Event to help veterans in need in Spartanburg

SPARTANBURG, SC (WSPA) – Veterans can get a helping hand at the SFC Charles A Judge Jr. Memorial Stand Down.

The event will be held on Friday, April 28 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (doors close at 2 p.m.) at the Piedmont Interstate Fairgrounds in Spartanburg.

Veterans who are homeless, at risk of becoming homeless, as well as any vet in need and their family members can receive several services.

Veteran’s Benefits
Medical Screenings
Employment and Housing Opportunities
Social Services
Toiletry items
Children’s items
Continental breakfast
Hot lunch
Hair cuts and more

The event is named for a Landrum native who was killed in July 2016.

Organizers of the event say Judge was stationed at Fort Jackson in Columbia, SC and was killed defending a woman escaping violence.

For more information, visit www.charlesjudgestanddown.com or call toll free 1-844-978-2633.

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