A way for our community
to support the homeless
and those at risk of homelessness

To provide those who are homeless or at risk of homelessness the resources they need to address their problems and rebuild their lives.

OUR GOAL:
                 NO BUSES ALLOWED
Just a reminder that because of the event is drive thru style this year due to COVID-19, for our safety and for the safety of our participants, buses will NOT be accommodated and will NOT be able to participate in the Athens Stand Down event this year.

"New" in 2020

Hours: 10am - 12pm

Veterans Only

Service Verification Required

12pm - 2pm

Open to the Public & Veterans

Services will be offered

Drive-Thru Style

Due to COVID-19

We have a very long "wish-list"

of "new" items we would like to

provide our attendees.

These items are considered

high-demand items:

Cold Weather Accessories 

    - Gloves, Hats/Caps, Socks, Scarfs

   Hand Warmers

   Toiletries - 3 in 1 body wash/   

         shampoo/conditioner

   Toothpaste

   Deodorant

   Sunscreen

   Chapstick

   Wet Wipes

   Travel Size Laundry Detergent

   Toilet Paper

   First Aid Kits / Items - band-aids,

     antiseptic cream

   Hand Sanitizer

   PPE Masks

   Rubber Gloves

   Backpacks / Duffle Bags

Sleeping Supplies:

   Blankets

   Flashlights (with batteries please)

   Sleeping mats

   Inflatable Travel Pillows

Please Note:  Due to COVID-19

supplies will be limited to "new"

general items and one size fits all

 apparel only.

There are no donation boxes this year due to COVID-19.  Money can be donated through our partner, the Athens Foundation (Click here). Choose "Athens Stand Down Fund" from the drop down menu when donating to ensure it reaches us.  We can then by items in bulk.

- Thank you.

 

Athens Area Stand Down is a volunteer driven event. We depend on the donation of time, money and resources to help combat homelessness in Athens County.
 
Find out how
you can help.

Thank you to our 2019 Sponsors and Supporters!

Thank you to our 2018 Sponsors and Supporters!

Thank you to our 2017 Sponsors and Supporters!   

Athens Area Stand Down 
Helping those who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.
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Athens Area Stand Down

Athens County Fair Grounds

Friday, Oct. 2, 2020

10 a.m. - 2 p.m.