9 Support Siouxland Soldiers Events! Concert, BBQ Fest, Dueling Pianos, Fall Festival, Monster Ball, Support Breakfast and More!

Veterans, Military Families, Community Supporters and Volunteers, 

Please join us for these 9 upcoming events! (See attached flyers) 

TOMORROW!! SAT SEPT 14, 3:00 – 10:00 PM “Up in Smoke” BBQ Fest, (Open to the Public) 
Family friendly event with live music, great food, raffle prizes and more hosted by the Marquee and Downtown Partners on Historic 4th. Good will offering will benefit Support Siouxland Soldiers

WED SEPT 25, 9:00 – 11:00 AM Waffles for Warriors (Veterans & Military Families) A Free Veteran Support Breakfast and Grocery Distribution @ Support Siouxland Soldiers

Monday SEPT 30 Support Siouxland Soldiers Volunteer Orientation @ Support Siouxland Soldiers (open to the public) Come learn about all of the ways you can get involved and support our local Siouxland Veterans and Military Families! RSVP at: https://www.facebook.com/events/2460152260898743/ 

SAT OCT 12, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 PM Free Family Fall Festival at Lakeport Commons (Open to the Public) This free family event will include fall treats, inflatable jumpy houses, face painting by Poppin’ Bottles n’ Brushes, Ninja Course by Tiger Rock, Rock Painting by Siouxland Rocks, Balloon animals by the Shrine Clowns, Games, Candy, Police, Sheriff, Military and Fire Rescue vehicles and 1 Free pumpkin per family while supplies last! Bring the entire family and we’ll see you Saturday, Oct. 12!   

SAT OCT 19, 5:00 – 8:00 PM  Military Family Monster Ball  (Veterans & Military Families)  This event is for all who served and their family. Includes dinner & dessert, dance, activities for the kids, prizes, costumes and the Elks Lodge will be giving out new coats for the military kids in attendance. Click here for $5 Tickets (Ages 3 and under are free) at:
https://supportsiouxlandsoldiers.networkforgood.com/events/13940-military-monster-ball

WED OCT 30, 9:00 – 11:00 AM Waffles for Warriors  (Veterans & Military Families)  A Free Veteran Support Breakfast and Grocery Distribution @ Support Siouxland Soldiers

FRI NOV 8 Brett Michaels Concert at the Tyson Event Center (Open to the Public) a portion of the ticket sales benefit Support Siouxland Soldiers Click here for Tickets: https://ev7.evenue.net/cgi-bin/ncommerce3/SEGetEventList?groupCode=BM&linkID=siouxcity-multi&shopperContext=&caller=&appCode=&RSRC=WEB_VEN&RDAT=SLIDER

SAT NOV 16, 7:00 PM Dueling for the Forces(Open to the Public) Piano Dueling Fundraiser at the HardRock Hotel & Casino and Guitar Auction for Support Siouxland Soldiers $20 Tickets at https://tickets.hardrockcasinosiouxcity.com/eventperformances.asp?evt=665

WED NOV 27, 9:00 – 11:00 AM Waffles for Warriors  (Veterans & Military Families)  A Free Veteran Support Breakfast and Grocery Distribution @ Support Siouxland Soldiers

Also stay tuned for more information on these upcoming events for Veterans & Military Families. 

DEC Date TBD Holidays for our Heroes Event –Dinner, Groceries, Gifts, Clothing & Resource Fair 6:00 – 7:30 pm 

DEC Date TBD Holiday Military Family Care-pack event @ Support Siouxland Soldiers

Military Monster Ball

On Saturday, October 19 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. Support Siouxland Soldiers will host a Military Monster Ball @ the Sergeant Bluff Community Center. This event is for all who served and their family. Includes dinner & dessert, dance, activities for the kids, prizes, costumes and the Elks Lodge will be giving out new coats for the military kids in attendance.

Click here for $5 Tickets (Ages 3 and under are free) at:
https://supportsiouxlandsoldiers.networkforgood.com/events/13940-military-monster-ball

Six Upcoming Events for Siouxland Veterans, Service Members, Military families and Volunteers!

Veterans, Service Members, Military Families, Gold Star Families and Volunteers,
Please join us for these six upcoming events! Scroll down to view the flyers for each event. 

