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2017 Volunteer of the Month

May: Mary Fiedler

The greater Yankton community is fortunate to have many individuals who demonstrate the true spirit of giving through their dedicated service to others. Yankton County 4H volunteers are great examples, providing caring and supportive mentoring to local youth, helping them grow into community leaders. Mary Fiedler, a Yankton County 4H Volunteer and Club Leader, was recently recognized for her dedication and mentorship to local youth through United Way & Volunteer Services of Greater Yankton’s Volunteer of the Month Award.

“Mary doesn’t volunteer because she has to, but volunteers because she enjoys it,” states Stephanie Siebrandt, 4H Youth Development Coordinator, who nominated Fiedler for the award. “She is a wonderful person who focuses her life, not on herself, but on helping others.” READ MORE...

For more information about volunteerism in the greater Yankton area, please contact the United Way of Greater Yankton at (605)665-6766 or  

Featured volunteer opportunites in education, income and health.

United Way is working to advance the common good by focusing on education, financial stability and health: the building blocks for a good life. But we can't do it alone. We need the heads, hands and hearts of committed people like you to help us tackle the problems facing our communities.  Each one of us has special talents. Things we can to help. Put your talents to work for your community. Volunteer.

Give an hour. Give a Saturday. Give your best. We all have special talents. Things we can do to help. And when we reach out a hand to one, we influence the condition of all. Whether it’s reading to children, or leading financial literacy classes for hard-working families, or delivering meals to homebound seniors, there are hundreds of volunteer options available every day.

Give the gift of you. Volunteer.

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