Homeless veterans find a new home

Oaks Christian, Calvary welcome weekend camp

By Lori Porter
Acorn Staff Writer

For the past 10 years, Stand Down, a weekend camp-out event for homeless veterans, has taken place at the Ventura College football field. But Ventura College can no longer host it because the newly refurbished football field is now synthetic instead of grass; tent poles would damage the surface. But Oaks Christian School and Calvary Community Church have offered their facilities for the event.
Claire Hope, founder and chairwoman of Stand Down, sa...

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