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Non-monetary needs to help Lakota youth

Non-Monetary needs to help Lakota youth

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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
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Urgent needs:

Liquid Hand Soap*
Body Wash*
Hair Shampoo & Conditioner
Body Lotion
(Unscented or can be used for both boys/girls)
Cough Drops
Cotton Balls
Boys Tennis Shoes (Sizes 4-7)
Girls Tennis Shoes (Sizes 1-6)
Bath towels

Beach towels
Queen size bedding
Twin bedding
Twin extra long bedding
Silverware (dessert spoons and forks)
Corelle plates of any size
Lip Balm
Hair Ties (ponytail holders)

*St. Joseph’s is no longer able to use bar soap due to health regulations.

Constant needs:

Twin & Queen size mattress pads
X-Long Twin Sheets
XL Twin mattress pads
Twin comforter sheets (extra long)
Sheets (queen size)
Ladies white ankle socks (sizes 9-11)
Sports bras
No show socks boys (all sizes)
No show socks ladies (all sizes)
Boys and girls jeans (sizes 8-16)
Boys boxers (all sizes)
Boys and girls pajama’s or lounge pants (size 12-20)
Boys and girls robes sizes (8-20)
Boys & girls tennis shoes (sizes 1-4)
Plus & husky jeans & tops (size 8-10)
Long athletic mesh shorts (all sizes)
Men's A shirts (all sizes)
Men's white t-shirts (S-XL)
Men's & women's mesh athletic shorts (all sizes)
Men's tennis shoes (sizes 5-up)
Bath towels
Beach towels
Dish towels
Dish cloths

All medical supplies
Gummy Vitamins
Nail clippers
Body wash
Dandruff shampoo
Body sponges/puffs
Vaseline Intensive Care lotion
Women's Deodorant
Facial tissue
Laundry detergent & dryer sheets
Shower liners
Clock radios
Phone cards
Low odor dry erase markers (Expo II)
Trash bags (33 gallon)
Sports bottles
Post-it notes
3 ring binders/trapper keepers
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