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2024 STAND DOWN DATES

Presented By Chapters Health Valor
Program of HPH Hospice

Friday April 19 | Saturday April 20

@ The Concourse Rotary Pavilion

11919 Alric Pottberg Rd, Shady Hills, FL 34610

Charters Health Valor Program

We would like to ask for your support as a sponsor for this event that helps our nation’s most needy veterans. One veteran shared how the Stand Down impacted him when volunteers showed him so much love and appreciation. He was determined to make changes because others believed in him.


Pequena OsbournePainting by Pequena Osbourne

One of the recreational programs we offer is an art class, above is a painting Pequena did while attending Operation Stand Down

Other Services Include:

  • Hot meals everyday
  • Free Notary Services
  • Court Service
  • Job Fair
  • AA, NA and Celebrate Recovery Support Groups
  • Haircuts, Showers and Clothes
  • Medical and Dental Services
  • Behavioral and Mental Health Services
  • Housing Resources
  • State Photo Identification Cards
  • Job and Employment Counseling
  • Personal Hygiene Kits
  • Women and Children Services
  • Corn Hole, Card Games and MUCH MORE!!

 

Stand Down VolunteersBecome A Volunteer

Become a volunteer for the 2024 Operation Stand Down. Sign-Up and help make an impact in a Veterans life today! Sign up opens in March 2024

Volunteer Positions Include:

  • Set Up Site
  • Parking
  • Drivers
  • Check In
  • Guides
  • Barbers & Stylist
  • Trash Pick Up
  • Safety Team
  • Fill In
  • Tear Down
  • Donations Room

All Volunteers shifts are approximately 3 hrs - 5hrs.

**We do not provide transportation for volunteers.

 

Become a SponsorBecome a Sponsor Today!

By becoming a sponsor for the 2024 Operation Stand Down you are helping the veteran community in Tampa Bay. Every year we have hundreds of Veterans and their family members come out to get connected with the resources they need. There is a Veteran community where many are at risk of becoming homeless if not already.

Become a community leader today and sponsor the 2024 Operation Stand Down Now.

Sponsoship Levels:

  • Title $10000
  • Brigade $5000
  • Batallion $3000
  • Company $2000
  • Platoon $1000
  • Squad $500
  • Supporter $250

Sponsors can sign up anytime throughout the year.

 


2024 Location

WHEN:
2024 APRIL 19 - 20, (10 am - 5 pm)

WHERE:
The Concourse Rotary Pavillion
THE CONCOURSE ROTARY PAVILION
11919 ALRIC POTTBERG ROAD
SHADY HILLS, FL 34610

Located off SR-52 just west of the Suncoast Parkway

Click Here For Directions

Successes

2023 Stats

  • Attendance: 372 veterans attended Operation Stand Down, 56 stayed overnight. 44 veterans rode our private bus transportation.
  • Court: 26 vets showed up, 61 cases were heard. The judge waived $16,000 in fines and fees. OCN paid $2000 to restore licenses. 10 Veterans had their DL privileges reinstated and were issued a license. Another 13 were assisted with their Pasco issues, but have out of county or other requirements that they have to address before they can be issued a license.
  • Dental: 144 veterans received dental services. 47 extractions, 32 fillings, 60 cleanings, 22 dentures and 16 dentures relined. Value of dental services $81,460
  • Medical: 106 veterans received medical screenings. 34 acupuncture
  • Vendors: 54 exhibitors/vendors, not including donations, chaplains, dental, court, haircuts, crafts, R&R tent, and food area
  • Workshops: 63 veterans attended; 9 different workshops offered. The Inner Critic, Suicide Prevention, Benefits and Yoga were the most attended workshops.
  • Spiritual Support: Prayed with over 90 veterans. 7 rededicated themselves to Jesus. 1 accepted Jesus
  • Volunteers: 562 volunteer time slots filled by 347 different volunteers
  • Bikes: We gave away 21 bicycles.
  • HPH Hospice: 265 Bags given away , pinned 419 Veterans.
  • 330 amazing volunteers gave over 2,347 hours of community service; total volunteer time valued at $64,964.96.

 


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