Holidays For Our Heroes

CLICK HERE TO RESERVE YOUR SEATS

https://supportsiouxlandsoldiers.networkforgood.com/events/16991-12th-annual-holidays-for-our-heroes

Click the link above to reserve your seats at the 12th Annual Support Siouxland Soldiers “Holidays for our Heroes” event. All Siouxland Veterans, Service Members, Military Families & Military Survivor Families are invited to join us for a Festive, Holiday Support Event on Tuesday, December 17, 2019 from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. at Liberty Elementary School.

This free holiday event includes:

  • A catered holiday meal
  • Holiday groceries
  • Gifts for military kids
  • Resource fair
  • Clothing and
  • Youth activities
  • and live music

Join our e-news group and be the first to receive upcoming event announcements! Click here to sign-up http://eepurl.com/gGSXNn

Volunteers, click here to sign-up to help! We need extra help packing groceries during the day! https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0b48a8ad2ca4f94-holidays2

If your Veteran Service Organization would like a table at the Resource Fair please call Sarah at (712) 541-8020 or email siouxlandtroops@gmail.com

If you would like to support this event with a donation or sponsorship, please call Sarah at (712) 541-8020 or make a public donation at the RSVP link. https://supportsiouxlandsoldiers.networkforgood.com/events/16991-12th-annual-holidays-for-our-heroes

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!

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

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

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

Siouxland Veteran Resource Guide

Our goal is to connect Siouxland Veterans and Military families to their peers and local veteran service providers.  Click below for a 2-page PDF that lists contact information for 24 Siouxland organizations and agencies who provide services and resources to our Military community.

Click here to download the Siouxland Veteran Resource Guide. 

 

 

Our Upcoming Events:
Waffles for Warriors
Free breakfast and groceries
Wednesday, January 30
9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Support Siouxland Soldiers
1551 Indian Hills Dr. Ste 102
Valentine Care-pack
Military families are invited to pack care-packages for their deployed loved one
Monday, February 6
6:00 p.m.
Support Siouxland Soldiers
email your APO/FPO address to siouxlandtroops@gmail.com
Military Valentine Ball
Saturday, February 16
5:00 – 9:00 a.m.
Sgt. Bluff Community Center
$10 pp Click here for tickets
Waffles for Warriors
Free breakfast and groceries
Wednesday, February 27
9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Support Siouxland Soldiers
1551 Indian Hills Dr. Ste 102

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.

 

 

Military Valentine Ball

Click here for tickets

Support Siouxland Soldiers will host their 2019 Military Family Valentine Ball on Saturday, February 16, 2019 at the Sgt. Bluff Community Center, 903 Topaz Dr. Sgt. Bluff, IA.

This event is open to all Active or Retired Service Members, Veterans and Military families. Dress up, bring the kids and grandchildren and let us treat you to a special evening you will all remember for years to come.

This special event will begin at 5:00 p.m. with a social hour.  At 6:00 p.m. the American Legion Post 662 will present the Colors followed by a POW, MIA, KIA Remembrance Ceremony presented by the 185th Air National Guard.  Dinner will include a broasted chicken meal, sides and dessert bar. At 7:00 p.m. the dance floor, family photography, photobooth, kids crafts and activities will begin. The event will conclude at 9:00 p.m.

Dress code includes semi-formal, formal or dress uniform. A cash bar will be available and raffle tickets will be for sale for the chance to win gift baskets and prizes including a deluxe weekend cabin vacation, local restaurant gift cards, hotel stays, jewelry, massage gift certificates, sports and entertainment tickets, car washes, kids gifts and more!

Click here for tickets

$10 Individual Ticket
$30 Family Ticket (2 adults & up to 3 children)
$40 Family Ticket (2 adults & up to 5 children)

All ticket sales are online. No need to print your tickets we will include your name on the guest list and check you in upon arrival.