Nexstar Media Charitable Foundation Donates $5,000 To Sioux Empire United Way In Sioux Falls, SD

Irving, TX and Sioux Falls, SD  (March 29, 2024) – The Nexstar Media Charitable Foundation and KELO-TV, the Nexstar Media Inc. television station serving Sioux Falls, SD, and the surrounding area, today announced that the Foundation will donate $5,000 to Sioux Empire United Way. The donation will provide 166 children in KELOLAND with free dental care through Delta Dental’s Mobile Dental Program, filling cavities that may have been causing mouth pain and difficulties eating.

Sioux Empire United Way’s mission is to lead, sustain and nurture a unified, effective response to community needs. They serve an estimated one out of every three individuals each year in their community through over 75 different programs. Contributions to the organization benefit 33 communities in their four-county area.

“As a long-time supporter and contributor to the Sioux Empire United Way, we are excited about the contribution from the Nexstar Charitable Foundation,” said Mari Ossenfort Vice President and General Manager for KELOLAND Media Group. “The strength in our community lies in what we give back to it.”

“We are incredibly thankful for the Nexstar Media Charitable Foundation’s generous donation, gifts like these are crucial in supporting our mission to serve children, vulnerable adults, and people in crisis within the Sioux Empire,” Taryn Latza, Campaign Director for Sioux Empire United Way. “This contribution will directly impact our ability to provide essential support and resources to the agencies and vital programs to serve those in need, demonstrating the power of community in creating positive change. Thank you, KELOLAND Media Group, for your steadfast support and commitment to our community.”

The Nexstar Media Charitable Foundation’s mission is to contribute to and work with public charities and non-profit organizations to improve the communities in which Nexstar Media and its subsidiaries do business. The foundation was originally established in 1958 and it makes donations of approximately $350,000 annually.


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