Community

Community

By eliminating duplicated services and more efficiently using volunteer time and donor funds, these organizations and others will be able to better address needs in our community.

Connection

Connection

Our mission is connection! We seek to create a connected community where every family has the resources they need to thrive.

Center

Center

The Community Connection Center (“CCC”) is a one-stop-shop that will address the needs of community members by coordinating the efforts of local organizations. 

What Can We Build Together?

By donating your time, money, or talent, we can continue to make an impact in our community for those who need it most.

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The Need

The Need

Imagine you’re working two part-time jobs to support your family, just barely making ends meet. Then, your car breaks down…or you have an unexpected medical emergency that leaves you drowning in debt. Now you have a choice: pay your bill or feed your family. In Vermillion, this is an everyday occurrence. With a poverty rate of over 35%, and a food insecurity rate that is nearly double that of our neighboring counties (17%), financial insecurity is commonplace.

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In tandem with the CCC 5K Run/Walk, the Community Connection Center would like to highlight and thank one of our sponsors Sara Bye Schulte and Farmers Insurance Agency of Vermillion! Without Sara Bye Schulte and the Farmers Insurance Agency of Vermillion, our first ever CCC 5K Run/Walk for this community and our grand opening wouldn't be possible. Thank you so much from all of us here at the Community Connection Center, Farmers Insurance - Sara Bye Agency, LLC. #runthistown ... See MoreSee Less

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Needing to sign up for the Backpack Program? Call the Center at 605-658-0118 to get signed up! If no one is available, leave a message and we will get back to you. ... See MoreSee Less

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We are so grateful to the South Dakota Community Foundation for their support of the CCC and our mission of connection!CONNECTING THE COMMUNITY....
United Way of Vermillion is using their recent South Dakota Fund grant award to address hunger and poverty in new and innovative ways. Find out more at sdcommunityfoundation.org/news/
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