South Dakota Holiday Assistance

ARJ_Patient_AssistanceThere are many nonprofit organizations accepting applications for assistance during the holiday season. Many are specific to residents of South Dakota.

Below is a list of organizations that may be able to help during the upcoming season.

Reach out to ARJ’s Patient Resource Coordinator with questions: 866-451-8804.

Christmas Assistance Program – Salvation Army Sioux Falls

800 N. Cliff Ave. | Sioux Falls, S.D.

Salvation Army provides new toys, clothing, and other items to children in need (three gifts per qualifying child).

Applications open: Nov. 27 – Dec. 2

Seasonal services offered; call to schedule an appointment.

Holiday hours:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, 9 – 11 a.m., 1 – 3:30 p.m., 6 – 8 p.m.
Thursday, 1 – 3:30 p.m., 6 – 8 p.m.
Saturday, 9 a.m. – Noon

Must bring: Photo ID, Social Security card for each person in household, and piece of mail with current address.

Salvation Army also offers Thanksgiving baskets. Dial 2-1-1 or visit to learn more.


Christmas Gift Giveaway – Angels Helping Those in Need

Sioux Falls, S.D.

Applications open: Nov. 1 – 15
Business hours: 5 – 9 p.m.

Sign up online or during business hours.


Sharing Christmas – The Community Outreach

225 E. 11th St., Suite 101 | Sioux Falls, S.D.

Application deadline: Nov. 13

Please call for an appointment or visit their website to learn more.


Toys for Tots – Marine Foundation

Sioux Falls, S.D.

Application deadline: Dec. 5
Please visit their website for more information.