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Upcoming Events

WomenUnite Event
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
11:30am to 1:00pm
Ramkota Exhibit Hall

2019 Campaign Kickoff
Tuesday, September 18
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Harmony South Dakota

Thank You Event

Tuesday, February 12, 2019
11:30am to 1:00pm
Holiday Inn City Centre

Emerging Leaders Annual Celebration
Thanks for a great 2018 Event! 


Latest News

2019 Campaign Results Announced

For the 24th consecutive year, Sioux Empire United Way  has successfully surpassed the fundraising campaign goal.

2019 Community Impact Grants Awarded

Nine local programs have been selected to receive a Community Impact Grant from Sioux Empire United Way.

2019 Campaign Goal is Set

Nearly 300 people attended the Campaign Kickoff Event held at Harmony South Dakota.

May Communication 

Heartland House, a Rapid Re-Housing model, helping community members like Leslie thrive after being homeless. 

April Communication

Tax time can bring on additional stress, don't let your financial struggles affect you. Lutheran Social Services'  Financial Resource Center is here to help. 

March Communication

The Genesis program with Community Outreach is building confidence through positive adult mentorships. 

February Communication

Positive mentors lead to youth success within Big Brothers Big Sisters. 

2018 Campaign Exceeds Fundraising Goal

Sioux Empire United Way's 2018 campaign has topped it's $10 million campaign goal.

January Communication

Sioux Empire United Way's Coins for Kids' program is more than just raising a dollar! 

December Communication

Feeding South Dakota's BackPack Program continues to grow with the assistance of Sioux Empire United Way. 

Giving Tuesday

Join us in celebrating Giving Tuesday on November 28.

November Communication

Local students are learning to give back with the help of the Helpline Center and Sioux Empire United Way. 

October Communication

United Way brings Challenge Day to 16 area school districts for 2017. 

September Communication

United Way Announces 2018 Campaign Initiative

United Way Sets $10,057,891 Goal

Sioux Empire United Way kicked off their 2018 Campaign, which will support 89 programs in the Sioux Empire.

August Communication

United Way helps kids continue to learn during summer fun.

July Communication

United Way helps keep loved ones together through Active Generations program.

May Communication

United Way is helping turn houses into homes through the Furniture Mission.

April Communication

United Way teams up with REACH Literacy to teach adult learners how to read.

$196,510 in Grant Funding Awarded to Area Non-Profits

12 programs have been approved for Community Impact Grant funds in 2017.

March Communication

United Way and Workers on Wheels help seniors maintain comfort and independence.

United Way Exceeds Campaign Goal

Sioux Empire United Way has raised $10.3 million for the 2017 Campaign.

November Communication

November is National Family Caregivers Month. See how United Way & Active Generations are teaming up to assist caregivers and their loved ones.

October Communication

United Way is teaming up with KIDSTOP to provide after-school care to low-income youth.

United Way Helps Bring Stability to Families After Incarceration

United Way teams up with Lutheran Social Services of SD to help families get back on their feet after time behind bars.

Women Unite at an Event for Dental Health

More than 800 women attended the annual WomenUnite Event to learn more about dental health needs and two United Way funded solutions.

August Communication

See what Sioux Empire United Way is doing to bring smiles to the Sioux Empire with Delta Dental of SD's Mobile Dental Program and Sioux Empire Smiles.

Dolly Parton visits Sioux Falls, United Way thanks her for Imagination Library

In light of her upcoming concert in Sioux Falls for the first time since 2002, United Way thanks Dolly Parton for her continued support of the Dolly Parton Imagination Library

July Communication

Remember Doris, Terra, & Austin from the 2016 campaign video? See what they have been up to in the last year!

June Communication

An inside look at how our hundreds of volunteers dedicate countless hours in deciding how your generous donations get allocated.

May Communication

In honor of Mother's Day and National Nurse Appreciation Week, check out how our funded program Bright Start helps new mothers.

$205,410 in Grant Funding Awarded to Area Non-Profits

Twelve area non-profits have received one-year grant funding for 2016. March 7, 2016

March Communication

March 2nd is Read Across America Day. United Way provides books to over 10,000 Sioux Empire children from all walks of life through Imagination Library.

February Communication

February is National Heart Health Month. See what United Way is doing to keep hearts beating in the Sioux Empire with the Save A Life Initiative.

Sioux Empire United Way Raises $10.3 Million, Recognizes Community Leadership

Sioux Empire United Way announced their 2016 Campaign Total at the annual Thank You Event and Awards Luncheon.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service

The Multi-Cultural Center of Sioux Falls includes an after-school program funded in part by Sioux Empire United Way. Students in the program created personal kits for the homeless to honor MLK.

January Communication

January is National Mentoring Month. Find out how Sioux Empire United Way partnered with Lutheran Social Services to bring mentoring opportunities to the Sioux Empire.