Feeding America

Summer 2019 Newsletter

Losing a Sister, Gaining a Family

Cheyenne’s world was turned upside down when her sister died, leaving behind two young children. Cheyenne packed up her own child and moved to Sioux Falls to adopt her sister’s kids.

She is now raising four kids under the age of 12. Though times were tough at first, Cheyenne soon found help caring for her blended family. To see how Feeding South Dakota assisted Cheyenne’s family when times were tough, read more.

“I was running out of food today. Being able to have this kind of resource is a lifesaver.” – Cheyenne

Feeding Minds and Tummies

James is a librarian at the Oakview Branch Library in Minnehaha County. The library is located across the street from a Title One elementary school, and there is a lot of poverty in the surrounding neighborhood. James saw firsthand that many of the children who came through their doors were regularly going hungry. Read more, to see how Feeding South Dakota along with Oakview Branch Library help feed kids after school.

“James started a program to help hungry kids who visit his library after school and during the summer.” – James

Special Thank You to the South Dakota Cattlemen’s Foundation

This year’s Prime Time Gala hosted by the South Dakota Cattlemen’s Foundation was a resounding success. Since its inception six years ago, the annual event has raised over $1.2 million for Feeding South Dakota. Read more, to learn about what the South Dakota Cattlemen’s Foundation is doing to help raise beef protein for hungry families.

 “This has been a very hard year for many South Dakota ranchers, and we can’t thank them enough for their generous support in the fight against hunger.” - Feeding South Dakota’s Development Director Christina Oey

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