Habitat for Humanity of Clay and Yankton Counties receives grant award from Dakota Hospital Foundation

Habitat for Humanity was recently awarded a $5,000 grant from Dakota Hospital Foundation (DHF).  The grant will help in funding, a new home, providing the family of six, a safe, affordable home to prosper in the Vermillion community.  

“The generous support of the Dakota Hospital Foundation will help Habitat for Humanity’s Clay & Yankton Counties’ affordable housing mission as we partner with the Covill-Kline family to build a new home at 425 Princeton Street. Thank you to everyone involved in helping with this funding opportunity to offer an affordable option to a local partner family,” said Rebecca Meier, Executive Director.

“Dakota Hospital Foundation is proud to partner with Habitat for Humanity of Clay and Yankton Counties to support community health and wellness.  This Family will have the critical fundamentals of a safe, dry, affordable home while remaining in the Vermillion Community,” said Andy Howe, president, Dakota Hospital Foundation.

Dakota Hospital Foundation held its spring open grant period from April 1 - 30, 2022.  The next open grant period for DHF will be October 1 - 31, 2022.  Learn more at www.dakotahospitalfoundation.org.

About Dakota Hospital Foundation

Since its beginning in 1930, Dakota Hospital Foundation has fulfilled a mission dedicated to community health and wellness.  The health care 'pioneers' who established Dakota Hospital Foundation (DHF) also nurtured a tradition of community health service leadership represented by today's Foundation members.

Pictured (L-R): Cindy Benzel, DHF Director, Rebecca Meier, Habitat for Humanity Executive Director, Jim Wehrer, Habitat for Humanity board member, Laura Archambeau, Habitat for Humanity board member, Lisa Ketcham, DHF board member, Ryan Bear, Habitat for Humanity board President, Natali Toupin, Habitat for Humanity board member, Ray Ring, Habitat for Humanity board member, Jill Christopherson, DHF Executive Assistant