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Pay It Forward Friday: Stand Down 2013

Providing services to homeless Veterans such as food, shelter, clothing, health screenings, VA and benefits counseling, and referrals to a variety of other necessary services, such as housing, employment and substance abuse treatment are just some of what is offered at Stand Downs.

Stand Downs are collaborative events, coordinated between local VAs, other government agencies, Community Partners, and Veterans Service Organizations that serve the homeless. In order to provide our homeless veterans with the support they need, we are again reaching out to a strong network of supporters like you.  We are hoping that you will once again answer the call to serve by joining the dedicated individuals throughout our community for this year's Homeless Veterans Stand Down.

All volunteers 18 and over are welcome to participate however, by regulation they must not have any of the following:

  1. Been hospitalized for mental or physical issues in the last 6 months.
  2. Be in an intensive treatment program.
  3. Be required to volunteer as part of their treatment plan in a program.
  4. Be required to volunteer to meet legal requirement of community service hours.


To make a donation or volunteer click here
If your group is volunteering please list the members in your application.

2013 Stand Down Needs List and Donation Form

 Items to be used during Stand Down


Coffee Items                               Misc. Items
Coffee                                          Portable Toilets (3-5)
Coffee Cream                              Portable Sinks (3-5)
Sugar                                           Marta Breeze Cards 900-1000
Splenda, Sweet n Low                 Badge Holders
Stir Straws                                   Small Tote Bags
Cup and Lids

Paper Items
Paper Towels
Spoons/Forks/ Knives
Ziploc bags (various sizes)

Items to be distributed to Homeless Veterans

                                                       Comfort Items-Travel Size
                                                        No Alcohol
Clothing                                          Hand Sanitizer-small
Men                                                 Lotion
Sweatshirts (Med to XXXL)            Deodorant
Sweatpants (Med to XXXL)            Shampoo/Conditioner
Foot Powder (4oz)
Shaving Cream



Women                                                    Women
Sweatshirts (Small to XXL)                      Hand Sanitizer-Small
Sweatpants (Small to XXL)                      Soap
Sports Bras (Small to XXL)                     Lotion
Panties (5 to 14)                                      Shampoo/Conditioner
Panties (5 to 14)                                      Brushes & Combs
                                                               Tampons, Sanitary Napkins
Baby Wipes

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