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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

The 2018 Christmas Toy Drive is Officially Under Way

The 2018 Christmas Toy Drive is Officially Under Way

For most people, October means fall decorations, carving pumpkins and planning costumes. At the Cheyenne River Youth Project, however, October means Christmas.  CRYP has officially launched its 2018 Christmas Toy Drive, which serves more than 1,500 children in 20 communities across South Dakota’s remote, 2.8-million-acre Cheyenne River Lakota Nation. The grassroots, nonprofit youth organization is… Continue Reading

CRYP Gives School Supplies to More Than 600 Children

CRYP Gives School Supplies to More Than 600 Children

This year, CRYP was able to give school supplies to more than 600 children through its annual School Supplies Drive. The kids and their families received those supplies—as well as books, fleeces, shoes, soap and dental kits—during an official distribution event on Thursday, Aug. 16 in the youth project’s Cokata Wiconi (Center of Life) gymnasium.… Continue Reading

Band Raises Funds for CRYP in Annual “Law Rocks Washington D.C.”

Band Raises Funds for CRYP in Annual “Law Rocks Washington D.C.”

CRYP has been chosen as one of the beneficiaries of the annual Law Rocks event in Washington D.C. The city’s legal community will hold its fourth epic battle-of-the-bands for charity at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 13 at the 9:30 Club. All performers in Law Rocks Washington D.C. are legal professionals turned rockstars, with each… Continue Reading

CRYP Launches Dress Drive, Begins Preparations for 2018 Passion for Fashion Event

CRYP Launches Dress Drive, Begins Preparations for 2018 Passion for Fashion Event

When the movie “Wonder Woman’ premiered last year, girls of all ages promptly made the title character their new hero. Most critics applauded the movie as well, with USA Today noting, “(Diana) didn’t grow up in a world that told her she couldn’t do things because she was a woman. She simply does what she… Continue Reading

2018 Passion for Fashion: How You Can Help

2018 Passion for Fashion: How You Can Help

If you would like to support the Cheyenne River Youth Project’s 2018 Dress Drive for Passion for Fashion, please considering contributing any of the following: -New/Gently Used Formal Dresses (Sizes 4-26, especially sizes 16-26) -Dress Accessories (Examples: Purses, Wraps, Scarves) -Formal Shoes (especially sizes 9-12) -Jewelry -Hair Accessories & Care Products -Facial, Manicure and Pedicure… Continue Reading

2017 Christmas Toy Drive Brought Santa to More than 1,500 Children

2017 Christmas Toy Drive Brought Santa to More than 1,500 Children

Once again, the Cheyenne River Youth Project’s small staff, dedicated band of volunteers, and wide range of generous donors brought Santa Claus to South Dakota’s Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation. And, they managed to top last year by serving an additional 200-plus children. According to Julie Garreau, CRYP’s executive director, this year’s Christmas Toy Drive served… Continue Reading

CRYP Will Host Christmas Parties for Youth on Dec. 7-8

CRYP Will Host Christmas Parties for Youth on Dec. 7-8

This week, the Cheyenne River Youth Project will host its annual Christmas parties at The Main youth center and the Cokata Wiconi (Center of Life) teen center in Eagle Butte, South Dakota. Children ages 4 to 12 are welcome to attend festivities at The Main from 4 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 7, and… Continue Reading

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