Why Others Support SJIS

We are ever grateful for the wačháŋtognakagenerosity — of donors like you who help educate Lakota children and their families for life. See the positive impact you can make — now and for years to come — when you include St. Joseph's Indian School in your estate plan.

Students Make a Difference by Serving Others

Students helping seniors make dream catchers

Young boys and girls today are destined to change the world. In large and small ways, they will impact the future for themselves and others. Because of you, students at St. Joseph's Indian School are escaping the cycle of poverty and growing into the productive citizens and caring leaders of tomorrow. Read More

Students Find Comfort in Furry Friends

Kids with dogs

Homes are always happier when one of the members of the family walks on four legs, right? We sure think so! With help from supporters like you, St. Joseph's is proud to have the Houseparents and Pets In (HAPI) Homes program on campus. Read More

An Education Focused on Mind, Body, Heart and Spirit

In 2018, we launched a new program for students called Coordinated Approach to Child Health (CATCH), part of a nationwide effort to combat childhood obesity and teach students healthy lifestyles. The kindness and generosity of supporters like you is what makes programs like CATCH possible. Read More

Excellence Beyond the Classroom

Pfc. Martina Hawk

Pfc. Martina Hawk, an alumna of St. Joseph's Indian School's graduating class of 2016, was recently awarded the Army Achievement Medal. Your support of St. Joseph's Indian School is what makes the success of students like Martina possible. Read More

Life After St. Joseph's Indian School

What will I do after graduation? Where will I go? Who will I become? These introspective questions have been known to cause anxiety in the lives of many young adults facing the monumental step of high school graduation. Philámayayethank you — for walking alongside us as we encourage our students to find their inner fire and pursue what makes it burn brightest. Read More

Serving the Whole Family

Staff quickly noticed that first-grader Dana had severe speaking difficulties and was nearly impossible to understand. As soon as she arrived, St. Joseph's began wrapping services around Dana to get her the best care possible. Kȟoláfriends — like you make it possible for children like Dana to receive the counseling, therapy and support they need. Read More

Children Worth Fighting For

Kids swinging on a tire swing

Growing up, twins Ethan and Eli showed extreme athleticism in the boxing ring, so much so their educations were often neglected. However, instead of giving up, St. Joseph's staff decided to fight FOR the boys — not against them. You may not ever meet the students your gift helps, but never doubt the difference your support makes in the lives of Lakota children like Eli and Ethan. Read More

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