Non-monetary needs to help Lakota youth
"You are our heroes because you give us supplies, materials, food and a home to stay in."
Many friends ask how they can help Native American children in need in ways other than monetary donations.
The following is a list of items always put to good use in caring for our Lakota (Sioux) boys and girls.
Please be sure to include your name and mailing address in all packages sent to St. Joseph's Indian School.
(We will notify you of your package's arrival by mail. Please allow 4 to 6 weeks for processing.)
UPS Shipping Address:
St. Joseph's Indian School
220 N Main St
Chamberlain, South Dakota 57325
Print Shipping Labels
High Priority Needs:
Pilamaya — thank you — for your kindness! We've been blessed to receive a surplus of cough drops,
lip balm, and hydrocortisone cream.
Athlete foot powder
Head & Shoulders dandruff shampoo
Liquid Hand Soap*
Body Wash* (Both men's and woman's)
Unscented Body Lotion (boys or girls can use)
Long athletic shorts (all sizes)
All Bedding in Queen, Twin XL, and Twin
3 inch ace wraps
Silverware (dessert spoons and forks)
Tennis Shoes (Sizes 1-7)
All types of children clothing (8-20)
Dry Erase Markers
Post-it sticky notes
Calculators (basic and scientific)
*St. Joseph’s is no longer able to use bar soap due to health regulations.
Mattress pads (Queen, Twin, Twin XL)
Sheets (Queen, Twin XL)
Comforter/blanket (Queen, Twin, Twin XL)
Dish towels and cloths
All medical supplies
Hair Ponytail holders
ALL types of children clothing (8-20½)
All white undershirts (all sizes)
Long Athletic shorts (All sizes)
Tennis shoes (1-7)
Boy’s boxers (all sizes)
Bath robes (all sizes)
3-ring binders/Trapper Keepers
Dry Erase markers (low odor)
Socks (all sizes and colors)
Other non-monetary ways to give.