Pine Ridge Reservation is experiencing a prolonged heat wave right now and First Families Now has been inundated with requests from Lakota families for fans to help cool their homes. This need will extend throughout the summer months this year.
Please take a look at their wish list and let me know what you can help them with. Thanks so much for your support!
Needed/Donated as of 6/19/21:
Box Fans (Goal 25, 39 donated–Thank you. They can use lots more of these!)
High Air Volume Box Fans (Goal 25, 19 donated–Thank you! Need 6)
Oscillating Wall Fans (Goal 25, 3 donated–Thank you! Need 22)
12″ Tabletop Tower Fans (Goal 25, 14 donated–Thank you! Need 11)
12″ High Velocity Tabletop Fans (Goal 25, 10 donated–Thank you! Need 15)
16″ Pedestal Oscillating Fans (Goal 25, 24 donated–Thank you! Need 1)
32″ Oscillating Tower Fans (Need 25)
Also donated–Thank you!:
2 mini fans
1 40″ oscillating tower fan
Alice Phelps, Director
First Families Now
2900 BIA 27
Porcupine, SD 57772
*Please Note: Due to the volume of donations shipped to the reservations FoPRR cannot verify delivery of your boxes. If you are shipping from home and require confirmation of delivery, please purchase delivery confirmation from the post office or use your shipper’s tracking number.
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