Support Siouxland Soldiers’ 2017 Holidays for Heroes Event Served over 500!

The Support Siouxland Soldiers 10th Annual Holidays for our Heroes event was held Thursday, December 14 at 6:00pm! The evening festivities included a live performance of Christmas music, a catered holiday meal, Gifts for all of the kids, coats, socks, gloves, hats and blankets, free haircuts, holiday groceries, a resource fair and more! Thank you to all of our partners, donors and over 100 volunteers who make this event possible! And Thank you To all of our Veterans and Military Families for your service, it is an honor to serve and celebrate you!

Honoring All Who Served May 23

Veterans and Military Families, Thank you for your service! Please join us for a Free event, Tuesday, May 23rd from 5:30-7:00 p.m.! Support Siouxland Soldiers will provide a box of groceries for each family as well as a free BBQ dinner. There will be a resource fair and other resources available. Come catch up with your comrades and enjoy a Free BBQ!


Support Siouxland Soldiers Presents their 10th Annual Holidays for our Heroes Event!

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Support Siouxland Soldiers is hosting our 10th Annual Holidays for our Heroes event! Siouxland Veterans and Military Families are invited to join us for an evening of Holiday Fun on Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m at Liberty Elementary! This is a free event to honor and serve our Heroes and their families for their service and sacrifices! (Please provide proof of service upon arrival)
We are excited to Honor you!


– Support Siouxland Soldiers will be catering in a Holiday dinner with all the fixin’holidaysforheroes2016s and distributing holiday groceries;
– Santa and his crew will be distributing gifts and toys to all of the Military children in attendance;
– The Elks Club will hand out the remaining winter gear to the kids;
– Massages provided by Main Street Massage;
– Haircuts will be provided by Haircuts by Becky;
– The Micah Project will have gently used clothing and coats to give;
– Veteran Serving Agencies and Organizations will have booths to distribute resources and information – organized by Operation Engage America


If your Hero is currently deployed we hope that you will still join us! You are also welcome to pack a care-package for your service member on Sat. Nov. 19th from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at our office at 1551 Indian Hills Dr. Suite 102. Support Siouxland Soldiers will provide the snacks and hygiene items, the shipping materials and will pay to ship your box! All you need to bring is their address and special items that you would like to send eg. photos, cards, special snacks Please email if you plan to attend so that we can pick-up enough shipping supplies and snacks for the boxes.


This Holiday Season Help Us Honor Our Siouxland Veterans and Military Families
by sponsoring a Military family. A gift of only $25 will help provide four holiday dinners, a box of groceries and gifts for a Siouxland Military family.
Or mail your donation check to:
Support Siouxland Soldiers
1551 Indian Hills Dr. Ste 102
Sioux City, IA 51104

Operation Warming Hearts Event provides Help on the Homefront for Siouxland Veterans and Military Families

[Sioux City, IA] – In honor of Veteran’s Day, Support Siouxland Soldiers is partnering with the American Red Cross, the Elks Club and Operation Engage America to provide a little “Help on the Homefront” for our Siouxland Veterans and Military families. Operation Warming Hearts will take place on Tuesday, November 1, 2016 from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. at the American Red Cross, 4200 War Eagle Dr.

All Veterans and Military families are invited to attend this free event which will provide a free dinner, a box of groceries, winter gear for Military kids and a resource fair.

Volunteers may use this link to sign-up to help during the event:

For more information please email



June & July Events!

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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.


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


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


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.

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


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 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!

Free Breakfast to Honor Armed Services Day!

Veterans and Military Families, Join us the day before Armed Forces Day for Free Donuts, Waffles & Coffee on Friday, May 20th, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. at Support Siouxland Soldiers, 1551 Indian Hills Dr. Suite 102.

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Cardinal Honor Run Saturday, June 11



To volunteer for this event, click here to sign up or  contact:

Carrie Durant
Siouxland Federal Credit Union
Member Service Representative
(402)  412-5236-Work

The first annual Cardinal Honor Run, a 10k, 5k and 1 mile Fun Run/Walk, will take place during Cardinal Days on Saturday, June 11, 2016. This fundraising event, sponsored by Siouxland Federal Credit Union and Cardinal Days, will kick-off at Scenic Park, Riverview Dr. in South Sioux City, NE at 8:00 a.m. and will cross over the Missouri River on the Veterans Memorial Bridge and back. Walkers will be given the option to walk an alternative route on the bike path towards the Siouxland Freedom Park.

The registration fee to participate is $28 and includes an official Cardinal Honor Run t-shirt, fruit and water. Kids 13 and younger are free admission. Individuals and teams are encouraged to register early at Registrations will also be accepted at all Siouxland Federal Credit Unions or event-day registrations will be accepted for $39 just prior to the event at 7:00 – 7:45 a.m. at the Scenic Park in South Sioux City.

The first wave of participants running the 10k will take off at 8:00 a.m.; the second wave for 5k runners will begin at 8:15 a.m. and the 1 mile runners/walkers will begin at 8:30 a.m. Packet pick-up will be available on Friday, June 10, 2016 from 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. at the Siouxland Federal Credit Union, 3000 Plaza Dr. in South Sioux City, NE or Saturday, June 11 from 7:00 – 7:45 a.m.

100% of the proceeds from this event will stay local and benefit Support Siouxland Soldiers, a non-profit organization that supports our local Veterans and Military families with care-packages, groceries and meals, financial emergency grants and more. To sponsor the event and have your name or business name listed on the official event  t-shirt, please send your $100 check to Support Siouxland Soldiers, 1551 Indian Hills Dr. Suite 102 Sioux City, IA 51104 or online donations are accepted at Siouxland Federal Credit Union will be donating $1.00 per participant to Support Siouxland Soldiers for this event.

Register today at

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