WED. AUG 21 @ 4:30 pm Renovation Chamber Ribbon Cutting @ Support Siouxland Soldiers, 1551 Indian Hills Dr. Ste 102. Enjoy refreshments and Come see our newly renovated space! We will be presenting awards to all of the organizations who donated their services to help us transform our space in less than a month! 

THURS. AUG 22 @10:00 am – 1:00 pm VA Stand Down @ the Long Lines Rec Center, 401 Gordon Dr. Groceries provided by Support Siouxland Soldiers, Lunch sponsored by Famous Dave’s & Tyson Fresh Meats, Clothing Distribution by Micah Project, on the spot health screenings and resource fair. Volunteers click here:  https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0b48a8ad2ca4f94-stand

WED. AUG 28 @ 9:00 – 11:00 am Waffles for Warriors @ Support Siouxland Soldiers. 
In honor of Purple Heart Month, Support Siouxland Soldiers will host a Purple Heart Honorary Breakfast on Wednesday, August 28 from 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. at Support Siouxland Soldiers, 1551 Indian Hills Dr. Ste 102. The event will include a presentation of Purple Heart pins at 10:00 a.m. to our Siouxland Purple Heart Recipients from Support Siouxland Soldiers and a check presentation from the Northwest Iowa Chapter 462, Military Order of the Purple Heart (MOPH). A free breakfast and grocery distribution for all Siouxland Veterans will begin at 9:00 till 11:00 a.m.
The Purple Heart Medal is awarded to members of the armed forces of the U.S. who are wounded by an instrument of war in the hands of the enemy and posthumously to the next of kin in the name of those who are killed in action or die of wounds received in action. It is specifically a combat decoration. We hope you will join us in honoring and thanking our Siouxland Purple Heart Recipients.
If you are a Purple Heart recipient and would like to receive a Purple Heart pin please email Sarah at siouxlandtroops@gmail.com or call (712) 541-8020. Volunteers Needed click here:  https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0b48a8ad2ca4f94-support5

SAT. SEPT 14″Up In Smoke” BBQ Competition @ the Marquee. Hosted by the Marquee and Downtown Partners. Proceeds will benefit Support Siouxland Soldiers. more details to follow. 
Volunteers click here: https://www.volunteersiouxland.org/need/detail/?need_id=450748

WED. SEPT 25 @ 9:00 – 11:00 am Waffles for Warriors @ Support Siouxland Soldiers. 
A free breakfast and grocery distribution for all Veterans  
Volunteers click here:  https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0b48a8ad2ca4f94-support5

SAT. OCT. 19 @ 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. Military Monster Ball @ the Sergeant Bluff Community Center. A Support Siouxland |Soldiers Halloween Event for all who served and their family. Includes dinner & dessert, dance, activities for the kids, prizes, costumes and the Elks Lodge will be giving out new coats for the kids in attendance. $5 per person, Tickets available at https://www.facebook.com/events/2368509840064555/

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony!

Join us as we celebrate our newly renovated space with a Chamber Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Wednesday, August 21 at 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. at Support Siouxland Soldiers, 1551 Indian Hills Dr. Enjoy refreshments and learn about all of the volunteer opportunities we offer to serve and support our local Siouxland Veterans and Military families!

7 Upcoming Support Siouxland Soldiers Events

Please share these 7 upcoming support events with your fellow Veterans, Service Members and their family members. (See complete listing below) Hope to see you all soon! 

JULY 1 Care-Pack Event – Military families are invited to pack a box for their deployed Soldier. 6:00 PM @ Support Siouxland Soldiers

JULY 3 Explorer’s Game with Fireworks, Prizes, Military vehicles, patriotic jersey auction benefiting Support Siouxland Soldiers and more! Visit  http://xsbaseball.com/  for tickets 
7:00 p.m. @ Lewis & Clark Park

JULY 8 VRA Riverfest 
VRA Fundraiser for Support Siouxland Soldiers
5:00 PM @ Scenic Park SSC

JULY 25 Cherokee County Veterans Support Event 
Dinner, Groceries, Clothing and resource fair
5:00 – 7:00 p.m. @ Grace United Methodist Church in Marcus 

JULY 31 Waffles for Warriors and Groceries
9:00 – 11:00 AM @ Support Siouxland Soldiers 

AUG 22 VA Stand Down – Veteran Support Event 
Support Siouxland Soldiers will provide a grocery distribution
Lunch, groceries, clothing distribution, resource Fair and more
11:00 – 1:00 p.m. @  the Long Lines Building, 401 Gordon Dr.

