Give Back

Perhaps more than any other time of year, during the holidays we turn our attention to others less fortunate and look for ways to give back. In the listings on this page, you’ll find ways to help in your community, whether it be a donation of money or time. There are also links that you can bookmark, should you feel like volunteering year round.

  • Salvation Army Warming Site

    During the months of December through March, The Salvation Army provides a warming site for homeless individuals. The site is open from 7:00 pm to 7:00 am. Adult volunteers are needed to help monitor the site during its hours of operation.

    Volunteers will need to fill out a volunteer application and undergo a background check through our Divisional Headquarters in Omaha, NE.

    Contact

    Jackie Heemstra 605-338-6649 ext. 312
    Marcie Gothard 605-338-6649 ext. 317
  • Salvation Army Bell Ringing

    Volunteers are needed starting November 15th through Christmas Eve. Volunteers are asked to to make a 2 hour time commitment when volunteering.

    Contact

    Jackie Heemstra 605-338-6649 ext. 312
    Marcie Gothard 605-338-6649 ext. 317
  • Salvation Army Angel Tree

    Donate a new, unwrapped gift item to a child in need at the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree in the Macy’s Wing at the Empire Mall from Thanksgiving–December 24th.

    Contact

    Jackie Heemstra 605-338-6649 ext. 312
    Marcie Gothard 605-338-6649 ext. 317
  • Toys for Tots—Jaycees

    The mission of the Toys for Tots program is to collect new, unwrapped toys during October, November and December each year, and distribute those toys as Christmas gifts to less fortunate children in the community in which the campaign is conducted.

    Contact

    Sioux Falls Jaycees 1000 N West Ave Ste 340
    Sioux Falls, SD 57104
    605-351-4115 http://sioux-falls-sd.toysfortots.org
  • Feeding South Dakota

    Donate food, money or time. Find out more at www.feedingsouthdakota.org

    Contact

    Chad Olson (Sioux Falls Food Bank Contact) chad@feedingsouthdakota.org John Geyer (Sioux Falls Food Pantry Contact) john@feedingsouthdakota.org
  • Children's Home Society

    Purchase Christmas books, cds and more. The proceeds go to CHS. Or donate online at www.chssd.org

    Contact

    Children's Home Society 801 N Sycamore Ave
    Sioux Falls, SD 57101
    605-334-6004