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Yankton Medical Clinic Makes Donation to Yankton Food For Thought Program

Yankton Medical Clinic physicians present a check to Food For Thought Board members for $5,000

The physicians of Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C. presented Yankton Food For Thought with a check in the amount of $5,000 on Friday.

Yankton Food For Thought is a non-profit organization managed through the Yankton School District that provides food and nutritional education for school-aged children and their families. The program includes a food pantry, food distribution and Sack Pack Program.  The Sack Pack program provides food packages for nearly 400 students each week to take home for the weekend.

Board member Carla Hummel expressed her thanks for the donation and said, “This [donation] will help so many families.” Hummel explained that donations have been down for the past year and the need has increased.


Pictured L-R – Carla Hummel, Food For Thought board member; Nikki LaCroix, Food For Thought board member; Carissa Pietz, M.D., McKenzie Hanson, M.D., Tyler Hanson, M.D., Paul Struck, Food For Thought board member; Jordan Schild, M.D., Angela Shuff,, Food For Thought board member; Kristen Taggart, Food For Thought board member

About Yankton Medical Clinic

Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C. opened January 1, 1982 as the result of a merger between the Yankton Clinic and the Medical Clinic.  Physician-owned and operated, Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C. is a multi-specialty clinic with 45 physicians, 18 medical specialties, more than 260 employees, four clinic locations, including Vermillion, S.D., Norfolk, Nebr. and two in Yankton S.D., and serves 16 outreach locations in South Dakota and Nebraska. www.YanktonMedicalClinic.com