Feeding South Dakota

Gala Event Raises More Than $263,000 for Feeding South Dakota

South Dakota Cattlemen's Foundation annual fundraiser largest in history of event

Courtesy: South Dakota Cattlemen’s Foundation There is a need when it comes to hunger in the region, the lines are getting longer at local food banks and resources are wearing thin for many families. But South Dakotans don’t often stand by and nothing to help – evident at this past weekend’s South Dakota Cattlemen’s Foundation dinner and gala event. The…

Prime Time Gala to Provide Protein for Food Insecure Families

Hopes are high for this weekend's 6th annual event, featuring Jake Owen in concert

One of country music’s hottest acts will headline a concert at the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center this coming Saturday in an effort to better feed families in need throughout the Sioux Empire. Jake Owen is set to take the stage June 22, 2019 as the headliner for the South Dakota Cattlemen’s Foundation’s Prime Time Gala & Concert. All proceeds from the…

Letter Carriers Help ‘Stamp Out Hunger’

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-May 11th was a busy day for letter carriers across the nation and in South Dakota. They were not only delivering mail, but trying to help the hungry. Postal workers and other volunteers participated in the 27th annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive. In Sioux Falls, letter carriers like Jamie Buckley picked up non-perishable food donations while out…

Feeding South Dakota in Desperate Need of Canned Goods

Help Feeding South Dakota by donating canned goods

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Feeding South Dakota is in crisis right now. “We have found ourselves a little short on food in our food pantry,” said Matt Gassen, CEO Feeding South Dakota. Helping so many people is a sword edge for the organization. Even with monetary donations like they received yesterday from PBR. Feeding South Dakota still needs help. “It…

Tickets For 6th Annual Cattleman’s Foundation Gala On Sale

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The South Dakota Cattleman’s Foundation and Feeding South Dakota have once again teamed up to fight hunger. For the sixth year, they’ll be hosting the ‘Cattleman’s Foundation Gala and Concert’ on June 22nd, and they’ve booked quite the musical guest. Country music star Jake Owens will headline the concert. Tickets for the event go on sale…

400 SD Non-Profits Participate In ‘Giving Tuesday’

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Lending a helping hand and taking care of our peers is a staple of the Midwest. You have the opportunity to do just that today. It’s ‘Giving Tuesday’ nationwide, but for the first time, there’s a huge effort from various non-profits to emphasize the importance of the day state-wide. Nearly 400 South Dakota organizations and non-profits…

Harrisburg Businesses Collect Food For Kids In Need

HARRISBURG, S.D-Several businesses in harrisburg teamed up today to help kids in their community before the start of the new school year. Their mission was to fill a large school bus full of food. Stores in the Schoeneman’s Strip Mall off Cliff Avenue organized the Back to School Bash. People donated food items in exchange for activities like the bouncy…

Justin Moore to Headline June Benefit for Feeding South Dakota

The line-up for the South Dakota Cattlemen Foundation’s fifth annual Prime Time Gala & Concert is out. Justin Moore will headline the June event at the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center to benefit Feeding South Dakota and you’ll want to know who is joining him. Categories: KDLT News Today, KDLT News Today Interviews, Local News, News Tags: Denny Sanford Premier Center,…

Professional Bull Riders Donates To Feeding South Dakota

Sioux Falls, S.D. – Although the Professional Bull Riders are here this weekend to entertain, they do a great deal of work within the community as well. PBR donated a check for $6,250 to Feeding South Dakota. Feeding South Dakota CEO Catt Gassen says that money will provide over 20,000 meals. They also had some fun by weighing a live…

‘Share Your Love’ with Feeding South Dakota

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – This Valentines Day, share your love by feeding those in need. Feeding South Dakota is encouraging you to ‘share your love’ by donating to their program. The non-profit organization helps to secure that 3,100 children in Sioux Falls have food to eat while they are away from school. For a gift of $50, you can sponsor…

KDLT Souper Bowl Gathers Soup Donations For Feeding South Dakota

Sioux Falls, S.D. – The Philadelphia Eagles and the New England Patriots were pitted against each other in a different kind of “Souper Bowl” this weekend. KDLT partnered with Hy-Vee in January to host the KDLT souper-bowl. Customers were encouraged to donate soup in support the Eagles or Patriots barrels, depending on who they think is going to win the Super…

Improving the Nutritional Quality of Food at Area Pantries

Feeding South Dakota is part of nationwide effort to bring more fresh fruits and vegetables to the table

Food that is inexpensive and easy is often the least healthy for us. But these are the foods that often line the shelves at food banks nationwide because they last the longest. Because of this, a movement has been growing among food banks, including those throughout the Sioux Empire, to bring more nutritious foods into the mix. How that is…