Every child,
from cradle to career


It’s been said that all a child needs to succeed is a little help, a little hope, and someone who believes in them. When it comes to our kids, Sioux Falls does more than help, hope, and believe. We’re dedicated to making sure all children succeed, from cradle to career. That’s the mission of Sioux Falls Thrive.

We focus on 4 critical needs for school-age children

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Kid Link

Neighbors and volunteers work to close service gaps that make student achievement difficult.

Affordable Housing

Reduce by 50% the number of families with school-age children who are virtually homeless during the school year.


Out-of-School Enrichment

Reduce by 50% the number of children aged 5 to 18 left unsupervised during out-of-school time.

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Food Security

Provide charitable food resources to remote neighborhoods where 20% of households receive SNAP benefits.

Sioux Falls Thrive is not a provider of services. If you or your family are in need of direct care, programs or services, please call 211.