Register | Forgot Your Password? | Close

PHOENIX -- The Arizona StandDown is coming up this weekend and organizers are looking for help.

"The Arizona StandDown is our largest outreach efforts for homeless veterans in the state," said StandDown Spokesman Brad Birdwell.

Birdwell said this weekend's event at the Veteran's Memorial Coliseum in Phoenix will bring together over 80 providers to help veterans find a home or land a job.

"This also includes everything from medical and dental services, courts and legal, to housing providers and other areas that help assist veterans," said Birdwell.

Nearly 900 volunteers are needed for the event.

"We are able to partner a volunteer up with a single veteran in need," said Birdwell. "That volunteer will know where everything is and help make sure that veteran is navigated to the resources and connected."

You must be 18 or older to volunteer.

Bob McClay, Reporter

share this story:
Attention KTAR.com Comment Users: We have recently changed our comments boards.
We would like you to be part of the conversation and The Voice of Arizona by logging in with your Facebook, Twitter, Google+ or Disqus account. Existing KTAR (Arizona Sports) account members will need to create a Disqus account or use one of the aforementioned social media logins. Thank you.
comments powered by Disqus

World Class Arizona

  • Dignity Health

    World Class People. World Class Company. Excellent care, delivered with compassion, for all in need.

Voice For A Better Arizona

  • Family in Focus

    KTAR spends the week taking a look at the issues a modern Arizona family faces.