(KTVI) – Here’s an easy way to spread some holiday cheer to our heroes overseas. The Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs is encouraging people to send holiday cards to U.S. Troops.
Officials say it means a lot to military men and women when they receive holiday cards. To participate in the Illinois Heroes Holiday Card Drive, send cards to:
The Office of Governor Pat Quinn
James R. Thompson Center
100 West Randolph Street, Suite 16-100
Chicago, Illinois 60601
Cards must be received no later than Friday, December 7th. Illinois governor Pat Quinn will personally deliver the cards when he visits service members in Germany and military hospitals in Illinois.