Standown is a term used during war to describe the practice of removing combat troops from the field and taking care of their basic needs in a safe area.


We don't leave our wounded behind...

Tent Sponsors


We are looking for corporations and organizations to become tent sponsors for the East Bay Stand Down 2020

Tent Sponsorships are available to individuals and non-profit organizations at $500 per tent. For-profit organizations and corporations can sponsor a tent for $1,000. A banner will be posted on a tent indicating the Tent Sponsor. Please make a check payable to "Diablo Valley Veterans Foundation, EBSD" and mail it to :

Diablo Valley Veterans Foundation, EBSD
P.O. Box 2133
Danville, CA 94526

or it can be brought to our Community Meetings in 2020.


2020 Tent Sponsors

Eric Boettcher of PG&E


Electrical Workers Minority Caucus SF Chapter

Every Little Life Matters

IBEW Local Union 6

Korean War Veterans Concord Chapter 264

Patrick McCleskey

PriceWaterhouseCoopers, LLP

RMC Engineering of Gilroy

Zephyr Grill & Bar


2018 Tent Sponsors

American Legion Post 117 San Leandro

American Legion Riders Post 117

American Legion Post 237, Pleasanton

American Legion Post 246 Danville

Anonymous - supporting all Veterans

Bay Area Navy Nurse Corps Association (BANNCA)

Blue Star Moms Chapter 101

Contra Costa County Employer Advisory Council

Daughters of the American Revolution, Anne Loucks Chapter

John Donnelly

SF Electrical Contractors Association - San Francisco

SF Electrical Workers Minority Caucus - San Francisco

International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (of San Francisco)

IBEW Local 6

Senior Sixes of IBEW #6

Alameda Elks Lodge 1015

Walnut Creek Elks Lodge #1811

Concord Elks Lodge 1994

ELLM - Every Little Life Matters Foundation

Knights of Columbus - Gilroy

Albany Lions Club

Pleasanton Lions Club

Livermore Senior Living Associates, LP

Marine Corp League Mount Diablo Detachment No. 942

Ruth Masayko

McMillan Companies

McMillan Electric SF

Military Officers Association of America

National Association of Retired and Veteran Railroad Employees

ECHO of Northrup Grumman

Oracle America, INC


Paul Plecnik

Rotary of Danville/Sycamore Valley

Rotary Club of Orinda

San Ramon Valley Rotary Foundation

Trilogy at the Vineyards Veterans Association

District 10 Dept of CA VFW

Danville VFW Post 75

San Leandro VFW Post 819

Clayton Valley VFW Post 1525

Lt. Jerry Novakovich VFW Post 1525 Auxiliary

Pleasanton Ambrose D. Regalia VFW Post 6298

Livermore Valley VFW Post 7265

Lafayette VFW Post 8063

Castro Valley VFW Post 9601

Golden Gate Nisei VFW Post 9879