Skyforce Set to Raid Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls, S.D. (October 11, 2007) – The Sioux Falls Skyforce announced today that they will participate in the Raiders of the Loose Change fundraiser which benefits the Children’s Miracle Network. The restaurant raid will take place on Friday, October 12 from 6-9 p.m. at ten different locations throughout Sioux Falls.

Skyforce staff and Skyleaders, along with representatives from other Sioux Falls sports teams, will greet customers and ask them for loose change in their pockets. Last year’s Raider’s of the Loose Change fundraiser raised over $5,000 and this year’s goal is $15,000.

Children's Miracle Network is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping children by raising funds and awareness for children’s hospitals across North America. Each year, these 170 non-profit hospitals care for millions of children. They are there 24 hours a day to help kids of every age and background to overcome every imaginable diagnosis.

Sanford Children’s Hospital joined the Children’s Miracle Network team in 1986, making it the exclusive CMN hospital in the region of eastern South Dakota, southwest Minnesota, northwest Iowa and northern Nebraska.

Every child is unique, every diagnosis is different and every situation is special. As a Children's Miracle Network hospital, Sanford Children’s Hospital stands dedicated to this ideal by providing premier medical assistance to all children. Through medical technology, child life services, direct child family assistance and more, 100 percent of funds raised stay here to help local children.

For more information, please call Children’s Miracle Network at Sanford Children’s Hospital at (605) 333-3232 or 1-800-699-7997

Season tickets are now on sale for the 2007-08 season. Discounts and benefits are also available for groups of 10 or more. The home opener is set for Saturday, Nov. 24 against the Tulsa 66ers. Single game tickets will go on sale in early November. For information please contact a Skyforce representative at (605) 332-0605.