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Category Archives: Christmas Toy Drive

CRYP Seeks Volunteers to Help Bring Santa to Cheyenne River

CRYP Seeks Volunteers to Help Bring Santa to Cheyenne River

The Cheyenne River Youth Project announced today that it is seeking local community volunteers and long-term volunteers to help bring Santa Claus to more than 1,700 children on the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation through this year’s Wo Otúh’an Wi Toy Drive. In the next three weeks, CRYP staff and volunteers need to sort, wrap and… Continue Reading

CRYP Announces Special Holiday Happenings in December

CRYP Announces Special Holiday Happenings in December

With less than six weeks to go before Santa Claus arrives on South Dakota’s Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation, the Cheyenne River Youth Project has announced several important happenings on this year’s holiday calendar. These include holiday parties at the Cokata Wiconi (Center of Life) teen center and “The Main” youth center, a public Christmas Toy… Continue Reading

Discounted Family Services Memberships & Opportunity to Submit “Dear Santa” Letters Until Oct. 31

Discounted Family Services Memberships & Opportunity to Submit “Dear Santa” Letters Until Oct. 31

Less than a week remains in the Cheyenne River Youth Project’s 2019 Family Services membership drive. Until next Thursday, Oct. 31, Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation residents who begin or renew their Family Services memberships will receive a $5 discount off the annual membership fee—and have the opportunity to fill out “Dear Santa” letters for all… Continue Reading

Enter to Win an Authentic Lakota Star Quilt & Support the Wo Otúh’an Wi Toy Drive

Enter to Win an Authentic Lakota Star Quilt & Support the Wo Otúh’an Wi Toy Drive

The Cheyenne River Youth Project has announced the launch of its annual star quilt raffle, which will help support the nonprofit youth organization’s annual Wo Otúh’an Wi Toy Drive on South Dakota’s remote Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation. The toy drive, which is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, serves more than 1,700 children in 20… Continue Reading

CRYP Officially Launches 2019 Wo Otúh’an Wi Toy Drive

CRYP Officially Launches 2019 Wo Otúh’an Wi Toy Drive

 In just 12 weeks, the Cheyenne River Youth Project will bring Santa Claus to South Dakota’s Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation, where he will deliver thousands of personalized Christmas gifts to more than 1,500 children from 20 communities. Time is short for such a herculean undertaking, so in these early days of autumn, CRYP has officially… Continue Reading

Santa Claus Comes to a Record 1,700-Plus Children in This Year’s Christmas Toy Drive

Santa Claus Comes to a Record 1,700-Plus Children in This Year’s Christmas Toy Drive

It’s official: The Cheyenne River Youth Project served a record number of children in its 29th annual Christmas Toy Drive. The nonprofit, grassroots organization also has released touching photographs from this year’s drive. CRYP brought Santa Claus to more than 1,700 children across 20 reservation communities in 2018, a herculean task that was made possible… Continue Reading

CRYP Will Host Annual Youth & Teen Holiday Parties on Dec. 6-7

CRYP Will Host Annual Youth & Teen Holiday Parties on Dec. 6-7

The onset of December means two things for the Cheyenne River Youth Project. For one, the annual Christmas Toy Drive is moving into the home stretch, with donors and volunteers working long hours to ensure Santa Claus will visit more than 1,500 children across the Cheyenne River reservation. It also means it’s time to plan… Continue Reading

CRYP Unites Donors & Volunteers to Create Real-Life Santa’s Workshop

CRYP Unites Donors & Volunteers to Create Real-Life Santa’s Workshop

Christmas is just six weeks away, which means the Cheyenne River Youth Project is working hard to make sure Santa Claus will bring holiday cheer to more than 1,500 children on South Dakota’s remote, 2.8-million-acre Cheyenne River Lakota Nation. Staff members putting together the annual Santa’s Workshop at Cokata Wiconi (Center of Life) in Eagle… Continue Reading

Enter to Win a Lakota Star Quilt & Support Our Christmas Toy Drive!

Enter to Win a Lakota Star Quilt & Support Our Christmas Toy Drive!

Each year, to celebrate the spirit of the season and help raise funds to support its massive Christmas Toy Drive initiative in rural South Dakota, the Cheyenne River Youth Project in Eagle Butte hosts a star quilt raffle. This week, the nonprofit youth organization announced that tickets are are on sale for the 2018 raffle.… Continue Reading

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