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Phone: 570-460-6567
PO Box 3209
Rapid City
South Dakota 57709
USA
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Target demographics: The 40,000 people on Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota.

Direct beneficiaries per year: 1500 per month in food program
20 children regularly in the safe house
150 homes heated through the wood program
700 children and elders served through the sponsorship program
500 people benefitted from the Okini program

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Geographic areas served: Pine Ridge Reservation, South Dakota

Programs: Sponsorship, food, heat, youth programs

Mission:
The ONE Spirit Mission is to assist the Lakota people in preserving and revitalizing the Lakota culture, language, and self-sufficiency while meeting the basic needs of Lakota families, children, and elders. We strive to cultivate an intercultural relationship that recognizes that we are all related and that American Indians are an equal and valued part of our society.
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Food delivered monthly to the homes of 1500 people on the reservation.
Lakota employed in wood and home repair programs supported by One Spirit.
Safe house built this year for youth.
Fundraising now for youth centers to be built in every area of the reservation.
700 children and elders in sponsorship program.

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08/12/14
One Spirit was brought to my attention through a blog I read, written by a young Lakota man. He recommended One Spirit as an upstanding organization that actually does what it says and impacts the lives of the people on the reservation. As I researched One Spirit myself and visited their website I ... more »
08/11/14
South Dakota reservations have the highest poverty level in the United States. It's shameful and unnecessary. I believe all people have the right to human dignity that includes a roof over your head and food on your table. One Spirit helps give dignity to the most impoverished yet honorable and ... more »
08/11/14
I have supported this group over the years because I know all of the contributions go to help the people. The volunteers are very dedicated people... more »
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