Daily Herald -Pritzker to attend groundbreaking Saturday for Midwest Veterans Closet

Chicago Daily Herald -
Donations Accepted For GLMV Coats For Vets

​Chicago Tribune/News Sun -
Column: Canine support group unleashed for ‘community heroes’

​Chicago Tribune/News Sun -
Waukegan High School JROTC program crafts more than 5,000 Valentine’s Day cards for veterans

​​Chicago Daily Herald -
Valentines for Veterans Project Collects 4,343 lbs. of Donations

Patch/Northbrook -
Valentines for Veterans Project Collects 4,343 lbs. of Donations

​Chicago Tribune -
MLK holiday a teachable moment for Highland Park families

North Shore Weekend -
The Little Closet that Could

​Chicago Tribune/News Sun -
Midwest Veterans Closet is looking to expand its helping hand

Chicago Tribune -
From humble start, ‘closet’ grew to quickly meet veterans’ needs

​Visit Lake County -
Deerfield Veterans Day Celebration - Give Where You Live

Faith Lutheran Church Lake Forest -Collection for Midwest Veterans Closet

Chicago Tribune/Vernon Hills Review - Vernon Hills fest benefits veterans

American Red Cross -
American Red Cross to Honor North Chicago Woman. “Be Human. Be Kind. Be Inspired.” at the 17th Annual Chicago & Northern Illinois Heroes Breakfast on Wednesday, May 1

AP -
Entrepreneur Marcus Lemonis Announces Launch of Buy a Meal, Give a Meal at MLG Chicago Restaurant in Lake Forest

Chicago Tribune/News Sun -
'Heartwarming' handmade cards distributed to Lake County veterans for Valentine's Day

​Chicago Daily Herald -
Mundelein man volunteers time in retirement to give back to veterans

​Chicago Daily Herald -
North Chicago organization puts focus on Veterans' needs

Chicago Daily Herald -
Gurnee salon gives suburban veterans a new look

The Washington Times -
Man finds purpose aiding other Veterans in need

The Villages Daily Sun - Man finds purpose aiding other Veterans in need

​Kenosha News -
Man, 82, lends hand to fellow Veterans

​Chicago Daily Herald -
Korean War veteran called 'Pops' finds renewed purpose at Midwest Veterans Closet

​Chicago Tribune/News Sun -
Difference-makers: Mary Carmody. Giving back to veterans started with one small gesture

Chicago Tribune -
Another VFW Queen of Hearts raffle tops $1 million as games grow in popularity, prizes - Last week the post collected 6,000 items of food for the Midwest Veterans Closet in North Chicago

​Chicago Tribune/News Sun -
Food truck delivery at North Chicago pantry 'a real blessing' to veterans in need

Chicago Tribune/News Sun -
North Chicago resource agency to unveil 'Rigamajig' for children of veterans

​Chicago Daily Herald -
The CarMax Foundation and KaBOOM! Kick Off “Week of Play” to Celebrate Military Families Partners Will Host an Event to Unveil the New Rigamajig Granted to the Midwest Veterans Closet

​Chicago Daily Herald -
Bowling Benefit for Midwest Veterans Closet March 10

Chicago Daily Herald -
4th Annual Valentines 4 Veterans

NBC Chicago:
Chicago-Area Community Ensures Thanksgiving Spread For Vets

Chicago Tribune/News Sun -
Veterans get a hand after flood from North Chicago group

Chicago Tribune/News Sun -
'The hunger is real': Midwest Veterans Closet gives out 5,000 pounds of food to vets in need  

Daily Herald:
Veterans charity in North Chicago provides food for families

Daily Herald Video:
Veterans charity in North Chicago provides food for families

Gibbie Buchholtz:
Midwest Veterans Closet had free Groceries And Coats For Our Veterans. 

the YOU journal -
3rd Annual Valentines for Veterans

TKG Environmental Services Group, LLC -
Veteran’s Day 2016 Benefiting MIDWEST VETERANS CLOSET

​WGN Radio - Steve Cochran Show -
Midwest Veterans Closet and Aunt Winnie’s Cookie Dough

​Chicago Tribune/News Sun -
Durbin pledges to seek federal aid for North Chicago veterans organization

​Daily North Shore -
Tour Gold Pyramid House, help Veterans

​Heart of a Marine -
Donations to Midwest Veterans Closet

Lake County Journal -
Midwest Veterans Closet seeks larger space to expand services

ZB Guide -
Mary Carmody And Midwest Veterans Closet

​Chicago Tribune/News Sun -
Midwest Veteran's Closet Recipient of the Book of Golden Deeds Award

​Village of Mundelein -
Midwest Veterans Closet hosting Valentines for Veterans

​Chicago Tribune/News Sun -
Veterans group needs $700K to stay in current North Chicago home

Daily North Shore -
Aunt Winnie's Cookies and Potica

Chicago Tribune/News Sun - Potica, cookie-making lessons Thursday at Winthrop Harbor VFW

​Chicago Tribune/News Sun -
Antioch VFW 'Boot-Scootin' Country Boogie' event raises $6,000

Daily Herald - Midwest Veterans Closet helps veterans succeed

Chicago Tribune/News Sun -
Veterans Day benefit for Midwest Veterans Closet

​Chicago Tribune/News Sun -
Community Digest: Antioch VFW to host benefit for Midwest Veterans Closet

Chicago Tribune/News Sun -
Operation Stand Down coat drive Friday at Mundelein football game

Chicago Tribune/News Sun - School Notes: Mundelein High School, police unite for Operation Stand Down

Daily Herald -
Collecting coats for Veterans

Daily Herald -
Mission accomplished for Operation Stand Down

Chicago Tribune/News Sun - Zion women donate new grill to celebrate Veterans charity

Chicago Tribune/News Sun -
Veteran 'stoked' for Tony Bennett, Lady Gaga at Ravinia

Chicago Tribune/News Sun -
Upscale eatery hosts Veterans for fine-dining etiquette dinner

Lake County News Sun -
Veterans will be boogeing in bowties at Winthrop Harbor VFW

Daily Herald -Veterans give 180,000 hours of volunteer service

NBC Chicago -
Making a Difference with Art Norman

​Lake County News Sun - 
Veterans Closet a bid to repay debt to Soldiers 

Kenosha News - 
Veterans Closet provides clothing to military veterans for free 

Lake County News Sun - 
Free Clothing offered to Veterans

Gazebo News - 
"Veterans Closet" Serves US Veterans in Style

Patch.com - 
Lake Forest-Lake Bluff Patch - Veterans Closet Opens!​​

Chicago Tribune
-Valentines for Veterans - School of St. Mary honors Veterans on Valentine's Day

Chicago Tribune / News Sun - Lake County Students make hundreds of Valentine's Day cards for Veterans

Daily Herald -Mundelein students make Valentine's cards for Spanish speaking Vets

theYOUjournal -Officials Celebrate Veterans Closet Ribbon Cutting