PALM SPRINGS, FLA – JULY 24, 2018 – Stand Down, an initiative of Faith Hope Love Charity, Inc. hosted their annual picnic to honor past and active service members and their families.
The annual picnic was held on Saturday, July 21 at John Prince Park in Lake Worth, where over 350 guests were welcomed to enjoy a great day of fun, food, games and fishing.
This year marked eighteen years for the Stand Down House, a service provided by Stand Down that provides emergency and transitional housing and supportive services for male veterans struggling with addictions, mental illness, PTSD, traumatic brain injuries and physical limitations.
Stand Down provided staff on site to provide outreach services to address veteran homelessness in the Palm Beach County community.
“This is what we do everyday,” says Roy Foster, Executive Director for Stand Down and Faith Hope Love Charity, Inc., “This helps numerous veterans have access to the help they need to gain stable employment and housing right here in Palm Beach County.”
About Stand Down
Stand Down is an initiative of Faith Hope Love Charity, Inc. and their mission is to reintegrate displaced and at-risk veterans and their families back into the communities to sustain independent living, restore their dignity and promoting community awareness. Their programs include First Stop Veterans’ Resource Center, the Stand Down House, At Ease, Forward March and their newest initiative Village of Valor. For more information or to make a donation, visit their website at www.standown.org or call (561) 968-1612.