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The Baltimore County Delta Foundation (BCDF) is hosting a one day Stand Down for homeless military females who have served and are serving in the military, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Nov. 14, at the Community College of Baltimore County, Catonsville Campus Veterans Center. Stand down is a military term for “at ease” or rest. Brig. Gen. Linda Singh will be the keynote speaker.

The Baltimore County Delta Foundation (BCDF) is dedicated to meeting the needs of homeless female veterans in Maryland. It is estimated in a report compiled by the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans that there are 2,062 homeless veterans in Maryland. BCDF is  sponsoring a one-day Stand Down event to assist homeless female veterans attain meaningful civilian employment; address housing and healthcare needs and provide ancillary services aimed at meeting their personal needs. Stand Down provides a myriad of services which include shelter, food, clothing, hygiene kits, haircuts, medical care, legal assistance, homeless court, spiritual care and much more.  BCDF is targeting 75 homeless female veterans in Baltimore County and surrounding areas.

Workshops will be provided on Intimate Partner Violence, Suited for Sheroes Success, Meaningful Eating and Financial Fitness. Exhibitors will provide information on job readiness, resume writing, scholarships and personal care services. The event will also provide a continental breakfast, box lunch, and snack for all participants.

To register for the event: www.bcdeltafoundation.org/stand-down-registration;

Additional Info: ejj@bcdeltafoundation.org (Web site) Telephone: 410-656-9866