Calling ALL Volunteers! Support Siouxland Soldiers needs 100+ Volunteers for Summer Events!

Support Siouxland Soldiers is seeking over 100 Volunteers to help with these summer events:

Support Breakfast & Grocery Distribution
Wednesday, May 29
9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
at Support Siouxland Soldiers
Volunteers Needed from 8-11 am! Click here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0b48a8ad2ca4f94-support5

 

Rooster’s Charity Ride for Support Siouxland Soldiers

Saturday, June 1 12:00 – 2:00 Registration (Free will donation) and Lunch Rooster’s Harley Davidson, 1930 N. Lewis Blvd.
All Vehicles Welcome,

All proceeds benefit Support Siouxland Soldiers
Two volunteer shifts available 11:30 – 2:00 p.m. and 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Click here to sign-up to ride or volunteer: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0b48a8ad2ca4f94-roosters

 

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

 

Explorer’s & Thrivent Baseball Game with Fireworks! 

Wed. July 3
Lewis & Clark Park, Mercy Stadium, Home of Explorer’s Baseball

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.
Click here to Volunteer:
https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30E0B48A8AD2CA4F94-explorersthriven

VRA Midwest River Fest 2019

Monday, July 8th 4:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m.
Scenic Park Shelter, South Sioux City, NE (Near the YMCA)
We are seeking volunteers to help Serve a picnic dinner – All proceeds benefit Support Siouxland Soldiers

Click here to Volunteerhttps://www.signupgenius.com/go/30E0B48A8AD2CA4F94-riverfest

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, click here! https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30E0B48A8AD2CA4F94-marcus

 

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.

Volunteers needed to pack grocery boxes, click herehttps://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0b48a8ad2ca4f94-stand

Support Siouxland Soldiers Needs 130 Volunteers for Upcoming Summer Events!

Veterans, Military families and Volunteers, 
Please mark your calendars, Support Siouxland Soldiers is seeking over 130 Volunteers to help with these upcoming events this summer! Invite your friends, make new friends and have a Blast while supporting our Siouxland Soldiers, Veterans and Military families!
 

Support Breakfast & Grocery Distribution
Wednesday, May 29
9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
at Support Siouxland Soldiers
Volunteers Needed from 8-11 am! Click here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0b48a8ad2ca4f94-support5

Rooster’s Ride for Good – Hosted by Harley Davidson
Saturday, June 1
Rooster’s Harley Davidson, 1930 N. Lewis Blvd.
All Vehicles Welcome,
All proceeds benefit Support Siouxland Soldiers
Volunteers will be needed to help serve lunch More info coming soon!

 

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

Explorer’s & Thrivent Baseball Game with Fireworks! 
Wed. July 3
Lewis & Clark Park, Mercy Stadium, Home of Explorer’s Baseball
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.
Click here to Volunteerhttps://www.signupgenius.com/go/30E0B48A8AD2CA4F94-explorersthriven
VRA Midwest River Fest 2019
Monday, July 8th
4:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m.
Scenic Park Shelter, South Sioux City, NE (Near the YMCA)
Serve picnic dinner – All proceeds benefit Support Siouxland Soldiers
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.
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. Dinner provided by Plymouth County Pork Producers, Groceries by a partnership of Support Siouxland Soldiers and Food Bank of Siouxland, Clothing by the Micah Project and resource fair.
Volunteers needed to pack grocery boxes, click herehttps://www.signupgenius.com/go/30E0B48A8AD2CA4F94-stand

