Operation Stand Down requires a great deal of support from our community. If your organization would like to participate in this worthy cause, please contact us. We need volunteers, men’s clothing, toiletries, food, and money assistance (tax deductible).

All donation for homeless veterans will be greatly appreciated.

Our Mission: To actively reach out to the homeless veterans in our community year-round; providing them a safe and welcoming environment. We specialize in a one-weekend-a-year event, where veterans receive meals, showers, clothing and personal hygiene items; medical and dental attention; spiritual advice; and learn about other life-improving services and opportunities that may be available through Federal, State, and Local agencies.

Services Provided:

  • • Medical and dental attention
    • Registration for VA benefits
    • Social Security info and claims assistance
    • Employment services
    • Housing information
    • Legal advice 
    • Meals
    • Boots/shoes and clothing
    • Haircuts and grooming
    • Showers
    • Personal hygiene
    • Spiritual advice

Donations can be made to Operation Stand Down Huntsville at any Wells Fargo branch (formerly Wachovia Bank).

Or by mail to:
Operation Stand Down Huntsville
P.O. Box 7436
Huntsville, AL 35807

Or through PayPal:


Do you work for the Federal Government or are you an active duty Servicemember?  Our Combined Federal Campaign Charity Number is 82822.

To donate, contact Sandra Childress or send an email to:

Also, if you would like to be part of the Operation Stand Down Team contact us at: or email Sandra Childress.