Stand Down for Homeless Veterans

Event Registration

Free registration for homeless veterans will be completed onsite. Advance registration is not required.

Amnesty Court

The Sarasota County Veterans Amnesty Court will be onsite. Amnesty Court assists veterans with:

  • Unpaid court fees and fines (on closed cases)
  • Unpaid traffic fees and fines
  • Driver’s License Assistance

Click here to complete the pre-registration form. Please bring a valid form of ID: DD214, Driver’s License or VA card. 

Available Donation and Volunteer Opportunities

In partnership with over 25 community organizations, JFCS provides free direct services to homeless veterans, including physical exams and Veterans Affairs benefits review.

To ensure the event’s success, JFCS needs volunteers and donations. You may click here to complete your volunteer registration.

Examples of donated items needed for homeless veterans are:

  • Baby Wipes/Tissue
  • Batteries
  • Belts
  • Case of Water
  • Chapstick
  • Draw Bags/Reusable Bags
  • First Aid Kits
  • Flashlights
  • Gift Cards for Food
  • Gloves/Masks
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Hats
  • Hygiene Kits
  • Insect Repellant
  • Lotion
  • Men and Women Undershirts and Underwear
  • Nail Clippers
  • Note Pads
  • Pens
  • Pocket Planners
  • Ponchos/Raincoats
  • Reading Glasses
  • Socks

To arrange for a donation pick-up or delivery, contact Lynne Spencer at 949-295-8982.