Darlene & Lynn Bettelyoun

HC 49 Box 500

Pine Ridge, SD 57770

  THE NEEDS OF OUR PEOPLE ARE MANY:

-Good clean used clothing and shoes

-Personal items (tooth paste, tooth brush, comb, brush, hair accessories, shampoo, conditioner, bath soap)

-Bath towels and washcloths

-Bedding (sheets and blankets)

-Dish soap

-Laundry soap

-Used furniture( dressers, beds chair and table, couch)

-Toilet paper

-School supplies (notebooks, pens, pencils, erasers, colored pencils, markers, rulers, glue sticks, pencil sharpeners, folders, crayons)

-Cooking skillets and pans

-Non-perishable foods

-Craft items

-We collect toys, coloring books, stuffed animals and anything that is approiate for children of K to 8th grade ages.  We save these items and give them away each Christmas to the children in the schools.

 -Help with propane (check or money order made out to Midwest Coop)

-Help with food ( Wal-Mart gift cards)

 As you can see the needs are many, but when you live on such a fixed income and barely have enough money to make ends meet, there is none left for the other things in life.  This is where our internet friends and we help out.