On Saturday February 28th, 2009 Fifth Street Renaissance/SARA Center is hosting a Chili Fundraiser and Live Auction for the Homeless Veterans of the Springfield area. The fundraiser will be located at the VFW Northenders Post 10302 at 2349 Stockyard Road, Springfield from 2pm-10pm.

Festivities begin at 2pm with “Music by Digger” and the Live Auction starts at 6pm.

Tickets are $5.00 per person and each ticket includes admission and a bowl of homemade chili or a bowl of soup. Tickets are available at the door, or at the Post.

Proceeds of this fundraiser will match a $546,000 VA Grant for a facility for 15 Veterans with barriers to independent living with services provided by Fifth Street Renaissance/SARA Center (a 501c3 Corp.). A 6,000 sq ft, fifteen bedroom facility with a day room, kitchen, laundry, computer room, and exercise room will be built in Springfield.

Contact 217-544-5040 for more information or if you would like to make a donation to our Live Auction.