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Local Organ Donors Honored on the Wall of Heroes

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-Avera Mckennan Hospital wants folks to see how big of an impact a person can make by becoming an organ donor. Each April during national Donate a Life Month, the hospital honors donors who’ve made a difference. Six families celebrated their loved ones being added to the Avera McKennan “Wall of Heroes.” It’s a display that honors those…

Yankton Woman Gives the Gift of Life

YANKTON, S.D. – One family in Yankton wants to inspire others after an amazing gift came from their heartbreaking loss. February 14th is National Organ Donor Day which highlights heroes who give so much, often after they’re gone. There’s nothing more special than friendship and after nine years Brooklyn Bender and Keeley Vogt were inseparable. “We were like attached at…

Sanford Donates $55 Million to Children’s Home Society

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. —  The Children’s Home Society serves a variety of adults and kids who have lived through traumatic experiences including victims of child abuse and domestic violence. However, staff members say the non-profit is over capacity. One of South Dakota’s most well-known philanthropists gave a record breaking donation announced Tuesday. $55 million now belongs to the Children’s Home…

Family Donates Assault Victim’s Organs To Those In Need

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – A Watertown family is dealing with an unexpected loss. Forty-year-old Jeremy Buol lost his life Wednesday in a result of an assault late Saturday night. Buol was taken to a hospital in Watertown, and then transported to Sanford Health in Sioux Falls. Like many families in this situation, Jeremy’s mom, brother and aunt followed him hoping…