Save the date for these upcoming Support Siouxland Soldiers events

Waffles for Warriors
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 – 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Support Siouxland Soldiers, 1551 Indian Hills Dr. Ste 102
Free breakfast, groceries & hygiene items
https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0b48a8ad2ca4f94-support5
Valentine Care-Pack 
Monday, February 4, 2019 at 6:00 p.m.
Support Siouxland Soldiers, 1551 Indian Hills Dr. Ste 102
Pack Valentine care-packages for your deployed loved one.
We will provide all of the shipping, snacks and supplies.
Email your APO/FPO address to SiouxlandTroops@gmail.com
Volunteers are needed to make hand-made valentines, donate Valentine Candy or sponsor a care-package. Click here to sponsor a care-package for a deployed Siouxland Service Member. 
Military Valentine Ball
Saturday, February 16, 2019 – 5:00 – 9:00 pm
Sgt. Bluff Community Center, 903 Topaz Dr. Sgt. Bluff
$10 per person (family discounts available) Your ticket includes dinner, dessert, dance, professional family photography, button making and Scrabble letter crafts, Veteran coin and $40 pork gift certificate to the first 100 registered and more! Bring the family, Click here to get your tickets
Serving Those Who Served Event
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 – 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.
Long Lines Family Rec Center, 401 Gordon Dr.
Free event includes dinner, groceries, resource fair and clothing
https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0b48a8ad2ca4f94-serving

Sending our Troops some Love!

Help us send our Troops some Love for Valentine’s Day! We’re asking students to make hand-made Valentines to include in the care-packages.

To Sponsor a care-package click here! 

Military families are invited to pack and customize care-packages for their loved ones on Monday, Feb. 4th @ 6:00 p.m. at Support Siouxland Soldiers.

You may bring items to pack in the care-packages. We will supply the shipping materials and pay to ship the care-packages.

Please email your service member’s APO or FPO address to siouxlandtroops@gmail.com by Feb. 1, 2019.

 

 

Holidays for our Heroes Care-Pack Collection

Businesses, schools, churches, social organizations and families,

Hundreds of Siouxland Service Members will be separated from their families this Holiday Season as they serve all over the world. We are asking for the Siouxland Comunity to help us in sending our deployed Troops a “Taste of Home” for the Holidays. Please join us in collecting items like beef sticks, protein bars and drink mixes to be sent overseas! We also encourage kids to make Holiday cards and adults to write letters of support. Donations will also be accepted to help offset the cost of shipping the care-packages overseas. One care-package costs $17.35 to send and we plan to send over 200 care-packages! Please call (712) 541-8020 to schedule a drop-off of items at Support Siouxland Soldiers and thank you for your support!

 

Valentine Care-Pack

Do you have a deployed loved one and would like to send them some care-packages for Valentine’s Day? Join us Saturday, February 4 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. to send your Soldier some Love! We are collecting items from the Community to go in the care-packages such as beef jerky, protein bars, tuna pouches and powdered drink mix. Help us collect items by organizing a food drive at your place of business, church, school or right at home! Download the collection flyer below to print and post with your collection box and email us at siouxlandtroops@gmail.com to schedule a drop-off time prior to Feb. 4. Also check out this Awesome PSA produced by Amanda, an Audio Engineering Student at Western Iowa Tech (there’s two versions of the commercial below) and keep your ears peeled for it on the radio! Now let’s rally your Troops to send some Love to the Siouxland Deployed Troops this Valentine’s Day!

Click here to download PDF of this collection flyer!valentinecollection

Support Siouxland Soldiers is asking Siouxland to collect items for 200 care-packages

PRESS RELEASE: Support Siouxland Soldiers Hosts Care-package Event to Support 200 Deployed Service Members

[Sioux City, Iowa] – With several groups of deployed Service Members from the Siouxland area, Support Siouxland Soldiers will be packing and sending up to 200 care-packages over the next several months. Support Siouxland Soldiers is asking for the Community’s support in collecting items to be included in the care-packages. Local businesses, churches, organizations and families are encouraged to collect items such as protein bars, tuna pouches, trail mix, baby wipes, crossword puzzles and more. Please see attached flyer.
Items may be dropped off at Support Siouxland Soldiers on Wednesday, July 27th between 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Support Siouxland Soldiers is located at 1551 Indian Hills Dr. Suite 102. Sioux City, IA 51104 (Located next door to Contemporary Dance Studio and Poppin’ Bottles n’ Brushes) Or email siouxlandtroops@gmail.com for other drop-off arrangements.
Family members and friends of the deployed service members as well as volunteers will then be invited to customize care-packages for their loved ones. To receive more information about how you can send a care-package to a family member who is deployed please email siouxlandtroops@gmail.com.
SupportSiouxlandSoldiersCollectionFlyer

June & July Events!

