Sandy Lown

Executive Director

Passionate, caring and committed are just a few words to describe our Executive Director Sandy Lown. Just spend a few minutes with her and you’ll quickly realize the enthusiasm she has for serving the young women and babies living in the Sioux Falls area. Her 23 years of experience and leadership have been the driving force behind the success of the Teddy Bear Den.

Maddie Slenk

Community Health Worker

One of Maddie’s greatest strengths lies in her ability to build meaningful connections with community members.  Whether she is providing one-on-one support or attending educational workshops, Maddie approaches each interaction with empathy and understanding.  Her genuine concern for the well-being of others fosters trust and encourages individuals to take a proactive steps towards better health.


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