Cheyenne River Youth Project

Monthly Archives: December 2014

December Partner of the Month: Running Strong for American Indian Youth

For many years, CRYP and Alexandria-based Running Strong for American Indian Youth® have worked together to provide valuable programs and services on the remote Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation. We’d like to take this opportunity to recognize Running Strong as our December Partner of the Month. Each year, this partnership with Running Strong successfully serves our… Continue Reading

Eight Students Graduate from Main University This Fall

Earlier this month, CRYP held a special graduation ceremony for the eight youngsters who completed Main University’s fall semester. Held on Tuesday, December 2, the festivities included commencement exercises and a hearty meal for students and their families. Twenty children participated in Main University, which kicked off its fall semester on November 3. Participants who… Continue Reading

300 “Dear Santa” Letters Remain to be Adopted!

Christmas is a little more than two weeks away, which means CRYP staff and volunteers are in the home stretch for the 2014 Christmas Toy Drive. It’s not too late to help: The 26-year-old, not-for-profit youth organization is reporting that approximately 300 “Dear Santa” letters remain to be adopted so it can meet its goal… Continue Reading

CRYP Welcomes 73 Guests to Annual “Thanks For Kids” Dinner

CRYP welcomed 73 members of the Cheyenne River community to its annual “Thanks for Kids” celebration and dinner. The festivities took place on Tuesday, November 25 at the Cokata Wiconi teen center. A visiting volunteer group from Wisconsin’s Marquette University High School prepared the traditional, homemade, holiday-inspired meal. Much of the fresh produce came directly… Continue Reading




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