Turkey Giveaway & Drive

2019 Turkey Giveaway

Feeding South Dakota will be giving away frozen turkeys accompanied with traditional sides to guests in need of a meal to cook this Thanksgiving. 

Each meal will consist of:

  • Frozen 10-12 lb turkey
  • Stuffing & gravy
  • Can of green beans
  • Can of cranberries
  • Fresh potatoes and apples
  • A pie!

Sioux Falls:

  • Saturday, November 23rd at W.H. Lyons Fairgrounds (100 N Lyon Blvd) beginning at 8am. Please enter the W.H. Lyons Fairgrounds via the north entrance (N. Louise Ave.) off of Madison Street. One complete meal will be given to each family, maximum two meals per vehicle. One adult represents one family. The giveaway will conclude at 10am or when all meals are distributed.

Rapid City:

  • Saturday, November 23rd at Central States Fairgrounds (800 San Francisco St) beginning at 9am. One complete meal will be given to each family. One adult represents one family. The giveaway will conclude at 11am or when all meals are distributed.

Pierre:

  • To receive a turkey and meal, individuals and families must submit an application by November 4th to the Pierre Area Referral Service. For more information regarding the distribution, click here

 

We are thankful to The Greg and Pam Sands Foundation for providing their matching gift, and to Scott and Julia Jones and Beck Motors in Pierre for their amazing gifts to support this giveaway. We also thank the many, many donors who have given both money and food to ensure those who are in need will receive a meal. A big shout-out to the W.H. Lyon Fairgrounds and the Central States Fairgrounds and staff for lending us a portion of the fairgrounds to hold the giveaways. And last, we thank our volunteers for giving of their precious time. We certainly can't do this work alone! On behalf of those we serve, THANK YOU!