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Helpline Center Volunteer Connections program has created Do-It-Yourself Volunteer Projects that are perfect to do at home or with a small group. Helpline Center invites individuals and families to choose projects that interest them from our list below. Once completed, the projects can be dropped off or mailed to area nonprofits. If you need information on what agencies will accept the projects, please contact the Helpline Center by calling 211 or email

Volunteer NOW sponsors include: Avera, CAPITAL Services, Lloyd Companies, POET, Sanford Health, Sturgis Rally Charities Foundation. 

July’s Featured Project

Note: Any of the DIY Projects can be completed and donated at any time.

Back to School Backpacks
Baked Goods
Birthday in a Bag
Book Drive
Chemo/Dialysis Care Kits
Child Care Wish List
COVID-19 Care Kit
Create a Placemat
Diaper Drive

Edible Play Dough Kit
Elder Senior Care Kit
Fabric Face Masks

Feminine Hygiene Kits
First Aid Kit
Homeless Care Packages
Homemade Cards
Hospital Coloring Bags

Hygiene Kits (Male and Female)
Immigrant Family Welcome Pack
Kids Lunch Box
Kids Summer Fun Pack

Kids Monster Craft Kit
Laundry Kit

Litter Clean-up
Mental Health Kit

Military Care Kit
Mommy Survival Kits
National S’mores Day Baskets
Painted Rocks
Patient Care Kits
Pet Care Kit
Pet Toys

Plant a Garden
Self Care Kits
Shelter Wish List
Stay Warm Kit
Teacher Care Kit
Tie Blanket
Trauma Kit

Veterans Care Cards
Veterans Movie Night Gift Pack
Winter Car Kits 

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