AUG 28 Waffles for Warriors and Groceries 
9:00 – 11:00 AM @ Support Siouxland Soldiers

This 4th of July Honor & Support a Deployed Siouxland Soldier by Sponsoring a Care-Package!

Please Help Honor and Support our Deployed Siouxland Troops this 4th of July holiday by sponsoring a care-package or 2 or 3! It’s a great way to remind our Troops that we support them especially on Holidays when they are away from family and friends. $17 Ships a box, $30 fills a box with snacks. Click here to donate: https://supportsiouxlandsoldiers.networkforgood.com/projects/66276-sponsor-a-care-package

American Celebration July 3

Please Share!! Join us for an evening of America’s favorite pastime Explorers Baseball, Fireworks, Prizes and so much more on Wednesday, July 3rd, where the Explorers play host to the Milwaukee Milkmen.

The evening will feature: 
+ 7:05 pm Explorer’s game
+ Post-game firework and patriotic music by Lantis Fireworks; 
+ Game-worn patriotic jersey auction benefiting Support Siouxland Soldiers; 
+ Military vehicles and equipment provided by the US Army Reserves and Swear in ceremony, 
+ Live performance of the National Anthem, 
+ along with an array of giveaways thrown out to the crowd by Thrivent Financial!

Join us for this affordable evening of family entertainment and celebrate American Tradition at Mercy Field at Lewis & Clark Park.Tickets start at adults $15 / $13. Game tickets can be purchased by calling (712) 277-WINS, or click here: https://www.etix.com/…/sioux-city-explorers-vsmilwaukee-mil…&

Buy a Cool Shirt, Support our Siouxland Veterans & Service Members






Each shirt you purchase sends 1 care-package to a deployed Siouxland Soldier!

Support Siouxland Soldiers hosts over 24 support events each year providing over 3,500 hot meals and 50,000 lbs. of groceries to our Siouxland Veterans. Since 2007 we’ve shipped over 6,000 care-packages served over 35,000 meals and distributed over 250,000 lbs of groceries. They make great gifts too! $20 per shirt. Sizes available in Adult Small thru 3XL. Allow a couple weeks for shipping. Thank you for Supporting those who Served!

7 Summer Events to Support our Siouxland Veterans, Troops and Military Families! (Volunteers Needed too!)

Please join us for these seven upcoming Summer events supporting our Siouxland Veterans, Troops and Military families! If you’d like to volunteer for an event please click on the Sign-up link under each event for details. Thanks and looking forward to seeing you soon! 

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(1.) Free Will BBQ & Dane Louis Acoustic Guitar Performance to benefit our Siouxland Veterans and Troops! 
All are invited! Please Join us this Saturday, June 1 from Noon to 2:00 p.m. for a free will donation BBQ lunch and acoustic guitar performance by Dane Louise at Rooster’s Harley Davidson, 1930 N. Lewis Blvd. 
Following this event will be an optional charity ride with 5 stops and lots of prizes! Even if you don’t join the ride, we’d love to see you at the BBQ!
All proceeds benefit Support Siouxland Soldiers

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(2.) Sioux City Vet Center 40th Anniversary BBQ!
Wed. June 12, 11:30 – 1:00 p.m.
at Support Siouxland Soldiers, 1551 Indian Hills Dr. Ste. 102

We are partnering with the Sioux City Vet Center to celebrate their 40th Anniversary and host a free BBQ on Wednesday, June 12 from 11:30-1:00 at Support Siouxland Soldiers, 1551 Indian Hills Dr. Ste 102. The Sioux City Vet Center is a community-based counseling center that provides a wide range of social and psychological services, including professional readjustment counseling to eligible Veterans, active duty service members, including National Guard and Reserve components, and their families. Readjustment counseling is offered to make a successful transition from military to civilian life or after a traumatic event experienced in the military. Individual, group, marriage and family counseling is offered in addition to referral and connection to other VA or community benefits and services. Vet Center counselors and outreach staff, many of whom are Veterans themselves, are experienced and prepared to discuss the tragedies of war, loss, grief and transition after trauma.  


