Event offers aid to homeless veterans in Greensboro

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GREENSBORO, N.C. -- On Friday, hundreds of homeless veterans will get access to a wide range of free services including medical screenings, hot meals and clothing at Triad Stand Down in Greensboro.

The annual event aims to end the cycle of homelessness for veterans and draws in volunteers from across the state to help. More than 30 service providers this year will connect with struggling veterans.

Other free assistance includes mental health support, help finding permanent housing and even legal assistance.

Organizers expect to help more than 200 veterans this year. Triad Stand Down runs until 2 p.m. at the Westover Church, 505 Muirs Chapel Road in Greensboro.

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