New Study: 25,000 Live in Food Deserts in Sioux Falls

New Study: 25,000 Live in Food Deserts in Sioux Falls

A new food access study shows an increase in food insecurity in Minnehaha County. As many as 17% of children in Minnehaha County are food insecure, according to a new food access study by Augustana Research Institute on behalf of Sioux Falls Thrive. That’s nearly a...
Expensive, Inaccessible: Childcare in Sioux Falls

Expensive, Inaccessible: Childcare in Sioux Falls

A report released Sept. 21, 2021 confirms what industry leaders have long understood: Sioux Falls and its working families are in a childcare crisis. There are two types of crises in this world. The first kind comes roaring at us via breaking news and shrieking...
Bush Foundation Grant Funds New Housing Security Role

Bush Foundation Grant Funds New Housing Security Role

Keeping children and their families in secure housing is a top priority for Sioux Falls Thrive’s Housing Action Team. Thanks to a $207,000 Community Innovation Grant from the Bush Foundation, St. Paul, the team’s work is about to get a little easier. At recent count,...