In partnership with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) Office of Military and Veterans Serivces is honored to host the 2019 Veterans Stand Down on Friday, Nov. 15, 2019 from 9 A.M. - 2 P.M. in the Milo Bail Student Center.Stand Down provides Omaha’s homeless/homeless insecure Veterans access to VA Healthcare; legal and mental health; clothing; and other donated material goods.
We are seeking 125 volunteers for this event. Minimum age to volunteer is 19 years old. Volunteers will be doing a lot of walking, standing, and asked to assist with carrying a duffel bag for clothing and other items. Volunteers work directly with Veterans to guide them to the various service and information providers’ booths.
UNO observes open parking in designated areas on Fridays. We suggest volunteers park in the East Parking Garage. VA will provide shuttles for those who prefer or unable to walk.
About the University of Nebraska at Omaha
Located in one of America’s best cities to live, work and learn, the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) is Nebraska’s premier metropolitan university. With more than 15,000 students enrolled in 200-plus programs of study, UNO is recognized nationally for its online education, graduate education, military friendliness and community engagement efforts. Founded in 1908, UNO has served learners of all backgrounds for more than 100 years and is dedicated to another century of excellence both in the classroom and in the community.