VETERANS RESOURCE FAIR & STAND DOWN
SEPTEMBER 16, 2023 | 8:30 AM – 2:00 PM
The Veterans Resource Fair and Stand Down in Durham
will provide an informative, respectful, free and fitting event to all in Durham County who served our nation through
any military service at any time in any location
and has need of services, support or assistance.
Improving outcomes of the Durham County Veterans
through proactive engagement of an underserved community by making connections to the appropriate resources, programs, and opportunities.
AREAS OF FOCUS
- Basic services related to health concerns – Dental, Vision, Vaccines, etc.
- Employment and training opportunities
- Promotion of self-sufficiency
- Housing support
- Trauma response
- Legal services – Legal Aid
- Food security – Also to include a free meal at the event
- VA Benefits
- Suicide prevention
- Free items that are donated before the event
- Services for families, caregivers, children of veterans
Family Life Center at Greystone Church
2601 Hillsborough Rd
Durham, NC 27705
The VFW and the Resource Fair and Stand Down Committee hold the right to deny any registration that does not align with the mission, vision, or areas of focus for the event.
All services are to be provided on-site and free of charge.
No sales or money collection will be permitted, other than that of the event organization. Any funds collected go to the Stand Down Fund.
A representative of the Stand Down Committee will be in touch upon approval of registration.
Set up for the event will take place on Friday afternoon
and evening. More information will come in the weeks
leading up to the event.
Access to electricity and wifi are very limited and not guaranteed.