Veteran Stand Down Connects Homeless and At-Risk Veterans with Essential Services


The Santa Barbara County Veteran Stand Down event helps the homeless and at-risk veterans get free haircuts, food, clothing, mental health services and flu shots.

The event was held at the Santa Maria Fairpark, with more than $18,000 worth of donations were given to veterans in need. The Veteran Stand Down is part of the Department of Veterans Affairs' efforts to provide services to homeless veterans throughout the country.


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