After seeing need in the Sioux Falls, SD area, the Hayes family organized the Faith Temple Food Giveaway. The food giveaway started in May of 2009, in the parking lot of the church. The first week of the giveaway we had 69 people and gave away less then 2,000 pounds of food. As the weeks went on, hundreds of people showed up for the for the weekly giveaway. The church parking lot was filled to its capacity, resulting in people parking blocks away. When the weather started to get colder in October of 2009 we moved to the W.H. Lyon Fairgrounds Armory. When we are at the amory we are able to drive the truck into the building and unload in the heated atmosphere. We have even had special guests visit the giveaway. One special person we had was Donna Douglas who played Ellie May Clampett on the "Beverly Hillbillies." Even though we start the giveaway at 4pm, people start to form the line as early as 8am in the morning. Since we have had the Faith Temple Food Giveaway we have helped struggling families and individuals get about thirty pounds of food a week and help save each family about $250.00 a month. In 2013 the Nordstrom and Johnson families donated the funds to build a building at the W.H Lyon Fairgrounds for the permenent location of the giveaways.
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Jeff helped establish the Faith Temple Food Giveaway which feeds thousands of people each week. In his personal time Jeff enjoys kayaking and taking photos. Jeff has multiple degrees from Open Bible College, Drake University and Sioux Falls Seminary.
Josh helped establish the Faith Temple Food Giveaway, which feeds thousands of people each week. In his personal time Josh loves to travel and shoot video. In a prior job, multiple pieces he worked on were nominated for Emmy awards. Josh has multiple degrees from the University of South Dakota and specializes in psychological advertising.