Volunteer Larry Burnette tries to find the right size jacket during Manatee County's Stand Down event at the Manatee County Fairgrounds in Palmetto. Burnette, an army veteran, was among the many volunteers from various organizations helping provide services for the homeless. 
 HERALD FILE PHOTO
Volunteer Larry Burnette tries to find the right size jacket during Manatee County's Stand Down event at the Manatee County Fairgrounds in Palmetto. Burnette, an army veteran, was among the many volunteers from various organizations helping provide services for the homeless. HERALD FILE PHOTO Paul Videla Paul Videla
Volunteer Larry Burnette tries to find the right size jacket during Manatee County's Stand Down event at the Manatee County Fairgrounds in Palmetto. Burnette, an army veteran, was among the many volunteers from various organizations helping provide services for the homeless. HERALD FILE PHOTO Paul Videla Paul Videla

Homelessness is a national disgrace, especially for veterans

December 08, 2015 12:00 AM