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Kernan's Heroes to Host Donation Drive to Help Local Homeless Vets

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They served our country, and now you can help support Michiana's homeless veterans.

Kernan's Heroes will host a donation drive, starting Monday, May 5th through Sunday, May 11th, to collect items needed by local homeless vets.  There will be a donation drive kick-off event at 9am on May 5th at American Legion Post 357.  That's located at 5414 West Sample Street in South Bend.  Former Indiana governor and South Bend mayor Joe Kernan will be there.

Donation items that are needed include: clothing, personal hygiene products (shampoo, soap, deodorant, toothbrushes, toothpaste, lotion, sunblock, razors), blankets, pillows, cleaning supplies, etc.  Donations can be dropped off at the following locations in South Bend, Mishawaka, and Elkhart:

Bull Moose Tube
29851 County Road 20, Elkhart
Drop off time: 9 AM - 5 PM

American Legion Post 357
5414 W. Sample St., South Bend
Drop off time: 11 AM - 8 PM

VFW 360
1307 E. Jefferson Blvd., Mishawaka
Drop off time: 11 AM - 8 PM

VFW 88
1519 W. Bristol St., Elkhart 
Drop off time: 11 AM - 8 PM

VFW 9820
4829 Linden Ave., South Bend
Drop off time: 11 AM - 8 PM

South Bend Fire Department
1222 S. Michigan St., South Bend
Drop off time: 10 AM - 6 PM

Mishawaka Fire Department
333 E. Douglas Rd., Mishawaka
Drop of time: 10 AM - 6 PM

Kernan’s Heroes is a program that helps homeless veterans navigate various challenges through the Life Treatment Center.  It's named after former Indiana governor and South Bend Mayor Joe Kernan.

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