Email us at siouxlandtroops@gmail.com to join our mailing list and receive upcoming event notices like these:

Please join us for a Free event for Veterans, Military Families and the Siouxland Community this Saturday:
Operation Engage America Resource Fair
Saturday, June 18th
1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Long Lines Center, 401 Gordon Dr.
See attached flyer
Support Siouxland Soldiers will be handing out gift cards to Veterans and is sponsoring speaker, Abigail Calkin, Author of “The Soul of My Soldier”
Additional Veteran serving organizations will also be in attendance.
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WafflesWarriors

Please join us for Waffles for Warriors:
Wed. June 29
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Support Siouxland Soldiers will provide free waffles and coffee for Veterans and their families at 1551 Indian Hills Dr. Suite 102
See attached flyer
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Free Baseball Clinic & Tailgate for Military families
Sponsored by Support Siouxland Soldiers
Saturday, August 20
12:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Free Tailgate for Military families prior to the game
Military vehicles provided by US Army Reserves
Game starts at 7:05 p.m.
Location: Mercy Field at Lewis & Clark Park, Home of the Sioux City Explorers

Call (712) 277-WINS to sign-up

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Mark your calendars for the next Grocery Event:
Stand Down Event – Sponsored by the VA and Vet Center
Friday, August. 26
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Location: Red Cross, 4200 War Eagle Dr.
Support Siouxland Soldiers will be distributing free groceries and gift cards. (First come, first served) Please provide proof of service. A meal will also be provided and additional Veteran serving organizations will be in attendance.
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Thrivent Financial & Explorer’s Heroes Game
Sunday, July 3rd
Game starts at 7:05 p.m.
Location: Mercy Field at Lewis & Clark Park, Home of the Sioux City Explorers

The evening will feature a post-game fireworks display by Lantis Fireworks; a game-worn camouflage jersey auction; Military humvee and equipment provided by the US Army Reserves; live performance of the National Anthem, along with an array of giveaways provided by Thrivent Financial and raffle items!
Adult Tickets begin at $8. For tickets call: (712) 277-WINS

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Rally for our Troops: Large Care-Pack Event!
With over 180 recently deployed Troops, Support Siouxland Soldiers is planning one of our largest care-pack events to date. While the event details are still in the planning stages, we need your help in collecting snacks and hygiene items to go into the packages. Download the attached flyer with a list of the most requested items that you can share with your employer, church, social group, family or friends! We want to see Siouxland Rally Up for our Troops! Take photos of what you’ve collected and share on our Facebook page at Support Siouxland Soldiers. If you have a deployed loved one, join us to help pack by emailing us at siouxlandtroops@gmail.com Support Siouxland Soldiers will provide all of the shipping materials and will pay to ship the packages. Thank you for helping us honor and serve our Siouxland Veterans and their families at this great time of need!

Valentine’s for Veterans Event!

Valentine’s for Veterans! Military Families & Veterans – Please join us for a Valentine’s Event Tuesday, Feb 9 from 5:30-7:00 pm! We will be serving walking tacos and soup donated by Pizza Ranch, HyVee and Wendy’s, each family will receive a box of groceries, free haircuts for Veterans by Rumor Haz It, massages by Main Street Massage and free car wash gift certificates provided by Cubby’s at the Dunes!! Location: American Red Cross 4200 War Eagle Dr. Overflow parking will be at Earl May across the street from the Red Cross Building.

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