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Tuesday, July 28, 2020
United Way of the Black Hills and Black Hills Reads distributed grants to capture innovative solutions to learning loss due to COVID-19. Qualifying entities must be working with youth, ages 0-8 years...
Friday, July 17, 2020
The Campaign for Grade-Level Reading announced today that it’s recognizing the Black Hills with Pacesetter Honors for its work in 2019.    “We applaud the civic leaders and local funders whose time,...
Thursday, May 28, 2020
(RAPID CITY) - United Way of the Black Hills awarded $54,671 in CARES Act funding and $38,347 in Phase 37 Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP) funding to a total of seven non-profit...
Thursday, April 16, 2020
(RAPID CITY, SD) - United Way of the Black Hills (UWBH) announced the first wave of grant awards to nonprofit organizations in the amount of $46,300. The nonprofit organization...
Thursday, April 2, 2020
    4/2/2020   Dear Community Members,   I am excited to share that this morning, we announced that United Way of theBlack Hills is contributing $100,000 to the UNITED We StandCOVID-19 Community...
Tuesday, March 3, 2020
(Rapid City) – An eight week Read Across South Dakota Challenge that fueled mileage by reading books concluded on Read Across America Day, Monday, March 2nd. Starting in Rapid City on January 6, the...
Thursday, February 27, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 26, 2020 Read across South Dakota challenge passes Sioux Falls (Rapid City) – With only five days remaining in the Read Across South Dakota Challenge, Black Hills...
Friday, February 7, 2020
(Rapid City) – Black Hills Reads of United Way of the Black Hills and multiple organizations, businesses, and individuals hit the (figurative) gas pedal in an effort to “Read Across South Dakota”....
Monday, February 3, 2020
United Way of the Black Hill’s (UWBH) strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned it a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent...
Wednesday, July 10, 2019
(Rapid City, SD) –School's out and it's time to break out the swim suits and BOOKS! Yes, books! This year, Black Hills Reads is introducing the first annual Race to Read event, a summer-long event to...

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