G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center
Jackson VA Medical Center to Hold Drive-thru Homeless Veterans Resource Giveaway
September 11, 2020
JACKSON, Mississippi – The G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center’s will hold a drive-thru resource giveaway for homeless Veterans on Saturday, September 12, 2020, from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. in front of the Medical Center, located at 1500 E. Woodrow Wilson Avenue, Jackson, Mississippi.
The year’s event replaces the traditional Stand Downs held in the past and are just one part of the Department of Veterans Affairs' efforts to provide services to homeless Veterans. Veterans in attendance may receive referrals to other programs such as healthcare, housing, employment, substance abuse and mental health services. Stand Downs are collaborative events, coordinated between the local VA, other government agencies, and community agencies serving the homeless.
For more information on the Resource Giveaway for Homeless Veterans, please contact Kimberly Moore at (601) 362-4471, extension 55504. For media inquiries, please contact Susan Varcie, Public Affairs Officer at (601) 497-9694.