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Stand Down for Veterans in Need

Committed to Serving Veterans in Need

By Stand Down, Inc. is a non-profit organization assisting Veterans to break the cycle of homelessness.
Wednesday, October 26, 2011

The 19th annual Stand Down for Veterans in Need will be held on Friday, November 4, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the North Terminal Ted Stevens International Airport.  Stand Down provides an opportunity for homeless Veterans and Veterans in need to obtain a multitude of services without having to negotiate through formal channels and make numerous trips to various agencies throughout the city.  Several Social Services agencies from the community will be available to provide information on housing, Social Security, legal assistance, IRS problems, etc.  Medical services are also provided for general medical exams and dental exams.  In addition, Veterans will be able to secure haircuts, massages, and clothing.  Free transportation will be provided by People Mover (Bus #7A) for Veterans with VA Identification Cards.

TRANSPORTATION PLAN FOR STANDDOWN 2011
Friday, November 4 - RALLY POINTS  

SHUTTLE #1 NORTHWAY MALL TO AIRPORT NORTH TERMINAL

Parking Lot of Northway Mall – West side of Carrs
(side nearest street of Airport Heights)                                                      
                       
Look for Princess Tour Bus for shuttle back and forth to
North Terminal – Ted Stevens International Airport                              

Pick-ups will occur at 8:00 a.m., 9:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m.,
1:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., Last Pick-up is 3:00 p.m.

Returns will leave the North Terminal back to the Northway Mall at 
8:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m.; 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m.,
3:30 p.m., and 4:30 p.m.

SHUTTLE #2 VA DOMICILIARY, 3000 C STREET  TO AIRPORT NORTH TERMINAL:

Look for Princess Tour Bus on south side of Domiciliary for shuttle back and forth to North Terminal – Ted Stevens International Airport                           

Pick-ups will occur at 8:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m.,
1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m., Last Pick-up is 3:30 p.m.

Returns will leave the North Terminal back to the Domiciliary at 
9:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m.; 2:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m.,
4:00 p.m., and 5:00 p.m.

PEOPLE MOVER BUS FREE to Veterans with VA ID cards.  People Mover Bus can take you to Northway Mall or VA Domiciliary rally points or Bus #7A drops off right in front of the North Terminal at the Ted Stevens International Airport.