September 11 -- Collecting for a Cause

The Foster Grandparent Program located in Alton, IL will partner with local agencies including Senior Services Plus, VFW, the Caring Corp, the Untied Way, the City of Alton and the Alton Fire Department to collect food/toiletries for local Veteran's and their families. The collection will conclude with a one-day event that is open to the public that will feature the Color Guard and a Mayoral Proclomation.  All agencies involved will assist in promoting the event through the print and radio media, flyers, newsletters and word of mouth.