EmBecause Giving Day

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EmBecause Giving Day is a day-long giving challenge which inspires donors to invest in empowering women and families in Sioux Falls and beyond. Donations made are unrestricted gifts to the annual fund, allowing EmBe to meet its most urgent needs, including program scholarships, technological needs, staff development and facilities improvements. Donations also keep programs affordable and available to anyone who’d like to participate – regardless of ability to pay.

7:00am – 8:30pm We’re here for your “hole” life. Enjoy a bagel & brew for a suggested donation of $3.
9:00am – 10:00am Being intentional with your dollars to benefit women and families, give the amount you’d usually spend on morning coffee. Donations made during this time will have a chance to win a gift card from a local coffee shop. (minimum donation of $5)
10:00am – 11:00am Our Aquatics program will teach you the importance of water safety while building workforce and job skills! Tune into EmBe’s Facebook live to learn more.
11:00am – 12:00pm Give $5, get 5 to give $5. With this challenge we’re asking you to give $5 and to invite five friends to do the same. How has EmBe made a difference in your life? Share the reason you give to EmBe, and invite five friends to do the same. When we reach $500, we’ll unlock a $500 match.
12:00pm – 1:00pm Dress for Success Sioux Falls lifts up women in the community to advance career and financial opportunities. Donations made during this hour have a chance to win a gift certificate to Dress for Success Sioux Falls upcoming summer closet sale on July 26 and 27.
1:00pm – 2:00pm Having reliable childcare is transformational for families in our community. Donate this hour and you’ll receive custom artwork created by the children at EmBe South. You never know who the next Picasso may be.
2:00pm – 3:00pm EmBe’s Women’s Leadership Program has helped women in our community to advance their lives and careers in ways they never thought were possible. Tune into Facebook Live and learn first-hand from Sara at Floret Cakery about her experience with Women’s Leadership Program. Donate this hour for an opportunity to win a $50 gift certificate from Floret Cakery.
3:00pm – 4:00pm Our presence goes beyond Sioux Falls in enriching women and families lives. Be amazed by experiments from Dr. Farney at EmBe Mitchell to learn more about EmBe’s support in STEM enthusiasm.
4:00pm – 5:00pm The Girls on the Run program and EmBe’s youth programs are helping build resilient children. Donate this hour for a chance to win a $50 gift card from Athleta. We’ll draw three winners.
5:00pm – 6:00pm EmBe youth programs are helping build occupational skills and encouraging STEM enthusiasm.
6:00pm – 8:00pm Dine for a Cause. 10% of proceeds from The Phillips Avenue Diner will be donated to EmBe. Donate from 6:00pm – 8:00pm for a chance to win a $20 gift card to The Phillips Avenue Diner.
8:00pm – 9:00pm EmBe works hard to empower for you your whole life. Giving can look like a lot of things, all it starts with is a spirit of wanting to give. Thank you to the participants who donated today. Your generosity means thousands of South Dakota children cross the finish line every year. Your investments fuel EmBe programs that equip people with resilience, leadership and confidence.

Can you empower women and families with a donation?

The COVID-19 pandemic impacts our community more and more each day. Suspending program offerings and decreasing demand for childcare are impacting our organization. We ask you to consider a donation to EmBe so that we can respond to urgent community needs like childcare scholarships and employment resources. Click here to learn more about how you can help.

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Click here to learn more about EmBe’s Program Scheduling changes due to COVID-19.



While EmBe’s childcare operation is reopening with limited services on March 30, EmBe’s offices are closed.

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