OUTREACH AND EVENTS
FEATURED EVENTS THROUGHOUT THE YEAR
Monday, May 30
Beverly Park, July 23
In partnership with the Chicago Park District and Chicago Sport and Social, the Road Home Program invites veterans and their families for a day of fun – DJ, activities, bouncy houses, Mission BBQ and a 16-inch softball tournament. Saturday, July 23 at Beverly Park (2640 W. 102nd St., Chicago, IL 60655).
Tuesday, November 15
NACVSO in San Antonio
The Road Home Program will be in attendance at the 2022 National Association of County Veteran Service Officers. NACVSO provides advocacy and training for veteran claims in the local community.
Illinois Women Veterans Stand Down at Harold Washington College
This day-long program will feature speakers on a variety of topics related to PTSD, STS, veteran suicide, and family impact. The gathering tent for veterans and spouses, called Coffee Café, will continue the conversation. Children will have their own tent with games and activities. Partner agencies at the event will demonstrate help and hope through local resources.
Harold Washington College, 30 E. Lake St., Chicago, IL 60601
Flowers and Landscape day at Beverly Park
Join the Outreach team as we clean up the park and plant flowers.
11am – 1pm
PTSD Awareness Walk 2022 at Harper College
Join us at the Health and Recreation Center to raise awareness for PTSD Awareness Month. Connect with various community and campus resources. Join in a 30-minute movement break. Enjoy pizza and other light refreshments. Registration is required and is open to all.
Chicago Summer Stand Down at The General Jones Armory
Honoring Those Who Have Served. The General Jones Armory, 5200 S. Cottage Grove in Chicago.
VNA Hospice presents Porter County Stand Down
Porter County Expo Center, 215 E. Division Rd. Valparaiso, Indiana.
Fallen Outdoors – Lake Shelbyville
Veteran and family camping / fishing outing in Shelbyville, IL
Local Festivities – Including Itasca
Parade and Fireworks
WWP & RHP – Busse Woods
Veterans will participate in kayaking, fishing, and magnet fishing. Co-hosted by Wounded Warrior Project and the Road Home Program.
Combined Veterans Expo
Stop by and visit RHP at this family-friendly community event featuring various exhibitors, live entertainment and more. For the second year, the Expo will feature a job fair. Bring your resume and meet recruiters and representatives.
Morton West H.S., Football Field/Track, 2400 Home Avenue, Berwyn, IL 60402
Veterans Softball Tournament & Family Fest
In partnership with the Chicago Park District and Sports and Social Club, the Road Home Program invites military veterans and their families to come out and enjoy this popular event. DJ, bouncy houses, BBQ lunch provided, and so much more.
Beverly Park, 2460 W. 102nd St., Chicago, IL 60655