Donations will go towards maintaining this beautiful sculpture and creating an annual Compassion Award that will be given out to an individual or group that was inspired to show compassion within our community.  Additionally, some funds will help support maintaining the website. You can make your donation online by clicking on the donate button below.

You can also mail your donation to the following address:

Compassion Project
c/o Helpline Center
1000 N. West Ave. Ste 310
Sioux Falls, SD 57104

The Helpline Center is a 501 (c) (3) organization from Sioux Falls, SD that is serving as the fiscal sponsor for the Compassion Project. All donations will receive tax deductible documentations and receipts.

List of Donors

Compassion Cornerstone
  • Helpline Center

Compassion Gold
  • Sanford Health
  • Matthew and Karine Paulson

Compassion Silver
  • Citi

Compassion Bronze
  • Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Sioux Falls Area Community Foundation

Compassion Copper
  • First Bank & Trust
  • Nancee Sturdevant
  • Janet Kittams
  • National Association of Social Workers – SD Chapter
  • Mary Standaert
  • Ann Wilson
  • Donald and Harriet Scott
  • Gloria Houle
  • Pendar Properties
  • Lutheran Social Services South Dakota
Compassion Supporter
  • Mel Harrington
  • Fran Alberty
  • James and Janet Harvey
  • Elizabeth and Ryan Duffy
  • Colleen Moran
  • Wayne and Phyllis Arends
  • Alissa Lennon
  • Lynne Hunter
  • Robert and Barb Clinton
  • Karen Chesley
  • Connie Nelson
  • Ron & Connie Nelson
  • Mark and Nancy Hallenbeck
  • Marissa Brinkman
  • Susan Bill
  • Darla Van Rosendale
  • David and De Knudson
  • Rodger and Wendy Dooley
  • Joan McMillin
  • Kathy Manderscheid
  • Holly and Vaughn Kary
  • Sue Ann Lang
  • Jerome and Mary Freeman
  • Clarice Lalley
  • William and Nancy Olson
  • John and Linda Barker
  • Jennifer Sherman
  • Christine and Henry Knapp
  • Kathy Houle
  • Richard Seaman
  • Pauline Poletes
  • Denny and Liz Barnett
  • Karen Asfeldt
  • Kenneth and Jacqueline Hendrix
  • Sands Drywall
  • Karen Hattervig
  • Shireen Ranschau
  • Elaine Falon
  • Michelle Huebner
  • Abbey Vos
  • Linda Schmid
  • Allan and Peggy Holte
  • DA & CC Brechtelsbauer
  • Kathy Manderscheid
  • Larry & Suzanne Fuller
Compassion In-Kind Donors
  • Raker Rhodes Engineering
  • Architecture Incorporated
  • Joe Tebben – website hosting
  • Chris Olson – website design

Gift Levels and Donor Recognition

Compassion Cornerstone $15,000 and above:
Name on the plaque and website; receive 1 replica bronze statue; hosting of bronze pouring event at the foundry in Sioux Falls.
Compassion Gold $10,000 – $14,999:
Name on plaque and website; receive 1 replica bronze statue.
Compassion Silver $5,000 – $9,999:
Name on plaque and website; receive 6 raffle** entries for the replica bronze statue.
Compassion Bronze $2,500 – $4,999:
Name on plaque and website; receive 4 raffle** entries for the replica bronze statue.
Compassion Copper $1,000 – $2,499
Name on plaque and website; receive 2 raffle** entries for the replica bronze statue.
Compassion Supporter $1 – $999
Name recognition on the memorial website.
** For every 15 raffle entries submitted, the committee will conduct a drawing for 1 replica bronze statue. A minimum of 1 statue will be raffled even if the number entries does not reach 15.