Avera Tradition of Caring
Avera Has A Tradition Of Caring

The Avera mission challenges the organization “. . . to make a positive impact in the lives and health of person’s and communities . . .” and is proud to join KELO TV as a sponsor of Tradition of Caring to have an impact across the region.

Avera’s system strength brings exceptional health care to the local towns and communities of our five-state region. People in communities large and small know that at Avera they will find expert health care backed by the ability to access specialist consultation, as well as the highest quality at national-benchmark levels paired with superior customer service. All of this at more than 300 locations in 100 communities.

2018 Grant Application

Click here to download the 2018 Tradition of Caring Grant App.  Applications are due COB October 27, 2017  ALL applications must be at KELOLAND TV by this date.  Decisions will be made on or before December 4, 2017.  Applicants will be notified by email.  

A Tradition Since 1998...

For the past 19 years, KELOLAND Television has been proud of our commitment to public service through our “Tradition of Caring” program.  Over the years, we have done spots supporting at least 134 organizations in over 20 communities. READ MORE....

2017 Grant Winners

The Banquet
Boys and Girls Club of the Sioux Empire
Ground Works-Midwest
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Sioux Falls
Helpline Center
Lunch Is Served
Sioux Empire United Way
Sioux Falls Area Community Foundation
- www.sfacf.org
Sioux Falls School District
South Dakota Hall of Fame
- www.sdhalloffame.com
St. Francis House
- www.stfrancishouse.com
Washington Pavilion
YMCAs of South Dakota
Youth & Family Services, Inc.

2017 Grant Applicants

All About U Adoptions
- www.aauadoptions.org
Alzheimer's Association South Dakota Chapter
- www.alz.org/sd
Best Buddies
Bethany Christian Services
- www.bethanysouthdakot.org
Books 4 Kids Program
- www.B4KProgram.org
Brain Injury Alliance of South Dakota
- www.braininjurysd.org
Butterfly House & Marine Cove
- www.ButterflyHouseMarineCove.org
Catholic Community Foundation for Eastern South Dakota
- www.ccfesd.org
The Compass Center
- www.thecompasscenter.org
Family Visitation Center
- www.fvcenter.org
Friends of the Big Sioux River
- www.friendsofthebigsiouxriver.org
Hope Reins Equestrian Outreach
- westridgeequine.vpweb.com/About-west-ridge.html
JY6 Foundation
- www.jy6foundation.org
Laura Ingalls Wilder Memorial Society
- www.DiscoverLaura.org
Lutheran Social Services
- www.lsssd.org/what-we-do/adult-services/better-together/
Make-A-Wish South Dakota
- www.southdakota.wish.org
NESD Celtic Faire and Games, Inc.
- www.nesdcelticfaire.com
New Roots Ministry
- www.sfnewroots.com
SDSU Extension Lincoln County 4-H
- www.lincolncountysd.org/Page.cfm/Departments/7/4-H/
SHAPE South Dakota
- www.shapesd.org
South Dakota Parent Connection, Inc.
- www.sdparent.org
South Dakota Trucking Association
- www.southdakotatrucking.com
South Dakota Youth Track & Field Championship
- www.southdakotayouthtrackandfield.com
Volunteers of America, Dakotas
- www.voa-dakotas.org
Wakonda Heritage Manor Avera
- www.avera.org/locations/profile/?id=283