As part of USA Weekend’s Make A Difference Day, the months of September and October LPRCEP will be running its 5th Annual Drive to Benefit the children of Pine Ridge Reservation. The link to the USA Weekend Event is HERE (USA Weekend) and the link to the Facebook Event is HERE (Facebook).
If you are in the NY area and want to take part in our local effort, please drop off items at the Scarsdale Congregational Church, Parish House Lobby (red brick building at corner of Heathcote and Post Roads) between NOW and October 20, 2012. We will be packing up all items on Sunday OCTOBER 14 and Saturday October 20, 2012 — please JOIN US!
ALSO, in the NY area, please SAVE THE DATE of Sunday, October 14, 2012 from 1-3 PM for a Community Awareness Event and Car Wash for Lakota Children, produced by the Scarsdale High School’s Pine Ridge Reservation Aid Club, the Scarsdale Congregational Church Youth Action Committee, and Scarsdale High School’s For Good Measure. There will be entertainment, bake sale, silent auction and opportunities to volunteer. Please join us!
|Together we can make a HUGE difference in the lives of children!|
FOR THOSE WHO ARE IN OTHER LOCATIONS:
Please start collecting new or barely used:
What can you do to organize?
Please sign up on the DaytaBank or Facebook Event (links above) and let us know what you are collecting, so that we can direct your donations to places that need the items.
LOCATION ONE -Items for Toddlers and Young Children
LOCATION TWO (Kindergarten through grade 12)
LOCATION THREE: Infant through Grade 8 (SEE BELOW)
Via US Postal Mail:
American Horse School
Attn: Jodi Richards
100 West Main Street
Allen, SD 57714
NEEDED: This is facility that serves 270 students ages 4 through 14. They also house a FACE program of 50 infants (0-age3) and and 15 preschoolers, 3-5 year olds.
Coats, boots, warm outerwear of all sizes all needed. Toys are needed for a Halloween Party, too!
ITEMS WILL BE DISTRIBUTED BY SCHOOL OFFICIALS DIRECTLY TO STUDENTS
LOCATION FOUR: Prenatal Center
Via US Postal Mail:
NEEDED: Infant through small children, coats, blankets, maternity clothing and warm outerwear; diapers and formula also needed
ITEMS WILL BE DISTRIBUTED TO CUSTOMERS OF THE CLINIC (and their families), THROUGH APPOINTMENTS SET UP BY THE MANAGEMENT.
+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++LOCATION FIVE: The Red Shirt School in Hermosa, SD has already received many items and we are waiting to hear what else they need for their children. Right now, they need toys for their Halloween party. Their address is:
Barbara Ice, Principal
Red Shirt School
HCR 83 Box 313
Hermosa, SD 57744
LEARN. CARE. ACT.