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




a club for adults of ALL ages.  
Join us for fun, food & fellowship.
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 from members, the United Way, churches, businesses, service clubs, individuals, board members, and fundraising activities, we are able to continue to thrive and grow.  In addition, our staff and volunteers work hard to keep our organization running efficiently so we can offer recreation, socialization and nutrition to adults. 

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 about the problem of senior hunger. We are grateful for all contributions that make our fundraisers successful. Thank you to all who participated to help us raise funds the 4,500 meals given to seniors under poverty level in OUR community, our Meals on Wheels program, activities and overall needs that allow us to help our community. 

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. 



             Wine & Dine Growth
2017: $26,245         2018: $28,000
2016: $23,762         2013: $11,012
2015: $21,779         2012: $4,316
2014: $18,033         2011: $3,356
 Our goal this year is $30,000!

Making a difference...
44,662 homecooked meals served
17,559 Meals on Wheels delivered
3,800 free meals donated to low income seniors
$333,983 healthcare cost savings for
seniors through SHIINE 
300+ Individuals had taxes done for free
750 active members and 300 volunteers
keep The Center going!

A sincere thank you to the businesses & individuals who have
generously donated items thus far for our 2019 Annual Wine & Dine

Catholic Community Foundation/Christmas at the Cathedral - Clubhouse Hotel & Suites SF - Cork n' Bottle - Courtyard by Marriott/Springhill Suites SF - Crofton Lakeview Golf Course - Fort Randall Casino - Fox Run Golf Course - Graham Tire Company - Grand Falls Casino - Hillcrest Golf Course - Joslyn Art Museum Omaha - Lauritzen Botanical Gardens Omaha - Lewis & Clark Marina/Donlin Marine - Mall of America - Minneapolis Marriott West Hotel - Premier Ventures - Royal River Casino - SD Symphony - SC Bandits - SF Stampede - SF Storm - Skyzone - Soil Works - Springfield Golf Course - Summit Activities Center - Wild Water West - Yankton Massage & Skin Care - Yankton Rodeo Association - Yankton Therapeutic Massage



2018 11th Annual Wine & Dine raised an amazing $28,000
Annual Rock-a-Thon

Our annual Rock-a-Thon has started making some serious noise!  Community members take the stage and battle for the biggest donations.  People donate to their favorite rock star by stopping in to donate prior to or on the day of the event, as well as calling in to pledge during a live radio broadcast. ​​
The Rock-a-Thon is also a chance to enjoy an authentic St. Patrick's Day lunch & green beer!    

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2017: $19,887  
2016: $14,713          
2015: $6,992
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2018 4th Annual Rock-a-Thon raised an astounding $20,953
2018 Top Rockers:  Rob Stephenson (First Dakota) $2,804 - Jeff Jones (Firsts Dakota) $2,628  
Lynn Peterson (CorTrust) $1,930 - Mike & Gerrie Healy (Husband/Wife) $1,849 - Bill Holst/Jim Reimler (WNAX) $1,560
Stephanie Moser (Sertoma) $1,528 - Randy Hammer (KVHT) $1,381 - Margaret Sarringar (Center Cook) $1,305 
2018 School Coin Drives raised over $5,000!
Beadle Elementary $1,545.05
Middle School $1,000
Stewart Elementary $651.59
Mrs. Schilds' class raised $137 in just pennies!
Webster Elementary $610.30
Tabor Elementary $184.65

​​ ​​ Thank you to all who proved that every penny counts!

ANNUAL SOUPLESS SOUP KITCHEN

Our  2018 annual Soupless Soup Kitchen is cooking

November 1-December 31
We encourage all Center and community members to help support our programs and expenses. Every penny counts!   
A sincere thank you to all who have donated.
 Last year we raised over $4800 and in 2016 we raised $5260.88!
Call or stop in to make a donation today!




DONATIONS/ENDOWMENTS


The Center, Inc. is a gift-worthy nonprofit organization that can benefit from gifts in kind, monetary donations or planned gifts such as bequests, trusts and annuities.  If you are interested in donating to The Center, please contact us.