Fill a Christmas Food Box

Each Christmas the Crisis Intervention Shelter Service, Inc. (CISS) delivers food boxes to families in need. Each food box contains enough food to provide the family a special Christmas meal. Boxes are available for pick up at the CISS, 832 Sherman Street, Sturgis or you can fill any container and return to CISS.

For more information, call Tammie Brock at 605-347-0050

Hospice of the Hills Tree of Lights

Your gifts to the Hospice of the Hills will help support patient care through equipment purchases, patient and family care, grief counseling and many other programs.

If you would like to contribute to the Tree of Light, send donations to:

Regional Health Foundation
PO Box 6000,
Rapid City, SD 57709

For more information contact Barb Vargo at 605-755-7729 or Shawn Powers at 605-755-9193.

Christmas Nights of Lights – A Rapid City Tradition

Storybook Island is looking for your help with Christmas Nights of Light. Volunteers can assist in a variety of jobs, including selling cocoa, cookies, train tickets and or gift shop items. Volunteers may also take admission and keep a count of visitors.

Volunteers must be willing and able to count change, be trained to drive the train and follow rules set by Storybook Island Staff for each activity.

For more information, call Storybook Island  at 605-342-6357.

Childcare Volunteer Opportunity Working Against Violence, Inc. (WAVI)

WAVI is requesting volunteers to provide child care for clients attending their in-house support groups and education classes. Child care may also needed during a client’s meeting with a WAVI case manager. This opportunity requires a background check.

For more information, call 605-341-3292.

Working Against Violence, Inc. (WAVI)

Help Feed the Hungry

The Mobile Food Pantry, a collaborative between Feeding South Dakota and the General Beadle Community School, seeks five volunteers to help with the Mobile Food Pantry on Dec. 18, at the General Beadle Community School.   Volunteers will help with bagging and distributing food.

For more information, call Morgan at (605) 394-1841 or visit

The Humane Society of the Black Hills is Looking for Clerical Assistance

Do you like to work in an office? Are you good with customers? If the answer is yes, the Humane Society of the Black Hills could use your help in their Customer Service Department.

Community members call with questions and make frequent visits. Help is needed to greet customers and answer questions. Additionally, volunteers may be asked to stuff envelopes, make paper copies, etc.

For more information, call 605-394-4170

Come join the Party! A Goodwill Shoe & Mitten Party…

Volunteers are needed to assist with the Shoe & Mitten Party from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5, at the Goodwill Store, 611 Lindbergh Ave, Rapid City. Volunteers will guide children from station to station to pick up new hats, gloves, shoes and more. Shorter shifts are available. For more information, call (605) 737-3955.

REQUIREMENTS Age Minimum (with Adult) – 11, Minimum Age – 15