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Helpline Center invites individuals and families to choose projects that interest them from the 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

 HAVE FUN – and don’t forget to share photos, tagging Helpline Center and using the hashtags #DIYVOLSD

Do It Yourself Volunteer Projects sponsors include: Avera, Black Hills Energy, CAPITAL Card Services, Larson Manufacturing, Lloyd Companies, MDU Resources Foundation, Monument Health, POET, Sanford Health, Scull Construction, SDSU Alumni Association, and Valero. 

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
Dog and Cat Toys
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 Smores Day Baskets
No Sew Fleece Blankets

Painted Rocks
Patient Care Kits
Pet Care Kit
Pet Toys

Plant a Garden
Self Care Kits
Shelter Wish List
Stay Warm Kit
Summer Fun Kit
Teacher  Care Kit
Teacher Thank You Care Pack

Tie Blanket
Winter Car Kits 
Veterans Care Cards
Veterans Movie Night Gift Pack

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