Today Saturday September 20th, 2008 Can-Do will be at Crow Creek Indian Reservation in Fort Thompson, South Dakota participating in the “A Day of Dignity” project. This is the second year of this event. This was started to provide immediate aid and assistance to this impoverished Sioux tribal community of 2,800 people. These are a tribe that has been left behind with help and promises and they desperately need our support.

As of the year 2000 US cenus, Buffalo County was the nations poorest area and had more impoverished children than any other county in the US. Most of Buffalo County is made up of the Crow Creek Indian Reservation. The census showed an unemployment rate of 80%, with the average combined income of less than $10,000.00 per year. A great number of homes lack the basic needs such as kitchens, plumbing or telephones. It is common to have families of 18 people living in one home. It is NOT uncommon to have electricity shut off during the harshest months of winter, with the weather reaching well below zero, for months on end. Conditions that we hope to never see ourselves or our loved ones in. This community desperately needs our help. We have a list of items that are needed on our website under Crow Creek.

Can-Do is reaching out to our friends and supporters to donate to this very deserving and amazing cause. We count on our volunteers and donators to make these projects possible.

We will be broadcasting live through our website and encourage you to watch donations being put into action.

Thank you for your ongoing support and please help us with this amazing effort. Donations go directly to the people in need and as always we pride ourselves on 100% accountability.

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