Northside Hospital - Stand Up for Stand Down

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Stand Up for Stand Down

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Sponsored by the Georgia district Pilot International Clubs and Georgia Cancer Specialists, affiliated with Northside Hospital Cancer Institute, the annual Stand Up for Stand Down toiletry drive collects much-needed toiletry and personal care items to fill “comfort bags” for homeless Veterans who attend Stand Down events throughout North and Central Georgia.

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“Stand Down” is a military term that refers to the time when troops are brought back from the battlefield for rest and recuperation.  

Each year, Stand Down events across the country provide health care and other services to help thousands of homeless Veterans get back on their feet.

Travel/sample-size toiletry and personal care items are needed:

  • toothbrushes and toothpaste
  • deodorant
  • hand sanitizer
  • combs/brushes
  • body wash/soap
  • shampoo and conditioner
  • lotion
  • feminine products

Donations can be dropped off at any of the 27 Georgia Cancer Specialists locations in Georgia.  For a list of locations, visit

For more information about the Stand Up for Stand Down drive, call 770-864-5347 or visit

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