Cheyenne River Youth Project

Monthly Archives: January 2013

Charging into 2013 with a strategic plan, new development director and more

This year, we’ll celebrate the 25th anniversary of The Cheyenne River Youth Project. The quarter-century mark is not only a celebration of what a community can do for itself, but also major milestone on the way to an even brighter future. “It’s not common for a community-based not-for-profit to last this long, and to be… Continue Reading

It’s raffle time: Lakota star quilt up for grabs

Those seeking a truly one-of-a-kind gift for loved ones have a unique opportunity this winter. We recently launched our 2013 Winter Star Quilt Raffle, giving members of the public a chance to win the distinctive, queen-size “Winter on the Plains” Lakota star quilt. The blue, brown and turquoise quilt is hand-crafted by Bonnie LeBeau, an… Continue Reading

Passion for Fashion prep under way, event set for March 9

For most people, when they think of their teenage years, the memories are filled with excitement, laughter and carefree fun. For many teens on our remote reservation, however, that fun and frivolity is in short supply. Young people have to grow up fast on Cheyenne River, where unemployment hovers around 75 percent. There’s little money… Continue Reading

Christmas toy drive serves 1,200 children, 20 communities

We were once again able to bring hope, joy and more than a little magic to the children on the Cheyenne River reservation during the 2012 holiday season. Thanks to the steadfast, generous support of these invaluable partners, not to mention the hard work and dedication of a small army of volunteers, CRYP’s 2012 Christmas… Continue Reading

Reflections on 2012: A year of growth, learning and memories

With the new year just a week old, our staff and long-term volunteers are already busy with January programming, filling the weekly schedules at the Cokata Wiconi teen center and The Main youth center with exciting, fun and educational activities for the young people flooding through the doors after the long holiday break. But we’re… Continue Reading




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