Bustos Announces 2020 Valentines for Veterans

Washington – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-IL) announced her seventh annual “Valentines for Veterans” program, encouraging families across Illinois’ 17th Congressional District to show appreciation for our service members by making homemade Valentine’s Day cards. Congresswoman Bustos has delivered more than 1,000 Valentines to local veterans since first launching the program.

“As Valentine’s Day approaches, I’m pleased to kick off our seventh annual Valentines for Veterans program,” Congresswoman Bustos said. “We owe the brave men and women who served our country our utmost gratitude and I encourage everyone across our region to consider joining me in crafting cards for local veterans to thank them for their service.”

The deadline for submission is Tuesday, February 11th, so Congresswoman Bustos can distribute the Valentine’s Day cards to local veterans. Cards can be dropped off or mailed to any of Congresswoman Bustos’ Illinois offices listed below:


820 SW Adams St.

Peoria, IL 61602

Phone: (309) 966-1813

Rock Island

2401 4th Ave.

Rock Island, IL 61201

Phone: (309) 786-3406


119 N. Church St.

Rockford, IL 61101

Phone: (815) 968-8011