Lakota Childrens Enrichment Inc

A nonprofit organization

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We EMPOWER youth on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota, home to the Oglala Lakota tribe. 

WHY YOU should CARE about this CAUSE:

  • Mail is not delivered to residences;
  • Internet access is not affordable by many;
  • Clean water is not avaialble to many;
  • Indoor plumbing is not available to many - families share outhouses;
  • Drop out rates are as high as 70%;
  • Suicides, diabetes and alcoholism are epidemics;
  • Pine Ridge is a community located in the USA -- the richest nation in the world.

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WHAT WE HAVE DONE/DELIVERED TO THE RESERVATION

  • We run Youth Summits, with the help of our Youth Advisory Board, a goup of motivated teens in the community. Summits unite youth who want to improve their communities continue in education and inspire change;
  • An annual Writing and Art Challenge that encourages literacy and helps youth use their voices to be heard and to inspire change;
  • We've delivered over $300,000 in essential supplies for children, families and schools;
  • With the help of our Youth Board, we run Annual children's Holiday Parties;
  • We've delivered over 18,000 books to schools and community groups;
  • We provide music and art equipment to schools;
  • We support a girl's math and culture camp;
  • We provide schools with proper running shoes and sports equipment so their chidlren can participate in sports. 
  • Our Youth Board members earned FOUR national awards in 2013-14
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WHY GIVE:

Your money will allow us to further develop programs, to reach a greater audience and to meet the needs of children and the community in new ways. 

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PLEASE TAKE ACTION: SHOW YOUR SUPPORT FOR LAKOTA CHILDREN! Every small contribution adds up!

Lakota Children's Enrichment, Inc., formerly known as Lakota Pine Ridge Children's Enrichment Project, Ltd. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation.

Organization Information

Name

Lakota Childrens Enrichment Inc

Employer id number (ein)

26-4258236

Address

14 EDGEWOOD RD
SCARSDALE, NY 10583