Stand Down 2023

Stand Down - Coming July 2023

This event is for homeless veterans, veterans at risk of homelessness or unemployed. 

Please register as a Participant, Volunteer, or Sponsor today!

Veteran Services Available at Stand Down 2023 (Subject To Change)

  • Access to multiple Veteran-centric programs
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Clothing/Shoes
  • Employment Information
  • Homeless Programs and Services
  • Homeless Resource Center
  • Hygiene Items
  • Homeless Court/Legal Services
  • Medical Services/Resources
  • Pet Resources
  • Entertainment
  • Haircuts


Check in at the VVSD front parking lot. All Veterans must be registered to participate. Masks are required and will be provided by VVSD. Click the button below for Registration.

Service Providers & Volunteers

All participating service providers and volunteers must be registered, fully vaccinated and show proof of vaccination upon check-in. Masks are required and will be provided by VVSD (if needed). 

Stand Down 2021 Service Providers (subject to change):

  • Adjoin
  • Advocate Health, LLC
  • American Red Cross
  • Consumer Center for Health Education and Advocacy
  • County of San Diego Office of Homeless Solutions
  • Courage to Call/MHS
  • Del Mar/Solana Beach Rotary Club
  • Eastlake Family Dentistry
  • Employment Development Department (EDD)
  • Family Health Centers
  • Father Joe’s Villages
  • Feeding San Diego
  • Healing California
  • Healing Waves Aquatics
  • Homeless Court Program
  • Kitchens for Good
  • Legal Aid Society
  • Prana Hands Acupuncture
  • Retirement Time Advisors
  • Regional Task Force for the Homeless (RTFH)
  • San Diego Humane Society
  • San Diego Vet Center
  • San Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program, Inc.
  • St. Paul’s PACE
  • Staffmark
  • Team Red, White and Blue (Team RWB-San Diego)
  • The Phoenix
  • VA San Diego Healthcare System
  • Veterans Legal Clinic – University of San Diego
  • Volunteers of America (VOA) Chaplain
  • Volunteers of America (VOA)
  • VVSD Services

And…a special appearance by the San Diego Padres Friar and the Pad Squad! 

There will also be showers and a book library available to participants.


Medal of Honor

Silver Star

Bronze Star

  • The Gary Sinise Foundation
  • McDonald’s of Southern California
  • Sodexo
  • Humanity Showers
  • Duwara
  • The American Red Cross
  • Scripps Hospital
  • Family Health Centers of San Diego
  • The Homeless Court Program
  • The Veterans Administration
  • Courage to Call
  • The Paul Mitchell School
  • Feeding San Diego
  • Legal Aid Society of San Diego, Inc.
  • Del Mar-Solana Beach Rotary Club
  • Internal Revenue Service, Taxpayer Advocate Service
  • Metro Community Ministries, Inc.
  • San Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program
  • American Red Cross of Southern California
  • CoSD HHSA Office of Homeless Solutions (OHS)
  • People Assisting The Homeless
  • San Diego Humane Society
  • American Legion Riders
  • Warren-Neely Foundation
  • American Legion Auxiliary
  • California Bank and Trust
  • Mr. Jon Cavuoto
  • Renee Ragland
  • Vets 4 You Plumbing Heating and Air
  • Mr. Robert Schork
  • Coronado Gulf Carts
  • Advocate Health LLC
  • The American Legion
  • Veterans of Foreign Wars
  • Narcotics Anonymous
  • Family Health Centers of San Diego
  • Courage to Call
  • San Diego Vet Center
  • Interfaith Community Services
  • VA San Diego Healthcare System
  • Veterans Benefits Administration San Diego
  • Associated Barber College
  • Humana
  • CaptionCall
  • Knights of Columbus
  • Gentle Paws Mobile Dog Grooming
  • Southeast Alano Club
  • National Conflict Resolution Center
  • Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina
  • Penske
  • Motivated Military Movers
  • Rotary Club of San Diego Downtown Breakfast
  • Frederick & Linda Bartz
  • The Weil Company
  • Alpha Fi Fraternity
  • Erica Ueland
  • TD Ameritrade Clearing
  • National Classification Management Society
  • Grand Canyon University
  • Navy SEAL Family Foundation
  • Victoria Guido
  • Reidinger Public Relations

VVSD Drive-Thru Clothing Drive 2023 information will be posted soon!

Please send any questions to:

2023 San Diego Stand Down

Details Coming Soon!