Red Bull with Open Heart

USA • Central Plains



Cory Derby

2021, Ron Hering Awards

“To create a loving world by trusting myself, others and God.”

This man gives some of the men of Sioux City a 2nd chance!  He established his life to the point where he owns and runs a lawn care/snow removal business after being incarcerated for living part of his life in the drug world.  He hires many unfortunates in his business to get a work history and a chance to get their feet back on the ground.  He was an integral member of the founding of an Oxford House, a 3/4 house living facility for recovering alcoholics/addicts. He participates in a yearly campout, in January, to raise funds for the homeless. He has started taking Recovery into jails and sponsors many men in Recovery. He shares of his Gifts to help the less fortunate get a chance for Recovery.  

Cory grew up in Sioux City. Born 1971. Corresponded with Warrior Brother for 63 months while serving time in Federal prison.  Initiated in April 2007 in Central Plains. Two years ago, stepped away from secure full time work and started working full time in lawn care/snow removal business he has developed over his lifetime.

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