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...
Everyone’s Business: The Childcare Crisis in South Dakota

Everyone’s Business: The Childcare Crisis in South Dakota

New data prepared by EmBe on behalf of the Sioux Falls Childcare Collaborative sharpens the focus on the economics of childcare and early childhood education. The gap in affordability is as much as $636 million per year, based on the more than 54,000 children who rely...
Friends & Neighbors Feeding Kids: You Can Help!

Friends & Neighbors Feeding Kids: You Can Help!

Kid Link Riverside has a meal service opportunity for you. We’re looking for a few good team builders to help feed the community in the Riverside neighborhood and the attendance areas for Laura B. Anderson (LBA) Elementary School. Kid Link is a collaborative...
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...
March 4 Film Screening: Starting At Zero

March 4 Film Screening: Starting At Zero

Tickets Still Available The 2021 documentary, Starting At Zero explores the power of investing in high-quality early childhood education so that all children and families have the opportunity to attain the American Dream. You’re Invited to Join the Conversation...