Paul Baffico

We are saddened to announce the passing of our esteemed leader, friend, and advocate Paul Baffico who founded Lake County

Veterans and Family Services Foundation. Paul passed away peacefully with family and loved ones this past week.

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Helping Service Members and Their Families

We help service members and their families in Lake, McHenry and Southern Kenosha counties with care services, financial crisis help, family support, peer counseling and camaraderie, free and confidentially, regardless of discharge status.

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  • Dry Hooch is a Place for Veterans to Reconnect

  • Our Gatherings are Supported by Local Donors

  • We Stand Proudly with the Lake County Community

  • Professional Trained Veteran Peer Specialists

  • We Stay Up to Date on Current Issues and Events

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Upcoming Events

The Lake County Veterans and Family Services Foundation (LCVFS) will host its 7th Annual Ruck March to raise awareness of Veteran suicides.

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We have events happening often to benefit our Veterans and their families. Come enjoy a free cup-a-joe on us. Call 847-986-4622 for more information.

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Mundelein After School Coalition Veterans Dinner A Smash! Sponsored by the Mundelein Police Department and the Mundelein After School Coalition (MASC), the annual appreciation dinner

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New Lake County Veterans website

New Lake County Veterans website includes a New Benefit Service Capability Lake County Veterans and Family Services Foundation just introduced its new website and

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Veterans Crisis Hotline

New 988 Veterans Crisis Hotline VA announced veterans now have the option to Dial 988 then Press 1 to connect with caring, qualified responders for

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Ruckup22 Ruck March

“Ruckup22” draws live and virtual marchers to raise awareness for service member suicides The “weather gods” cooperated on Saturday morning, September 17, as 32 marchers

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