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MMIP-Billings Fundraiser

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Missing & Murdered Indigenous Peoples-Billings (MMIP-Billings) was formed in 2019 in response to the MMIP Crisis. It is a volunteer Indigenous-led community initiative which works to locate missing people, support death investigations, raise awareness for missing & murdered people, provides community education, and cross-cultural consulting services.

This initiative has been out-of-pocket, donation, and fundraiser led. In the interest of giving people the opportunity to get involved with our work, this GoFundMe option has been set up.

Some of our costs include:

  • Educational Materials Production
  • Printing
  • Justice Vigil/Walk/Run Supplies EG. Vigil Candles, Poster Boards, Markers, Fees
  • Vendor/Permit Fees
  • Drum Honorariums
  • Giveaway Gifts
  • Search & Rescue Funding EG. Port-A-Potties, hand warmers, food, coffee
  • Feed/Dinner Food Costs
  • Burial Donations
  • Room Rental Fees
  • Tech Gear EG. camera, computer/laptop, mic
  • Accountant Fees
  • Online Platform Fees EG. Zoom, Canva, Facebook, Website

MMIP-Billings Current Projects

MMIP Victim Master List Updating
  • Crow and Northern Cheyenne list of victims and their narratives.
Big Horn SAR School Safety Presentations
  • Teaching Students in Reservation Schools about Internet Safety, Stranger Danger, Buddy System, Human Sex Trafficking, Dating Violence
Trans Doe Task Force
  • Partnering to provide Two Spirit Training and assistance in Two Spirit MMIP Cases
All American Indian Shootout Dec 8, 9, 10 2022 Red Dress Special
  • Awareness Event to Honor MMIP Victims
State Legislative 2023 MMIW Bill Package Details
  • LC343 Revise & Extend Missing Indigenous Persons Task Force
  • LC361 Resolution Urging Congress to Fully Fund Law Enforcement in Indian Country
  • LC 362 Establish Missing Persons Response Team Training Program
  • LC363 Request Interim Study on Missing Youth
MMIP Coalition Development
  • Organizing communities to support tribal, local, state, and federal legislative actions.

MMIP-Billings Future Projects

  • Podcast-MMIP-Billings Interview- March 9, 2023
  • May 5, 2023 MMIW Day Event-Billings

MMIP Vigil
Justice Walk
MMIP March

Any and all donations will be used to continue valuable and necessary missing and murdered Indigenous peoples work in Billings and the surrounding region. Thank you for your time and consideration! A'ho!


Charlene Sleeper
Billings Metropolitan Area, MT

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