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

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!

Rooster’s Hosts 1st Annual Charity Ride for Support Siouxland Soldiers

Join us for a day of fun! We are seeking Riders and/or Volunteers to attend Rooster’s 1st Annual Charity Ride for Support Siouxland Soldiers on Saturday, June 1, 2019. All Vehicles Welcome! Registration is a free will donation to Support Siouxland Soldiers to help stock the food pantry for Veterans.

Lunch and registration is from Noon to 2:00 p.m. at Rooster’s Harley Davidson, 1930 Lewis Blvd. Ride includes 5 stops, bring your poker hand to Edy’s Bar in Sergeant Bluff by 7:00 p.m. for a chance to win some sweet Harley gear. Stay for dinner, drinks and music! Hope to see you there!

Click here for ride details or sign-up to volunteer: 
https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0b48a8ad2ca4f94-roosters

Can’t attend but would like to support the Siouxland Veterans Food Pantry,
Click here: https://supportsiouxlandsoldiers.networkforgood.com/

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

Eight Upcoming Events for Veterans and Military Families!

To receive email updates about events and services for Siouxland Veterans and Military families, please email siouxlandtroops@gmail.com

You be the Judge! BBQ Competition & Tasting to Benefit Support Siouxland Soldiers
Saturday, September 8, 2018
Castle Pub, 4400 Singing Hills Blvd.
You be the Judge! Join us to sample some of the Best Pork Ribs in the Midwest! Teams will begin seasoning and smoking Saturday morning. We need you to decide the winner! Tasting and judging begins at 3:00 p.m. Only $8 for 10 ribs, Live music at 7:00 p.m. Winning team receives $500!
Proceeds benefit Support Siouxland Soldiers food assistance program for Siouxland Veterans

Military Kids Rock Event!
Sunday, September 9, 2018
1:30 – 3:00 p.m.
Support Siouxland Soldiers, 1551 Indian Hills Dr. Ste 102
Military kids ages 2-10 who have a parent actively serving in the military
Includes a free Usborne Military Children’s book, Rock painting with Siouxland Rocks & Poppin’ Bottles n’ Brushes, Usborne Books Storytelling & Book Fair, Snacks provided by Carpet One and Isegenix.
Limited Seating: Register at https://app.getoccasion.com/p/n/FHL7bRDn

Military Tent and Convoy of Hope Event
Saturday, September 15, 2018
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Cook Park, 520 W. 5th St. Sioux City
Free Convoy of Hope event will provide groceries, hot lunch, children’s shoes, health services, kids zone, job and career services, family portraits, haircuts, Veteran services and prayer.

50th Anniversary of the Mobilization of the 2nd Mech
Saturday, September 22, 2018
Social 5:30 p.m. Dinner 6:30 p.m.
3200 2nd Mech Dr. Sioux City
RSVP by Sept. 10 with names of guests
Send check for $10.00 per person to 2nd Mech 50th Reunnion
and send to 3200 2nd Mech Dr. Sioux City, IA 51111
For more information please call Bill Anderson @ (712) 490-5043

Waffles for Warriors
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
9:30 – 11:00 a.m.
Support Siouxland Soldiers, 1551 Indian Hills Dr. Ste. 102
Free event includes a full breakfast of Waffles, eggs, sausage plus groceries and hygiene items.

Support Siouxland Soldiers Dinner & Groceries Event
Monday, October 15, 2018
5:00 – 6:30 p.m.
Long Lines Family Rec Center, 401 Gordon Dr.
Free event includes hot dinner, groceries, resource fair, winter clothing and more

Waffles for Warriors
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
9:30 – 11:00 a.m.
Support Siouxland Soldiers, 1551 Indian Hills Dr. Ste. 102
Free event includes a full breakfast of Waffles, eggs, sausage plus groceries and hygiene items.

Support Siouxland Soldiers 2018 Holidays for Heroes event
The Support Siouxland Soldiers 2018 Holidays for Heroes event has been scheduled for Thursday evening, December 13, 2018 @ Liberty Elementary. More details to come. This free event includes a catered broasted Chicken Dinner meal, holiday groceries, clothing, Holiday gifts for the Military kids in attendance and resource fair.

4th Annual Softball for Armed Services Tournament – 2018

Floyd Softball will host their 4th Annual Softball for Armed Services Tournament Saturday, June 23 and Sunday June 24 at the Coca-Cola Fields at Chautauqua Park in Sioux City, IA.

Teams from across the Midwest are invited to compete with 100% of the tournament proceeds staying local and being donated to Support Siouxland Soldiers to provide food and housing assistance, emergency support and care-packages to our Siouxland Veterans and Troops.

Saturday will include a special ceremony to honor our Siouxland Veterans with great food, music, raffles, prizes, and more. The grill and concessions will also be available all weekend.

 

Register Your Team Here






Become a Sponsor

A $100 donation will get your company name on the back of the official tournament t-shirt as well as the Floyd Softball and Support Siouxland Soldiers Facebook pages and websites.






If you would like to donate a product or service to the auction or raffle please call Sarah at (712) 541-8020. Thank you for your support!

Volunteer

Click here to sign-up to Volunteer!  Join us for a fun, fund-raising event for Support Siouxland Soldiers while supporting our Siouxland Military! We are seeking 30 volunteers to work 3 hour shifts selling raffle tickets and announcing winners at the raffle tables at the 4th Annual Softball for Armed Services Tournament.

Questions?

Call Rita at (712) 279-0248 or Sarah at (712) 541-8020

Support our Siouxland Troops and the Sioux City Stampede!

Join us in Supporting our Siouxland Troops and 2017 Midwest Football Alliance Champions, the Sioux City Stampede! The Stampede Football Season opener is Saturday May 5th at Memorial Field.

The Stampede will honor our Siouxland Troops, Veterans and Military families with a Military Appreciation Night at the first home game on Saturday, May 5th at 4:00 p.m.

The evening will include:

  • $3 off tickets with Military ID (Normal tickets are $10 per game)
  • Presentation of the Colors by the 185th Air National Guard
  • Military swear-in ceremony during half-time
  • Throw-outs and other tributes throughout the game

We hope to see you all there as we support our Siouxland Military and our Sioux City Stampede!

 

2017 Softball for Armed Services Tournament

 

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Floyd Softball will host the 3rd Annual Softball for Armed Services Tournament Saturday, June 10 and Sunday June 11 at the Floyd Softball Fields at Chautauqua Park Sioux City, IA.  Teams from across the Midwest are invited to compete with 100% of the tournament proceeds being donated to Support Siouxland Soldiers, a non-profit organization that provides food, shelter, support and care-packages to our Siouxland Veterans, deployed Troops and Military families.

Saturday will include a special ceremony to honor our Siouxland Veterans with great food, music, raffles, prizes, kids games, bouncy houses, IZZON Photo Booth and more. The grill and concessions will also be available all weekend with specials and Military discounts.

The cost to register a team is $125 (100% of the proceeds will benefit Support Siouxland Soldiers) To register a team please visit the Facebook page: Floyd Softball or Support Siouxland Soldiers for details or call 279-0248 or email Rita parkerfloyd618@gmail.com Deadline to register is Friday, June 6, 2016.

For more information about Support Siouxland Soldiers please visit www.supportsiouxlandsoldiers.com