(3.) Support Breakfast & Grocery Distribution (Volunteers Needed)
Wednesday, June 26
9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
at Support Siouxland Soldiers
Volunteers needed from 8-11 a.m. to help make and serve breakfast. 
Click here to Volunteer and help with the Wish Listhttps://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0b48a8ad2ca4f94-support5

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(4.) Explorer’s & Thrivent Baseball Game with Fireworks! (Volunteers Needed!) 
Wed. July 3 from 5:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Explorer’s Ballfield, Lewis & Clark Park, Mercy Stadium

30 Volunteers Needed to help with tailgate party, pass the hat and jersey auction! All volunteers will receive a free ticket to the game with fireworks and a free tailgate supper.
Please Click here to Volunteer:
https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30E0B48A8AD2CA4F94-explorersthriven

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(5.) VRA Midwest River Fest 2019 (Volunteers Needed)
Monday, July 8th 4:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m.
Scenic Park Shelter, South Sioux City, NE (Near the YMCA)
We are seeking 15 volunteers to help Serve a picnic dinner – 
All proceeds from the rally & picnic benefit Support Siouxland Soldiers
Click here to Volunteer
https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30E0B48A8AD2CA4F94-riverfest


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(6.) Support Siouxland Soldiers Dinner, Groceries & Resource Fair
Thursday, July 25
5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Grace United Methodist Church in Marcus, IA
Free support event for Veterans. Includes groceries, dinner & resource fair. We are seeking volunteers to help pack grocery boxes! 
Volunteers Needed in the afternoon to help pack groceries, click here! https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30E0B48A8AD2CA4F94-marcus


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(7.) Stand Down Dinner, Groceries, Clothing, Resource Fair
Thursday, August 22
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Long Lines Rec Center, Hall of Fame, 401 Gordon Dr. Sioux City
Free support event for Siouxland Veterans and Military families. We are in need of volunteers to help pack grocery boxes for Veterans.

We need volunteers in the morning to help pack grocery boxes, please click herehttps://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0b48a8ad2ca4f94-stand

Become a Siouxland Battle Buddy!

Join us in serving and supporting our Siouxland Heroes! We have over 18,000 Veterans living and or working in Siouxland and we need your help to serve and support them. Match your skills, experience and passions with opportunities to serve and support our Siouxland Veterans, especially those who need us the most! Become a Siouxland Battle Buddy today!

Over the last 12 years we have:

  • Shipped over 5,500 care-packages
  • Distributed over 200,000 lbs. of groceries
  • Served over 3,500 meals per year
  • Engaged over 30,000 hours of volunteer time
  • Provided over $65,000 in emergency support
  • Hosted over 200 support events!

Become a Siouxland Battle Buddy Today for $9 per month and receive:

  • A special Battle Buddy care-package
  • First “dibs” on volunteer opportunities
  • Invitations to over 20 support events each year
  • Make lots of new friends
  • Match your skills, experience and passions with opportunities to serve and support our Siouxland Veterans, especially those who need us the most!
    Click here to become a Siouxland Battle Buddy!

Become a Siouxland Battle Buddy!

Join us in serving and supporting our Siouxland Heroes! We have over 18,000 Veterans living and or working in Siouxland and we need your help to serve and support them. Match your skills, experience and passions with opportunities to serve and support our Siouxland Veterans, especially those who need us the most! Become a Siouxland Battle Buddy today!

Over the last 12 years we have:

  • Shipped over 5,500 care-packages
  • Distributed over 200,000 lbs. of groceries
  • Served over 3,500 meals per year
  • Engaged over 30,000 hours of volunteer time
  • Provided over $65,000 in emergency support
  • Hosted over 200 support events!

Become a Siouxland Battle Buddy Today for $9 per month and receive:

  • A special Battle Buddy care-package
  • First “dibs” on volunteer opportunities
  • Invitations to over 20 support events each year
  • Make lots of new friends
  • Match your skills, experience and passions with opportunities to serve and support our Siouxland Veterans, especially those who need us the most!
    Click here to become a Siouxland Battle Buddy!