Giving Back for February

Feb. 28, 2018

Downtown Sioux Falls Inc.

Downtown Gives raised $7,275 for Girl Scouts – Dakota Horizons. The annual charity program of Downtown Sioux Falls Inc. raises money over the holiday season by selling $15 coupon books in participating downtown retailer locations. The program’s efforts set a record in the 2017 holiday season with help from The First National Bank in Sioux Falls, which purchased 275 coupon books as gifts for staff. The donation will be used to help more girls discover the benefits of being a Girl Scout.

Hy-Vee/Sanford Legends

Hy-Vee/Sanford Legends has awarded 74 organizations more than $175,000 through the grant program of the Legends for Kids Youth Foundation. The recipients of these grants feature volunteer involvement and demonstrate the Legends goals of quality, integrity and character. Each year, Hy-Vee/Sanford Legends provides learning opportunity for young student-athletes to grow and be inspired by providing sporting clinics and camps. A record $210,000 was raised by Legends in 2017.

Rosewood Homes and Real Estate

Rosewood Homes and Real Estate raised $13,000 for the Children’s Home Society of South Dakota through the sale of a Building Miracles for Kids house. Rosewood owners Larry and Rachael Weissenburger created the nonprofit to help local organizations that care for children. Rosewood’s construction team led the effort, working with other businesses in the building industry who donated materials and labor. The house is at 5505 S. Breezeway Ave.

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