A Stand Down for homeless, veterans and others in need is set for Dec. 5 at St. John’s Baptist Church in Gainesville.
Food, clothing and toiletries will be available in the parking lot of the church at 741 E.E. Butler Parkway.
The Gainesville Elks Lodge No. 1126 is putting on the event, with the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars joining in the effort as well.