Giving Back for October

Oct. 31, 2018

Giving Back recognizes businesses and organizations that are helping our communities.

Rudy M. Navarrete’s Tex-Mexican Restaurant

Rudy M. Navarrete’s Tex-Mexican Restaurant is having a fundraising event for the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Sioux Empire. The restaurant at 2209 W. 57th St. is serving an all-you-can-eat taco bar with drink included for $12 per person and $5 for kids from 5 to 9 p.m. Nov. 5. There also will be a silent auction. All proceeds will go to buy shoes for the kids.

The Amy Stockberger Team

The Amy Stockberger Team of Hegg Realtors is collecting infant supplies in November for Children’s Inn. Items such as diapers, sippy cups, wipes and blankets can be dropped off during the week at the real estate office, 3220 S. Western Ave. Donors will be entered into a drawing to win a $250 Visa gift card.

Northwestern Mutual

Northwestern Mutual hosted a toy drive in October for the Simon Says: Live a Better Life Foundation. The toys will be donated to Ronald McDonald House Charities of South Dakota. The staff learned about Simon Says from Lily Jones, a Dakota Wesleyan University student who received a Northwestern Mutual scholarship.

Northwestern Mutual and the Sioux Falls Morning Optimist Club hosted the 11th annual Camp Bring It On golf tournament and auction in September. The event raised $16,000 for the region’s only residential camp for kids with cancer and cancer survivors. Cherry Creek Grill helped sponsor the event, providing all the food. Northwestern Mutual had more than 20 volunteers and golfers at this year’s event.

Members of the Northwestern Mutual leadership team completed the CKG Foundation’s Speak Up 5K to raise money and awareness for teenage mental health. The foundation aims to end the stigma tied to teenage depression and anxiety. Northwestern Mutual had runners in all 50 states.

Has your organization given back to the community? Or do you know an individual who proves one person can make a difference? Email us at jodi@siouxfalls.business.

Giving Back for October

Giving Back recognizes businesses and organizations that are helping our communities.

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