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900 Whiting Drive 
Yankton, SD 57078
605-665-4685
605-665-1055 Nutrition



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a club for adults of ALL ages.  
Join us for fun, food & fellowship.

Hours of Operation:
Monday 8am-4pm
Tuesday 8am-9pm
Wednesday 8am-4pm
Thursday 8am-4pm
Friday 8am-9pm

BINGO Tuesday & Friday 7-9 pm OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Join us for delicious & nutritious home cooked meals!
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!

DAILY LUNCH
Monday-Friday
11:30am-12:30pm

MONTHLY EVENING MEAL
Every 4th Wednesday
4:30-6:30pm

MONTHLY PANCAKE FEED
Every 2nd Wednesday
4:30-6:30pm

Visit our Menu & Nutrition Page for details
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The Center will be closed through the end of April.
We will continue to deliver meals  to our Meals on Wheels clients and those who request delivery.

Please call 605-665-1055 if you are interested in receiving meals at the suggested donation of $3.75 if you are over 60
and just $6.50 if you are under 60.

Annual March for Meals Campaign
The Center is proud to take part in this annual nationwide effort that takes place each March to ensure that our seniors are not forgotten. 

The goal of our campaign is to create awareness and eradicate senior hunger.
We are grateful for all contributions that make our fundraisers successful.
Thank you to all who participated to help us raise funds for the 3,800 meals given to seniors
under poverty level in OUR community last year.
It costs less to provide a Senior with meals for an entire year than it costs to spend one day in the hospital or ten days in a nursing home. We want seniors to be able to stay in the comfort of their homes longer. Meals on Wheels doesn't just provide a home cooked meal, it includes socialization with the volunteer delivering the meal and a wellness check for those at high risk.

Community Champions Event​

6th Annual Rock-aThon

March 17th 10am-1pm
We hope to raise $30,000 during this fun and entertaining fundraiser! Please donate to your favorite rocker and be sure to stop in and enjoy a traditional St. Patrick's Day meal.
Numerous city employees will volunteer their time in all aspects of our facility during March. Community Champions week is nationally promoted by Meals on Wheels Association of America. 

School Coin Drives

Shamrock Raffle

Our community schools are hosting coin drives and will be volunteering at The Center. It is a wonderful opportunity to teach students the importance of helping those in need.
Stop in The Center during March and buy $1 shamrocks to be placed on the wall of Meals on Wheels supporters. April 1st we will have a raffle and pull names for prizes.

Hy-Vee Reusable Bag Program

Purchase a Hy-vee reusable shopping bag for $2.50 during March and the Meals on Wheels program will receive $1. The red bags are available at the self service checkouts at Hy-Vee.
6th Annual Rock-a-Thon
Tuesday, March 17th 10am-1pm
This annual fundraiser is so much fun and an essential part of our March for Meals campaign.
Community members take the stage and rock to raise donations that help offset the free meals and services provided by The Center. We provide 400 meals a month to low income seniors through our Meals on Wheels program.
Each rocker has a donation bucket so you can stop in any time to donate until the day of the event. You may also mail in a donation or call in a pledge. We would love to have you come to the event to support your favorite rock star, and enjoy some green beer and a traditional Corned Beef & Cabbage meal served 11:30 am-1 pm.  This event is also live on the radio, so listen to the fun! 
​​Let's get rocking on St. Patrick's Day!
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A Rockin' Success!
2019: $28,586
2018: $20,093
2017: $19,887  
2016: $14,713         
2015: $6,992 
Let's raise $30,000

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Visit Fundraising  and  Photo Galler to see past events!  

