Giving Tuesday

Save the Date for #GivingTuesday, November 27 On Tuesday, November 27, 2018, people around the world will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity through giving. It’s a simple idea, really. #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving that brings individuals together to make big change. Following Thanksgiving and the widely recognized shopping… Read More

Lakota Recipes

Lakota Recipes Lakota Fry Bread Ingredients: 1/4 cup sugar 3 teaspoons baking powder 2 cups flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup water (or just enough to make a soft dough) Oil for frying Mix all the dry ingredients together. Add water, mixing carefully. Divide the dough into four pieces and pat each into a round,… Read More

Looking for tax information?

Looking for tax information? Wóphila Tȟáŋka — many thanks — for your generosity! Have you started gathering your tax information? With the New Year upon us, we are beginning to prepare tax statements, which will be mailed out in February 2021. St. Joseph’s Indian School is a federally recognized 501(c) 3 organization, so donations to… Read More

Will my gift really make a difference?

Will my gift really make a difference? With hardships like poverty, suicide, violence and diabetes facing the Native American people of South Dakota, you may find yourself asking ‘can my $20.00 really make a difference?’ YES! In fact, the Title 1 program at St. Joseph’s Elementary School is the only program at St. Joseph’s that… Read More

Make the most of your gift for the Lakota (Sioux) children!

Make the most of your gift for the Lakota (Sioux) children! Q: How can you make your gift to the Lakota boys and girls go even farther? A: Many companies match their employee’s charitable gifts. Does yours? Keep reading! Thanks to you, St. Joseph’s is able to provide a safe, loving home-away-from-home for Native American… Read More

Children of the Plains

20/20’s Diane Sawyer visited the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota to film Hidden America — Children of the Plains and uncovered the harsh reality of life for Native American children. Read More

Life On Indian Reservations Today

In some reservation communities, pervasive poverty means that innocent Native American children have to fight for survival. From one day to the next, they might not know where they will sleep, if they will eat or who will take care of them. Read More