STAND T.A.L.L. was pleased to once again be able to donate a field trauma medical kit to local law enforcement.

On Thursday, April 1, founder and president of STAND T.A.L.L. Ron Kauffman and vice president Sharon Hanson presented a field trauma kit to Black Mountain PD K-9 Cayman and K-9 officer Logan Newhouse.

The presentation was featured in The Valley Echo, an online community news source for Black Mountain, Swannanoa, Montreat, Ridgecrest, Broad River, and the surrounding areas.

To read the full article and learn more about this vital donation and how it will benefit Cayman and officer Newhouse, click here.

If you would like to make a donation to support STAND T.A.L.L.’s work in supporting the men and women of local law enforcement, visit our donation page.


sharon hanson and ron kauffman with field trauma kit





STAND T.A.L.L. recently donated 2-way radios to Blue Ridge Community College students who are training to become members of law enforcement locally and throughout North Carolina. The donation event was covered by several local media outlets, including Blue Ridge Now. Click here to read the full story.

The 2-way radios the cadets have been using are no longer state of the art, and this year’s budget didn’t cover the costly replacements needed for current training needs.

STAND T.A.L.L. donated five radios, but more are needed. To help us donate more and to offset the nearly $1800 cost of the ones donated, please consider making a tax deductible donation.

As always, we appreciate your help in supporting both present and future law enforcement officers who work so tirelessly to serve our community.


On Monday, February 1, 2021, Stand T.A.L.L. donated three breach kits to the Hendersonville Police Department. The presentation was featured on WLOS.

The kits, which cost $500 each, were requested by HPD and are used for door breaching, a process used by police to enter closed and/or locked doors. The special breaching tools are designed exclusively for law enforcement and provide them the power and precision to gain immediate entry into a building or vehicle while minimizing the risk of injury to the officers using the tools.

The HPD still needs three more kits, and we need your help to raise the funds to provide them. Additionally, we have been asked to raise funds to provide K-9 Medical Field Trauma Kits for the K-9s of the Black Mountain and Maggie Valley Police Departments, as well as a protective vest for the Maggie Valley K-9.

The total cost for the K-9 protective vest is $1750.00. Each K-9 Trauma Kit is $510.

We need your financial support to provide our law enforcement officers with this much-needed equipment. Please click here to donate to these worthy causes. 

WLOS recently featured Stand T.A.L.L., reporting on our efforts to raise money to purchase a body cam vest and first aid pack for Dino, Columbus Police Department’s newest K-9 member.

To see Dino in action and read the article, click here.

Your donation to Stand T.AL.L. helps raise funds for needed equipment not covered in the budgets of local law enforcement, including the vest and first aid pack for Dino! To learn how to donate or for other ways to become involved in Stand T.A.L.L., click here.

 Stand T.A.L.L. was thrilled with the turnout for our first-ever “Back the Blue” Antique and Collectible Car Parade held on Saturday, November 14, to support local law enforcement.

As reported in Blue Ridge Now and WLOS, the event drew about 30 motorcycles and antique and collectible cars for a procession through downtown Hendersonville.

Read the entire article from Blue Ridge Now below, and visit WLOS to read their coverage of the event. 

If you're interested in donating toward the purchase of protective vests and field trauma medical kits with NARCAN for local K-9 units in Henderson, Polk, and Buncombe counties, click here