Athens Area Stand Down Donation Drop Off Locations

16 Sep

2016 10 07 Stand Down Logo

Donation drop-off locations:

– Athens American Legion:   520 West Union Street, Athens

– Athens City Hall:   8 E. Washington Street, Athens

– Athens Community Center:   701 East State Street, Athens

– Athens Kroger:   919 East State Street, Athens

– Athens VFW Post 3477 Auxiliary:   355 E. State Street, Athens

– Ohio University Credit Union:   90 South Shafer Street or 944 E State Street, Athens

– Ohio University’s Baker Center:   Veterans & Military Student Services Center, Room 350

– The Plains VFW Post 7174:   12 Pine Street, The Plains

The collection at OUCU will run through September 30. The collections at the other sites will run until October 5.

The Athens Area Stand Down will take place on Friday, October 7, 2016 from 10 am to 2 pm at the Athens County Fairgrounds, West Union Street, Athens. This is a community-base program to help those who are homeless or at risk of homelessness “combat” their problems and rebuild their lives. It is free and open to the public. For more information on the Stand Down and needed items, visit



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