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Stand Down 2015

November 7, 2015 - November 7, 2015

WHERE:   Tippecanoe County Fairgrounds
                     1010 Teal Rd, Lafayette, IN 47905
                     Lafayette, IN

WHEN:   Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015 • 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

See a full listing of 2015 Stand Downs supported in part by MFRI small grants.

The Tippecanoe County community partners would like to recognize your service by hosting a StandDown salutingservice members, veterans, and their families. A Stand Down is a community effort to provide camaraderie and resources to our service members, veterans and military families. This Stand Down is a collaborative community event, coordinated by Military Family Research Institute and several community agencies that serve the unemployed, underemployed, and homeless veterans and families.

The following services and more will be provided for you and your family free of charge:

  • Food
  • Bus passes
  • Haircuts
  • Clothing and sleeping bags
  • Health screenings
  • Personal hygiene kits
  • Spiritual and personal counseling
  • Resume writing assistance
  • VA and Social Security benefit counseling
  You may also receive referrals to a variety of other necessary services, such as:

  • Housing assistance
  • Employment counseling
  • Substance abuse treatment

Let us honor your service with live music, food, and fun along with resources and services that could benefit you and your family.

Want to create your own Stand Down? Check out the manual to learn how.

For more information please contact Martina Sternberg at msternbe@purdue.edu
or (765) 496-3469

2015 Stand Downs supported in part by MFRI small grants




Vanderburgh Homeless Connect/Stand Down

The Old National Events Plaza Evansville

Mar. 19

Elkhart Stand Down

2606 Peddlers Village Rd.


Aug. 1

Lake County Stand Down/ Gary/ Northwest Indiana Stand Down

6289 Industrial Highway, Gary

Aug. 21

Indianapolis Stand Down

AMVETS Post 99, 2840 Lafayette Rd.

Sept. 9

Allen/Fort Wayne Stand Down

2424 Fairfield Ave.

Fort Wayne

Sept. 18

Delaware/Muncie Stand Down

1725 S. Liberty St.


Sept. 25

Michiana Stand Down

333 W. Western Ave.

South Bend

Sept. 30

Grant/Marion Stand Down

123 Sutter Way


Oct. 2

Jeffersonville Stand Down IV (SIMSN)

Nachand Fieldhouse

601 East Court Ave.


Oct. 5

Louisville Homeless Connect & Veterans Stand Down

Louisville Salvation Army Louisville, IL

Oct. 7

Anderson Stand Down

630 Nichol Ave.


Oct. 9

Wayne County Stand Down/ Richmond Stand Down Kuhlman Center

860 Salisburg Rd.


Oct. 15

Bloomington Stand Down

1800 W 3rd St.


Oct. 22

Columbus Stand Down

Columbus National Guard Armory Columbus

Oct. 29

Howard/Kokomo Stand Down

920 N. Washington St.


Nov. 6

Tippecanoe County Stand Down Tippecanoe County Fairgrounds

1010 Teal Rd.


Nov. 7

Terre Haute Second Annual Stand Down

3612 Maple Ave.

Terre Haute

Nov. 14


November 7, 2015
November 8, 2015


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