Running Strong’s Heat Match: Helping Families Stay Warm on Pine Ridge

On Monday, January 7 at around 8 a.m. the first residents of the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation were already lining up on the cold winter morning outside the Running Strong for American Indian Youth® field office, Tipi Waste Un Zanipi (Wellness Through a Good Home). They arrived for the opening of the first day of […]

A Day in the Life of Dave Lone Elk Part 2

Thursday, December 13, 2018 Dave and his family had spent several hours well into the night before sorting the boxes of toys, coats and boots into groups for boys and girls of all ages so that when a family showed up the next morning with a list of their children’s age and sex, his “helpers” […]

A Day In The Life Of Dave Lone Elk

December 12, 2018 December 12, 2018 was a busy day for Running Strong for American Indian Youth® Field Coordinator Dave Lone Elk and his father, Ken, on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. Already that week, Dave had unloaded a semi-tractor trailer full of toys for Christmas for hundreds of Pine Ridge kids at the Running […]