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Invest in Change with

Western South Dakota Community Action


Established in 1965, Western South Dakota Community Action, Inc. stands as a beacon of hope in the fight against poverty. As a private, nonprofit anti-poverty corporation, our mission is not just to address the symptoms but to revolutionize the very causes and effects of poverty.

Guided by a passionate and dedicated volunteer Board of Directors, we operate on the principle that lasting change is best achieved by empowering individuals to take charge of their destinies. At the heart of our approach is a commitment to providing those in need with the essential tools and support to break free from the cycle of poverty.

Our Impact:

  • Empowerment Through Partnership: We believe in more than just charity; we believe in collaboration. Through strategic partnerships, we enable individuals to actively shape their own path to a brighter future.

  • Tools for Self-Empowerment: We equip those facing adversity with the resources and assistance necessary to not only overcome challenges but to thrive independently. It's about fostering resilience and self-reliance.

  • Community-Driven Solutions: By addressing the root causes of poverty, we're not just alleviating immediate hardships; we're building a foundation for sustained, community-wide transformation.

Your Investment Matters:

When you invest in Western South Dakota Community Action, Inc., you're investing in a vision of a community where everyone has the opportunity to break free from the chains of poverty. Your support directly contributes to real, tangible change and enables individuals to become architects of their own success stories.

Join us in the journey to create lasting impact. Together, we're not just fighting poverty; we're building a future filled with promise and opportunity.

12,709 Households

There are over 12,709 Households in Western South Dakota that are on or below the national poverty line. 

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Catherine, Rapid City

"Praise the Creator! This is a blessing! I can take my grandbabies everywhere! Their immunotherapy appoitnments, grovery shopping, everywhere! Thank you!

Helped by Christy & the CARES Act

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