Our Mission - #GetOffTheCouch

Disaster Response Missions

This is what SDIA was founded on, and continues to be our primary continued service opportunity. When a natural disaster strikes, teams of skilled Sheep Dogs and other volunteers are deployed to provide immediate “impact assistance” to devastated communities.

Teams provide help through tree and debris removal, muck-out operations, covering roofs & windows, distributing food & water, and other meaningful tasks.

Outdoor Adventures

Disasters are not on a schedule, so we looked for other ways to keep our Sheep Dogs engaged each month – opportunities that would provide them with new challenges and foster camaraderie.

The Outdoor Adventures program accomplishes this, and includes hunting & fishing trips, obstacle course races, skydiving and scuba diving. For our sponsored Sheep Dogs (those injured in combat or the line of duty), these adventures present them with challenges that test their rehabilitation progress, restore independence and self-confidence, and reengage them in living life to the fullest. These opportunities for camaraderie and peer support are vital to inspiring a positive state of mind and perspective.

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Happy Birthday to all National Guardsmen!!!!!

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Sheep Dog Impact Assistance

Thank you, Ho-Chunk Nation, for your generous support of our Sheep Dog Impact Assistance - Wisconsin Team! Your gifts have provided much-needed camaraderie and support to Sheep Dogs in need. YOU have made a positive difference in the lives of many of our nation's heroes!On Dec 3rd, 2019 we had the honor to present a certificate of appreciation to the Ho-Chunk Nation Legislative Branch at the Tribal Headquarters in Black River Falls, WI.

In July and September of 2019 The Ho-Chunk Nation supported our Wisconsin Team and our mission. We are grateful for their generous gift. We call it a gift and not a donation because of what it means to us. With the money they gifted, we were so far able to fully sponsor fellow Sheep Dogs on outdoor adventures locally and nationally. We also sponsored Sheep Dogs to tracel on Disaster Response Missions. Disaster Response Missions are the ultimate outdoor adventure. Our outdoor adventures foster camaraderie and peer support. This is vital to maintain a positive state of mind and perspective.

Our focus is to help our combat veterans and first responders who have been wounded physically or emotionally get off the couch. We want them to reengage in life and renew their sense of purpose. We also want to prevent suicide and raise awareness by empowering them and each other.

We have Sheep Dogs that have been able to push through after the trauma they have experienced. Many of us know somebody who have sadly fallen into negative habits and negative lifestyles leading to addiction, isolation or suicide. Together, we can help them fight their biggest battle one day at a time.

The gift from Ho-Chunk Nation is helping local veterans and first responders to get off the couch. It is helping with making sure they heal through the process of helping others; because helping is healing and helping others is a way of life. Sheep Dogs want to serve, and we provide the opportunity of continuing service; it gives them purpose.

From the bottom of our hearts, thank you to the @Ho-Chunk Nation, the Legislators and Mr. Brandon Winneshiek.

If you would like to be part of this organization feel free to message us for more information. Those interested in donating to support our mission contact us directly at CRoche@SheepDogIA.org or JSanovich@SheepDogIA.org

We appreciate each and one of you.

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Thank you, Ho-Chunk Nation, for your generous support of our Sheep Dog Impact Assistance - Wisconsin Team! Your gifts have provided much-needed camaraderie and support to Sheep Dogs in need. YOU have made a positive difference in the lives of many of our nations heroes!

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Need some Christmas gifts for the #SheepDog in your life? Dont miss @SDIATacticals Facebook Live sale beginning at 6PM TONIGHT! Theyve got huge discounts on many great items...you wont want to miss it!

And remember - 100% of proceeds from your purchases fund #SDIAs #DisasterResponse and OutdoorAdventure programs.

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We are extremely excited about our 8th annual #heroesgala on April 18, 2020!

#SDIA will be celebrating TEN years of helping #sheepdogs #getoffthecouch, and we have some AMAZING special guests lined up. You will NOT want to miss this event, so mark it on your calendar now and watch for more info soon!

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We are extremely excited about our 8th annual #HeroesGala on April 18, 2020! 

#SDIA will be celebrating TEN years of helping #SheepDogs #GetOffTheCouch, and we have some AMAZING special guests lined up. You will NOT want to miss this event, so mark it on your calendar now and watch for more info soon!

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#Veterans #FirstResponders #HelpingOthersIsAWayOfLife #HelpingIsHealing #ServiceBeforeSelf

Looking for some great gifts for Christmas? Shop SDIA Tactical's Facebook Live Sale WEDNESDAY at 6PM for awesome deals - and support our nation's #sheepdogs at the same time...100% of proceeds fund our mission to help Sheep Dogs #getoffthecouch through our #disasterresponse and #outdooradventure programs! Thank you for your support.

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