SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A Sacramento group that helps homeless veterans was targeted by thieves who stole supplies meant for veterans.
Sacramento Stand Down brings together resources and service providers to provide a one-stop shop for veterans.READ MORE: Video Released Of Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting Of Tahoe Park Resident Who Shot At Authorities
Two months before their two-day Stand Down for homeless and at-risk veterans, the group’s warehouse on McClellan was targeted with many items taken.
Among other things, the thieves took DoD-issued clothing, sleeping bags, hygiene kits, generators, boots, blankets, food, and toiletry items that were meant for homeless veterans.READ MORE: Coroner Identifies Passenger Killed In Wrong-Way DUI Crash On Highway 99
Sacramento Stand Down is now looking to the community for help recovering these items or getting new donations before their Stand Down event in August.
The event is set to serve hundreds of local veterans who struggle with homelessness, providing them with medical, dental, court services, housing and employment help, as well as clothing and other resources.MORE NEWS: Looting Suspect Accused Of Dozens Of Thefts Arrested In South Lake Tahoe
You can learn more about Sacramento Stand Down on their website.