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Kids Put on 4th Annual Cop vs. Kids Event

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – In South Dakota, there is a non-profit, ran entirely by kids for kids in need.  It’s called Simon Says Give South Dakota. Sunday the kids held one of their annual events, Cops Vs. Kids at Burnside Bingo in Sioux Falls. The community got to hangout with cops and firefighters while playing some bingo. 14-year-old Nolan Fleming…

Cyclists Pedal to Support Those Fighting Cancer

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- You may have noticed a few more cyclists out and about around Sioux Falls Saturday. That’s because folks were pedaling to raise money for a cause that affects so many people across the U.S. Over 150 people were biking to support those fighting cancer. They pedaled all over town for the fourth annual Pedal FARR, Falls Area…

Christmas in July Jail and Bail for a Good Cause

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Liberty Tax in Sioux Falls has found a unique way to raise money for a cause they are passionate about. People in the community turned themselves in at this makeshift jail at Liberty Tax off of west 26th street. It’s the second annual Christmas in July Jail and Bail. To get out of jail people had to…

Bikers Ride for Survivors

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-You may have seen a group of motorcyclists riding through town Sunday. They were driving on a tri-state trip all for an important cause. The non-profit Survivors Joining For Hope held their second annual Ride for Survivors Poker Run. Over 140 bikers rode in support of families who have been affected by suicide. They started in Sioux Falls…

Taking the Plunge for Special Olympics South Dakota

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-When it comes to giving, folks in Sioux Falls will do the extreme to help their community. About 130 people jumped into cold water Saturday for the Special Olympics South Dakota Polar Plunge. This is the 21st annual event. It’s a way to help raise money for South Dakota’s 2,500 Special Olympics athletes. Teams who raise $100 or…

Taco Bar Fundraises For Lifescape

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- One Sioux Falls Mexican restaurant is celebrating Saint Patrick’s Day by stirring up some luck for others in the community. Rudy M. Navarrete’s Tex-Mexican Restaurant is holding a fundraiser Sunday for Lifescape, a local organization that serves kids and adults with disabilities. Customers can pay $12 for adults and $5 for kids for an all-you-can-eat taco bar…

“Hop For Holly” Fundraiser Benefiting Girl with Cancer

  SIOUX FALLS, S.D. —  A member of the KDLT family is going through something no parent should have to go through. The 5 year old daughter of our Chief Photographer, Adam Huntimer, was recently diagnosed with cancer. Holly has Rhabdomyosarcoma. A “Hop for Holly” fundraiser is taking place Monday night at Air Madness in Harrisburg. There are 12 different attractions…

Raising Awareness for Abuse Survivors

  SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The journey to recovery is not easy for victims of rape or domestic abuse. However, an organization is eager to help. The Compass Center provides free counseling services to survivors of abuse. Tuesday was the 10th Annual It’s in the Bag fundraiser. It’s the main source of funds for the organization. Around 400 people gathered to…

25th Annual MallWalk For Lifescape

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-Over 3,000 lives are being transformed thanks to the organization Lifescape. Saturday the Sioux Falls community went the distance to ensure that Lifescape can continue helping people. Step-by-step over 1,000 people made their way around the entire Empire Mall. Completing a mile, but more importantly changing lives by helping raise money for Lifescape, an organization that offers therapy…

Jerseys for Jackson

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-Remedy Brewing in Sioux Falls transformed into a Vikings watch party this afternoon all to raise money for a very special kid: Jackson Horsted. “Anyone who has met Jackson knows he is just the happiest, most cheerful, little guy. He’s just a joy,” said his mom, Kristina Horsted. Jackson loves sports, especially football. “Go Vikings,” said Jackson. So…

Swimmers Help Victims of Hurricane Michael

SIOUX FALLS, S.D-It’s been more than a month since Hurricane Michael devastated parts of the East Coast, and people are still cleaning up from the massive storm. One Sioux Falls group is doing their part to help out one of their own. The Sioux Falls Surge Swim Team dedicated their past meet to helping the town of Port St. Joe,…

Sioux Empire Gamers Help Local Kids

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- This is the second year the group, Sioux Empire-Extra Life held a game fest at the Sanford Hospital to raise money. “It’s a 24 hour gaming marathon where we play games of all kinds: video games, board games RPG’s. We’ll play them for 24, 25 hours and we’re raising money for Children’s Miracle Network while we do…

200 Free Coats Handed Out at Barrel House Winter Coat Drive

All month long, one Sioux Falls restaurant has been collecting coats and warm winter clothing. Sunday staff handed them out just in time for winter. It’s the second annual winter coat drive at the Barrel House. They’ve been taking donations and used their charity money to buy new coats. They handed out around 200 coats and other winter apparel to…

Sioux Falls Jams Against Cancer

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Cancer not only takes an emotional toll on families and patients, but a financial toll as well. People in Sioux Falls are banning together to help. The non-profit, Jam Against Cancer, held their fourth annual fundraising event at the American Legion Post 15 on Sunday. People enjoyed listening live to music, while participating in raffles and auctions. All…

Pop Up Breakfast Raises Money for a Good Cause

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Sanaa’s 8th Street Gourmet, a popular Downtown Sioux Falls restaurant is usually closed on Sundays, but Sanaa opened up her doors this morning for a good cause. The restaurant held its first ever pop up breakfast. Sanaa’s usually serves Mediterranean food, but people were in for a treat today, as a traditional syrian breakfast was on the…

11th Annual Race For the Cure in Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-It was a sea of pink Sunday morning at Fall Park in Downtown Sioux Falls. Over 1,000 people including 150 survivors participated in the 11th annual Susan G. Komen, Great Plains Race For the Cure. The event is meant to celebrate breast cancer survivors and honor those who’ve lost the battle. This year instead of a run, people…

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…

Bikers Pedal Against Cancer in Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-Sioux Falls was taken over by bicyclists today as over a hundred people pedaled around town and along the bike trails. This was the third annual Pedal Farr, Falls Area River Ride.  It’s a fundraiser for the foundation Live Strong and families battling cancer. This is something that hits home for many of the riders.   “Everybody knows…