Leaders gather to alleviate hunger in South Dakota

Leaders to gather in Rapid City to alleviate hunger in South Dakota



APRIL 23, 2018 – RAPID CITY, SOUTH DAKOTA – Partners Against Hunger will gather tomorrow, April 24 at 10:00 AM, for a one-day symposium on “Approaches to Alleviating Hunger” in South Dakota.

The event is hosted by Western South Dakota Community Action, Inc., Partners Against Hunger, and the South Dakota Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.

Topics for the symposium include: food distribution programs, community gardens, and a “pay-what-you-can” nonprofit café dedicated to serving nutritious meals in the Rapid City Area.


10:00 AM – Pay-As-You-Can Nonprofit Café – Rhonda Pearcy, Fork Real Café

11:00 AM – Back-to-Basics Food Distribution Programs- Sandy Hollandsworth, Western SD Community Action

12:00 PM – Catered Lunch and Networking

1:00 PM – Community Action Facility Tour

2:00 PM – Tribal Community Gardens – Jason Schoch, SDSU Extension

3:00 PM – Adjourn


1844 Lombardy Drive
Rapid City, SD 57703

Members of the media and public are invited to attend this free symposium.

About the South Dakota Synod

The South Dakota Synod is one of 65 synods of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). Our vision is that all may be fed and nurtured through Word and Sacrament. For more information, visit www.sdsynod.org.

Media Contact

Sawyer Vanden Heuvel
Director of Communications


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