Individual, Couple or Family: Scott and Julia Jones, Pierre, SD
This award celebrates transformative and substantial philanthropic support to Avera.
Over the past two decades, Scott and Julia Jones of Delta Dental of South Dakota have made major gifts to numerous capital campaigns. Starting in 2003, they supported Avera St. Mary’s Caring for Life fund, and this was only the beginning. Since then, they have made gifts to the Helmsley Center campaign, the Avera St. Mary’s Guest House and, most recently, the Light the Way campaign to expand Avera Behavioral Health. Their diverse giving shows true dedication to our mission while at the same time giving to areas they are most passionate about.
It’s this passion that fueled their commitment to the Helmsley Center in Pierre. Scott, a 10-year cancer survivor, traveled hundreds of miles for lifesaving treatment. When the opportunity to participate in the campaign arose, it was important for them to show their support so cancer care may be closer to home for patients and families in the area.
Thank you to Scott and Julia for the generous gifts that have led to great things at Avera.