A KOTA Territory organization is giving back, with helping kids in mind.
"The Rapid City Downtown Association" recently held an event called "Uptown Downtown" at the Alex Johnson Hotel.
Proceeds from the event were donated to the kids sponsorship program at the YMCA.
The program gives less fortunate kids the opportunity to participate in summer camps, sports, and after school programs.
This year the event raised 10,000 dollars.
"It means a great deal to me personally as well as to the staff and volunteers associated with the Y." Said Roger Gallimore, YMCA Executive Director." This gives us the resources to work with kids, particularly those kids that really need it."
The money raised will sponsor 122 children.