Bridging the gap is hosting their 13th annual stand down. Vets got blankets and a hot shower and are spending the night at the QCCA Expo Center. Come Friday, 51 agencies will be at the center, offering services like medical screenings. Other agencies will also help with temporary housing.
"It's a convenience for these guys. Number one, people care and number two, there are people out there that can give them that needed handout that they can get on with their lives," said Mike Malmstrom, Co-director, Bridging the Gap, Homeless Stand Down.
Veterans can register to take part in the stand down from 7 a.m. to Noon. The event ends Saturday.
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