​​ These community members are ready to rock!​​ ​​​​
  1. 10:15-10:30 am
    Boy Scouts
    4-H
    Kyle Ussery
  2. 10:30-10:45 am
    Vishay
    Truxedo
    Shurco
  3. 10:45-11 am
    Steve Pietila (Sertoma Club)
    Dr. Mary Milroy (Optimist Club)
    Nori Duchene (Kiwanis Club)
  4. 11-11:15 am
    Devin Anderson (Edward Jones)
    Tyler Matson (Kennedy, Pier, Loftus, Reynolds)
    Nick Moser (Marlow, Woodward & Huff)
  5. 11:15-11:30 am
    Lynn Peterson (Cortrust Bank)
    Kevin Moe (First National Bank of Omaha)
    Rob Stephenson (First Dakota Bank)
  6. 11:30-11:45 am
    Larry Nickles (Yankton Fire Department)
    Troy Cowman (Yankton County EMS)
    John Harris (Yankton Police Department)
  7. 11:45 am-12 pm
    Randy Hammer (KVHT Radio)
    Jim Reimler (WNAX Radio)
    Chef Staci Stengle (Hy-Vee)
  8. 12-12:15 pm
    Dan Klimisch (County Commisioner)
    Joe Healy (County Commissioner)
    Nancy Wenande (CEO YAPG/Former Mayor)
  9. 12:15-12:30 pm
    Ashli Danilko (Avera)
    Josh Blom (Walnut Village)
    Ruth Kern Scott (Fyzical Therapy)
  10. 12:30-12:45 pm
    Amy Miner (City Commissioner)
    Brittany LaCroix (City Parks & Rec)
    Ross Den Herder (City Attorney)
  11. 12:30-12:45 pm
    Margaret Sarringar (Senior Member)
    Patti Loeffler (Member & Center Cook)
    MaryJane Hisek (Senior Member)

USD Dental Hygiene Services

AARP Tax Assistance

Free & low cost dental services 
March 18th    9am-12pm
Free oral screenings, denture/partial cleanings. Accepting Medicaid & other insurance.
Cleanings $35 X-rays $25
First come, first served - no appointments.

AARP Tax Aides will be available to assist seniors and low income individuals until April 9th. Appointments are available Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings.
Please bring last year's tax return, a photo ID, social security card, bank checking/routing number.
​Call 665-4685 to schedule your appointment.

Annual Wine & Dine Event
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Our annual Wine & Dine Event has grown into a phenomenal success!  Hundreds of businesses in the community and surrounding states donate wonderful prizes for the silent and live auctions.  
A social hour, fine dining and auctions make this a fun night of socialization and charity that contributes a substantial portion to our annual fundraising. 

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             ​​Wine & Dine Growth
                        2018: $32,658    
                        2017: $26,245              
                        2016: $23,762
                        2015: $21,779 
                        2014: $18,033         
                        2013: $11,012
                        2012: $4,316
                        2011: $3,356 
           

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Our 12th Annual Wine & Dine Friday, July 12th was another astounding fundraising event!​​
Thank you to the Board of Directors, Staff, Volunteers, Donors and Attendees for helping us help those in need.
​WE RAISED $33,052
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Making a difference...
43,190 homecooked meals served
18,767 Meals on Wheels delivered
3,800 free meals donated to low income seniors
$623,195 healthcare cost savings for
seniors through SHIINE 
403 Individuals had taxes done for free
750 active members and 300 volunteers
keep The Center going!

Visit our Fundraising  page for a list of 2019 sponsors & donors.
Our Photo Galler page has tons of fun memories!

2019 Annual Fundraising Events

The Center is proud to take part in this annual nationwide effort ​​
that takes place each March to ensure that seniors are not forgotten.
Our organization is grateful for the contributions that help our fundraisers be so successful. A sincere thank you to all who participated in our plight to fund our Meals on Wheels and other programs. 

Visit our Fundraising Page for more details
  1. $33,052
    12th Annual Wine & Dine Event
  2. $28,586
    5th Annual Rock-a-Thon
  3. $5,345
    Soupless Soup Kitchen
  4. $3,378
    School Coin Drives

Thank you to all who donated to our 2019 Soupless Soup Kitchen this winter!
We raised $5,169 of our $6,000 goal. 
Your contribution helps support our Meals on Wheels program, equipment/repair costs, staff support and daily operations.

The Center is a non-profit organization that provides numerous services and activities that enrich and touch many lives in our community.  Through generous donations and support, we are able to continue to thrive and grow.  Our staff and volunteers work hard to keep our organization running efficiently so we can offer recreation, socialization and nutrition to adults. 
The Center is not just for seniors and anyone over the age of eighteen can become a member.  Even if you are not a member, you can take advantage of our wonderful meals and events. 

2020 Membership Renewal
Single       $35                                     Lifetime $315
Couple     $63                                     Lifetime $567


Membership at The Center is open to anyone over the age of 18. 

You must be 55 years or older to be a voting member. 

Renewable January 1st each year.  Dues are pro-rated after that.

   Click here for Membership Application 

Membership Benefits
Monthly Newsletter
Discounted price on events
Mount Marty College Basketball & Volleyball Tickets
Lifetime membership to YSD activities (if over 65)
Unlimited use of exercise facility
Participation in all activities & programs
Free tax services, SHIINE & screenings