April 28, 2014Dear Chris and Friends of Pine Ridge,We, LOWO staff, families and children extend our sincere appreciation for the Easter basket items and gifts. We are so very blessed to receive so many gifts for our children!Our prayers go out to our many friends who so generously contributed to creating a happy Easter celebration for the children served by LOWO. Thank you!Most Sincerely,Emily Iron Cloud-Koenen … [Read more...] about Thank Yous from LOWO Inc.
OST Child Protection Services
The OST Child Protection Services is the tribal child welfare agency on the Pine Ridge Reservation. The agency administers child and family services with an emphasis on abused and neglected children, including support services such as foster care placement, foster parent training and retention, support and maintenance, parenting training, family preservation and reunification services.
April 19, 2013Hi Chris & Friends of Pine Ridge,We, at LOWO, would like to express our gratitude on behalf of our Lakota children who received a gift of an Easter Basket, toys and other items. We continue to be amazed at the level of generosity displayed by the many donors who contributed to the Easter Drive.Easter Day was a beautiful day for many children who may not have otherwise received a gift. Blessings to … [Read more...] about Thank Yous from LOWO
August 22, 2012Friends of Pine Ridge Attn.: ChrisDear Friends of Pine Ridge:We, the administration and staff of Lakota Oyate Wakanyeja Owicakiyapi "LOWO" express our sincere gratitude for our many friends who contributed to the summer clothing drive. On behalf of the families and children who received the clothing we wish to thank you from the bottom of our hearts.We realize that there are many people who have good … [Read more...] about Thank Yous from LOWO Inc.
July 29, 2010Good morning, Chris;This e-mail is sent on behalf of Lakota Oyate Wakanyeja Owicakiyapi (LOWO) to express our deepest, heartfelt appreciation for the recent donation drives sponsored by Friends of Pine Ridge for toiletry and hygiene supplies and the drive for Back to School supplies for our Lakota children and families that LOWO is working with.Sometimes what may be seen as the smallest of items (a tube … [Read more...] about Thank Yous from LOWO
August 7, 2009Hi Chris;On behalf of Lakota Oyate Wakanyeja Owicakiyapi (LOWO), we would like to express our heartfelt thank you to the donors and yourself for the back to school drive that resulted in such a tremendous amount of backpacks and school supplies for the children that we serve.It has been so wonderful to have the generous donations from Friends of Pine Ridge that has helped to meet the needs of so many of … [Read more...] about Thank Yous from LOWO
December 12, 2008Hi Chris,Thank you so much for the notice of the pajamas donation for the children. This is absolutely awesome. We are working with so many more families this year than in previous years and the kindness and generosity of others has helped us tremendously in this work.We so much appreciate everything that your organization and individuals you work with have done for us over the last several years. We … [Read more...] about Thank You from LOWO Director
December 29, 2005Dear Chris and Friends of Pine Ridge Reservation,We, here at Lakota Oyate Wakanyeja Owicakiyapi Inc. would like to express our heartfelt gratitude for the Christmas gifts sent by our Friends of the Pine Ridge Reservation group. The time, energy and resources represented in your gifts are truly appreciated!As many of you know, our families experience daily survival challenges and often the Christmas … [Read more...] about Thanks Yous from LOWO