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2021 Thrivent Member Network - South Dakota Plains Region Highlights

Thrivent members in the South Dakota Plains Region hosted over 9,135 Thrivent Action Teams in 2021.

Watch our website events page for monthly Action Team idea sessions.

Visit the Thrivent Action Teams Hub for more great ideas and inspiration!

Review this Thrivent Action Team application video to learn how to apply.
There was a total of $2,030,045 distributed by members of the South Dakota Plains Thrivent Member Network to eligible non profits, churches and schools through the Thrivent Choice program in 2021. Here, members can not only direct Thrivent Choice dollars but can also make personal donations to organizations while Thrivent picks up the normal processing fee.

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In 2021, the South Dakota Plains Thrivent Member Network partnered with Habitat for Humanity on three Faith Build Homes and 3 Venture Builds across the region. Together we contributed 8,776 volunteer hours to the homes and raised $182,312 for the projecst.

Clients In Action

As Thrivent clients see needs in their communities, the Thrivent Member Network - South Dakota Plains Region puts resources in their hands strengthening them as they help others. Check out the amazing impact our clients have made using their membership benefits in the South Dakota Plains Region!
Action Team Supports Veterans
Colleen Nielsen, Baltic, SD, applied to lead a Thrivent Action Team and says, “It was one of the most amazing things I have ever been a part of!” Colleen gathered some donated fabric, purchased additional supplies with her Action Team Community Impact card, gathered a group of quilting friends and they went to work. They sewed quilts, runners, bags and wall hangings and sold them at a local farmer’s market and through Facebook posts all to benefit the Berakhah House who provides emergency shelter for veterans experiencing homelessness in Sioux Falls, SD. They raised over $9,200 to support this worthy cause.

From Colleen: I cannot express the joy that I have had while doing this Thrivent Action Team Project to benefit Berakhah House in Sioux Falls. I truly need to give a heartfelt thank you to my team members that helped make my vision a reality. Also, to everyone that purchased quilts, table runners, baskets, bags and more to benefit homeless veterans, my heart is full. ❤️

I am here to tell you that when your heart is in the right place for the right reasons, amazing things happen! This project took on a life of its own. It is incredibly heartwarming to witness what can happen when we all pull together for a very worthy cause. Thank you feels inadequate.
Giving Tuesday
You did it! On Giving Tuesday, Thrivent clients and caring individuals across the nation came together to make a meaningful impact.
Nationwide results: Over $1million and counting by 4000+ participants across the country benefiting 26 partnering organizations.

Locally, we partnered with the Helpline Center and $18,496 was raised through online donations, Thrivent provided a fundraising match of $9,248 and an additional $591 for photos and comments posted to their page for a total impact of $28,335! WOW!

THANK YOU to all of you that donated, commented, and/or promoted our Giving Tuesday efforts in partnership with and support of Helpline Center!

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Clients, family and friends in ACTION!

When it comes to our communities, doing good feels good. See how clients like you are making a local, positive difference. And get inspiration on how you can get involved.

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