Thanksgiving Meal Distribution

2020 Thanksgiving Meal Distribution

Feeding South Dakota will be distributing frozen turkeys and traditional ingredients to guests in need of a Thanksgiving meal to prepare in their homes.

Each meal will consist of:

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

Sioux Falls:

  • Saturday, November 21st at W.H. Lyons Fairgrounds (100 N Lyon Blvd), 8am - 10am. 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. 

Rapid City:


  • To receive a turkey and meal, individuals and families must submit an application by November 6th to the Pierre Area Referral Service. For more information regarding the distribution, click here


With gratitude....

  • to The Greg and Pam Sands Foundation for providing their matching gift to support this special statewide effort.

  • to Scott and Julia Jones and Beck Motors in Pierre for their amazing gifts to support the purchase of turkeys in Pierre.

  • the many, many donors who have given both money and food to ensure those who are in need will receive a meal.

  • 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.

  • to our volunteers for giving of their precious time. We certainly can't do this work alone!


On behalf of those we serve, THANK YOU!