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900 Whiting Drive 
Yankton, SD 57078
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
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
                                   2018: $28,000   
                                   2017: $26,245              
                                   2016: $23,762
                                   2015: $21,779 
                                   2014: $18,033         
                                   2013: $11,012
                                   2012: $4,316
                                   2011: $3,356
                    Our goal this year is $30,000!

Friday, July 12th
Wine Tasting
Silent Auction
Live Auction
We are excited for a new summer event!
Times TBD
Proceeds benefit Meals on Wheels, Center Activities & Equipment Needs

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

Abby's Detailing - Ace Hardware - All 4 Paws - Allan Stoebner - Animal Health Clinic - Barb Rezac -
Best Western Kelly Inn - Brady Tree Farm - Brenda Brandt - Casey's General Store - Catholic Community Foundation/Christmas at the Cathedral - The Center - Clubhouse Hotel & Suites SF - Cork n' Bottle - Courtyard by Marriott/Springhill Suites SF - Creighton Bluejays - Crofton Lakeview Golf Course -
Dakota Prairie Quilt Guild - Deadwood Gulch - Dodge Riverside Golf Club Council Bluffs -
Durham Museum Omaha - Embroidery & Screenworks - First Dakota Bank - First Gold Hotel -
Fort Randall Casino - Fox Run Golf Course - Fran Fox - Fryn' Pan - Funny Bone Comedy Club -
Golf Addiction - Graham Tire Company - Grand Falls Casino - Great Plains Zoo - Hanson Briggs Specialty Advertising - Harrah's Council Bluffs Hotel & Casino - Healing Hands Massage - Heine Farms -
Hillcrest Golf Course - Hoffner Aviation - INTEK Cleaning & Restoration - Janice DeJong  - Jean Prater - J&H Cleaning - Jim & Joyce Vlahakis - JJ Benji's Embroidery - JoDean's - Joslyn Art Museum -
Kellen & Streit - King's Inn Platte - Larry & Jane Rupiper - LaunchPAD Children's Museum -
Lauritzen Botanical Gardens - Lewis & Clark Marina/Donlin Marine - Linda's Angel Crossing -
Mall of America - Mary Johnson - Menards - Mike & Cindy Huether - Minneapolis Marriott West Hotel - Minnesota Orchestra - Minnesota Timberwolves - Minnesota Twins -  Minnesota Vikings -
Minnesota Wild - Miracle Hills Golf & Tennis Omaha - Neighborhood Dental - Ohiya Casino -
Omaha Children's Museum - Overtime Sports Grill SF - Peggy Schiedel - Pied Piper - Pizza Ranch - Premier Ventures - Randy & Jolene Smith - Royal River Casino - SC Bandits - SC Musketeers -
SDSU Jackrabbits - SD Symphony - SF Canaries - SF Stampede -  SF Storm - Skyzone - Soil Works -
South Dakota Magazine - Springfield Golf Course - Springhill Suites Council Bluffs - Style N' File -
Summit Activities Center - Tatanka Golf Club - Terry Peak Ski Area - Tom & Mary Reiners -
Tranquility Massage - Truxedo - Two Rivers Golf  Club Dakota Dunes - USD Coyotes - Valley Fair -
VAST Broadband - Walmart - Washington Pavilion - Wiebelhaus Recreation & Centennial Lanes -
Wild Water West - WNAX/WOLF Twins Tickets - Yankton Massage & Skin Care - Yankton Rodeo Association - Yankton School District - Yankton Therapeutic Massage - Yankton Transit - 21st Street Salon 

2018 11th Annual Wine & Dine raised an amazing $28,000
5th Annual Rock-a-Thon
Monday, March 18 10:15 am-12:45 pm
Our 5th Annual Rock-a-Thon will be making some big noise this year!  Community members take the stage and battle for the biggest donations, so be sure to check out our 2019 rockin' participants!  You can donate to your favorite rock star by stopping in 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!    

This fundraiser ROCKS!
         2018: $20,093
         2017: $19,887  
         2016: $14,713          
         2015: $6,992
Click here for event flyer
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!


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!


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.