Running Strong helps strengthen American Indian communities across the nation. With a focus on serving American Indian youth, we tackle complex challenges that stem from years of oppression and poverty.
Running Strong’s program involvement reaches far and wide. With our longstanding partnerships in Indian Country, we work to create sustainable change in Native communities. . We implement our own programs but we also support independent groups who align with our mission, such as nonprofits, community centers, and grassroots projects.
Running Strong is working to connect running water to families in Pine Ridge and the District 11 communities of the Navajo Nation.
Organic Gardens and Food
Running Strong’s organic gardens and food programs bring nutritious meals as well as fruits and vegetables to poverty stricken, remote parts of Indian Country.
Safe and Warm homes
Running Strong helps American Indian families acquire safe housing in overcrowded and underserved areas.
Running Strong helps American Indians meet their basic needs by providing essential items like new coats, hygiene kits, blankets and shoes.
Culture and Language
Running Strong helps Indian Nations preserve their traditional language and culture for future generations.
Running Strong is giving away ten $10,000 grants every year to jumpstart the dreams of American Indian youth.
Running Strong is creating a new generation of American Indian leaders who demonstrate healthy lifestyles and confidence in their heritage.