Disaster Reief Mission to Mississippi & Alabama

Sheep Dog IA is sending Disaster Relief Teams into Mississippi and Alabama. We are currently asking for cash donations to assist with fuel, water, blankets & tarps. You can make a donation through our website, all donations are tax deductible. Any amount will help at this point. Please let us know if you have questions or concerns, or would like to donate a specific item. Any and all assistance is greatly appreciated. “Helping Others is a Way of Life!” God Bless & Semper Fi! Lance Nutt Founder & President Sheep Dog Impact Assistance...
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Center for Nonprofits presents checks to Sheep Dog & others

The Center for Nonprofits at St Mary’s in Rogers, AR, presented checks to representatives of the Children’s Shelter, Arkansas Visitation and Exchange Center (AVEC), and Sheep Dog Impact Assistance this past Wednesday, March 16th. The check’s were given as part of donations generated by the three organizations during this past Fall’s Annual Turkey Trot. Sheep Dog IA uses these funds for direct support of our Sheep Dogs in Need program. This program is designed to assist fellow Sheep Dogs that are struggling with physical or mental issues caused by service related trauma. We greatly appreciate the support the Center for Nonprofits has shown our organization. We are excited about our continued ability to assist fellow Sheep Dogs in Need....
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2011 SHOT Show a Success

Sheep Dog IA leadership attended the 2011 SHOT Show in Las Vegas. We were able to network and spread the Sheep Dog story while at the same time develop some great partnerships with fellow organizations. We learned some important information about new weaponry, tactical gear, survival & disaster preparedness equipment, and much more. We will post several images from the show on our facebook page tomorrow, so please stop by for a review. One of the many organizations we were able to learn about and share our story with was US Corrections Special Operations Group (CorSpecOps). Special Team Leader Joseph Garcia heard about Sheep Dog IA and our efforts as an organization and was very intrigued by our story. STL Garcia asked if we would be willing to share more of our story via a Video Podcast and TV Interview. Of course we obliged and will post the video from the interview as soon as it’s ready. ...
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Sheep Dog IA Responds to Tornado Ravaged Community

On December 31st, Cincinnati, Arkansas was ravaged by a tornado. This small town and community could not have been more surprised by the timing of the storm or the damage and loss of life it caused. The outpouring of assistance and support from surrounding towns and communities was immediate. Sheep Dog Impact Assistance responded to assist with the damage on the morning of January 1st. Our team could not believe the extent of the damage. Most Sheep Dog members are very familiar with the ravages of storms and war, but we are always amazed by the destructive forces of both. Tornadoes seem to always cause some of the most concentrated forms of damage…Cincinnati, Ar was no exception to this rule! As always, we wish we could have done more to assist the people affected by this tornado, but we are proud that we could assist with clearing trees and debris from the center of town and the surrounding area. We continue...
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1st Annual Christmas Outreach a Great Success!

[vc_column_text width="1/1" el_position="first last"] We end the year with a successful Holiday Outreach Program! Our Christmas Outreach was part of our overall Holiday Program which included adopting Sheep Dog families in need for Thanksgiving and Christmas. Our Christmas Outreach followed a successful Thanksgiving adoption of 12 families in need. We were able to provide these 12 families with a Turkey, Ham and all the trimmings for a wonderful Thanksgiving meal. For Christmas we were able to make a difference in the lives of more than 23 children. All of these were children of men and women serving in the Military, Law Enforcement and Fire & Rescue. These children came from a variety of Sheep Dog Families in Need, to include a Police Officer in need from Chicago, Illinois, a fireman & soldier in need from Little Rock, soldiers & Marines in need from, Fort Smith, & Rogers, Arkansas and St. Louis, Missouri, just to name a few. We would like to say a...
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Once a Sheep Dog, Always a Sheep Dog!

J. Michael Brown-ABC News “Mike Jones is the hero in all this.” Bay District Schools Superintendent Bill Husfelt credits his man in charge of security with ending a frightening situation at Tuesday’s board meeting. Jones fired the shots that felled Clay Allen Duke, the man who pulled a gun in the meeting chamber and began firing wildly while board members scrambled to safety. Jones was taken to Bay Medical Center after complaining of chest pains a short time later. A hospital spokesperson said Jones was in stable condition Tuesday night. Jones spent 20 years with the Panama City Police Department, retiring as a detective in 1996. He served two terms on the School Board (1996-2004), made an unsuccessful bid for Bay County Sheriff – he lost in the primary to eventual winner Frank McKeithen – and has been in charge of the school district’s safety and security for nearly ten years. He is, in fact, the school district’s Police Chief. Jones was summoned from...
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1st Annual Sheep Dog Christmas Outreach

Following our successful Thanksgiving Basket Drive, we are busy identifying and adopting Sheep Dog families in need for Christmas. The focus for Thanksgiving was to provide each adopted Sheep Dog family a Thanksgiving meal with all the trimmings. For Christmas, our focus is the children. We may provide some basic Holiday food items for each family, but our first objective is to ensure that the children in each family have a wonderful Christmas. So far we have identified 8 Sheep Dog families with children that need assistance this year. Our objective is to adopt 15 families. In the coming days, via our facebook page, we will list the age and sex of the children from each family, along with their needs, i.e. preferred toys, clothing sizes, etc… You can contact us through our website, facebook or twitter if you are interested in adopting a child or family this Christmas. Also, if you know of a Sheep Dog family in need, please let...
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1st Annual Sheep Dog Thanksgiving Basket Drive

Our 1st Annual Thanksgiving Basket Drive was a success! As always, you find yourself wishing you could do more to help, but we’re sure the twelve Sheep Dog families we were able to assist this Thanksgiving appreciated everything we did. We were able to provide each family with a turkey, ham, pies, vegetables, fruit, etc… for their Thanksgiving Day meal. For a couple of our adopted Sheep Dog families we were also able to provide formula for the babies, and also a few clothes for the young children. At a minimum we would like to adopt twice the number of families next year. Keep us in mind next Thanksgiving if you are interested in adopting a Sheep Dog family in need. $50 will pay for a family of 4 to 6 to enjoy a Thanksgiving meal with all the trimmings, or you can provide specific items needed to fill the baskets.   Also, we are in the process of identifying Sheep Dog...
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