The Memorial was constructed to honor the 987,000 men and women from the Illinois who served our coun Donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.
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The World War II Illinois Veterans Memorial Association was incorporated as a Not-For-Profit Corporation on February 22, 2000, followed by registrations with the County Recorder of Deeds, Illinois Attorney General, IRS Employer ID number and the 501(C) (3) tax exemption. We have completed the necessary legal requirements to solicit and accept donations. An Illinois Not-for-Profit Corporation - Official Tax ID: 37-139624. Donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. This group not only funded the construction of the Illinois WWII Veterans Memorial at Oakridge Cemetery, but they monetarily support other activities that honor Illinois Veterans -Illinois Veterans & Community Classroom Project (IVCCP), fund scholarships, maintain the Illinois WWII Veterans Memorial and grounds, Lincoln Land Honor Flight, and other military functions. Funds are raised through memorial brick purchases, private and corporate donations. See Photos for donation and brick purchase forms. These forms along with a check can be mailed to: World War II Illinois Veterans Memorial Association Anne Powers, Treasurer IVCC Project P.O. Box 5652 Springfield, IL 62794