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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…

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…

Extra Hands Help With Flood Prep in Sioux Falls

  SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-While people in Sioux Falls have banned together to help each other prepare for another flood,  the city has also brought in an international organization to help out. When a community is in need Team Rubicon steps in to help. They are a volunteer disaster relief organization led by military veterans. “Every community is going to have…

Tidying Up in Sioux Falls

A popular Netflix series titled “Tidying Up With Marie Kondo” has inspired folks across the nation to organize their lives. One Sioux Falls woman has trained with this “organizational guru” so that she can help others to transform their homes. If you need help tidying up your home, Laura Wolf is here to help. “Ever since I was little I…

Community Makes Blankets For Those in Need

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- What started out as around 20 people making 100 blankets has skyrocketed into a full out community event. Hundreds of people gathered at Sonia Sotomayor Elementary to take part in a yearly tradition. If you ask someone to describe Sioux Falls this is the answer they might give. “It is a very big and small town. People…

Salvation Army Seeking Bell Ringers in Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- It’s that time of year again where you see red kettles and bell ringers out at local stores collecting donations for the Salvation Army. This year marks the non-profit’s biggest monetary goal yet: $350,000. To reach this goal, they not only need people to donate money, but also their time through volunteering. They’re looking for about 15…

Help 4 Huhas: Sioux Falls Teen Starts Non-Profit Providing Feminine Products to Homeless Women

  SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – 17-year-old Tatiana Chance always wanted to help people, she just didn’t know how. It was when she came across a video online that Chance finally found her passion. “There was women who were making makeshift tampons with socks, newspapers, plastic bags, t-shirts and it was an issue I didn’t know about,” she said. She wanted…

Someone You Should Know: High School Student Helps Color the Gap

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- A Sioux Falls High School Junior is proving that even something as small as a crayon can make a big impact. However, she’s doing more than just adding color to the community. She’s inspiring others her age to get involved. KDLT’s Miranda Paige tells us why Abby Neff is someone you should know. 16-year-old Abby Neff is…

Wheelchair Tennis Exhibition Held in Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-Several organizations are hoping to bring wheelchair tennis to Sioux Falls. The sport is still fairly new, getting its start in the U.S. in 1977. Now it’s making its way across communities nationally and internationally. A wheelchair exhibition was held at the Huether Family Match Pointe. Organizers say this is one of the first wheelchair tennis practices in…

Sioux Falls Non-profit Helps Women to Succeed

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- A Sioux Falls non-profit, now in its fifth year of operation got a big boost this weekend. Dress for success sioux falls opened up their closet for the annual spring sale. Women were able to get work clothes for an affordable price. The main focus of dress for success is to help women who are unemployed by…

Relay For Life Hosts Kickoff Party

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Relay For Life jumps into the 2018 season with a kickoff party at the Sioux Falls Sky Zone. Kids got to jump and eat Dr. Seuss themed snacks all for a good cause. Part of the proceeds went towards a Relay for Life donation. This event is to advertise for their Relay For Life race on July 27th…

From Clutter to Compassion: Remembering Katheryn

BERESFORD, S.D. – In her 79 years, Katheryn was always a keeper. She kept everything she and her family ever owned packed wall-to-wall her in home. “It was just incredible,” said her daughter, Audrey Erickson. “I have a lot of guilt for that because I didn’t realize how bad it had gotten.” Suddenly, Katheryn was gone, but her overwhelming amount…

How Being Unorganized Costs You

The one area of your home in particular where you're losing money by being disorganized

Lisa Soma of Organizing by Lisa outlines where she sees people commonly struggling to stay on top of things and offers insight as to how you might clear up the clutter. Categories: KDLT News Today, KDLT News Today Interviews Tags: cleaning, clutter, Lisa Soma, organization

Boy Scouts To Allow Girls: Local Program Will Welcome Change With Open Arms

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.– Boy Scouts of America made a monumental decision this week. The organization announced it will begin allowing girls as early as next year. KDLT’s Jill Johnson talked to the local program based in Sioux Falls. The Sioux Council says they will welcome the change with open arms. Inside the Sioux Council Office is more than 70 years…

Organization Helping Others Through Unique Type Of Giving

$160,000 Raised For Children In Ethiopia By Harvesting Donated Land

A nonprofit organization in Sioux Falls is coming up with unique ways to raise money to help others. Kingdom Capital Fund specializes in growing and multiplying assets for the benefit of ministry work.  Their latest endeavor helped raise $160,000 for children overseas. “It was a shock. Children were living without proper food, certainly no good water.” It was ten years…