Category Archives: Emergency Services

Giving Back: How to Change Native Lives on Reservations

How can we all meaningfully impact the lives of Native Americans living on reservations? While it may seem daunting to unpack decades of systemic injustices, the first step is to become more NativeAware®. Earlier this month, I had the opportunity to dive into this topic with Meaningful Influence Lifestyles Magazine (issue 309). Lifestyles is a […]

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Emergency Preparedness: We Are Doing This to Make Our Tribe Stronger

Disasters like those recently in Turkey have an impact, but climate change is reshaping reservation communities and displacing whole tribes.

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NativeAware Beyond the Giving Season

While we have turned the corner of the giving season, that time of year when many Americans consider charitable commitments, support is still needed across Indian Country.

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Summer Care Packages Help Native Elders Combat Harsh Southwest Realities

Filled to the brim with necessities like first aid supplies, personal care items, baby supplies, batteries, water and nonperishable food, PWNA’s Summer Care Packages can be a lifeline for Native American Elders.

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Answering the Call When Disaster Strikes on the Reservations

…having our warehouses stocked and ready is crucial as a first responder for the reservations, but we need your help to do this. A donation ahead of time can make all the difference when the next disaster strikes.

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Your Gift of Winter Fuel Can Save a Life

While the New Year brings a chance to make changes in our lives, many in the Native community are still facing difficult choices – and a difficult winter. The long winters in the Northern Plains can dip to below zero temperatures and bitter cold can persist for 3 months of longer.   Against incredible odds, […]

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Indigenous Impact Challenge: Year-End Giving

Thanks to a special group of generous PWNA benefactors, every gift to honor and help Native Americans by Dec. 31 will be matched dollar-for-dollar up to $50,000. This means that your donation will make twice the difference if you act this year.

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Giving Tuesday: Give the Gift of Winter Warmth

These blankets, coats, scarves and gloves can literally save lives. #GivingTuesday is the perfect opportunity to show your generosity and care for our First Americans..

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Caring for Native Elders During Summer Fires, Storms, Heat & Outages

…PWNA aids Elders by distributing summer care packages that are often sponsored by individual donors. These emergency care packages… help Elders when the inevitable fire, storm or extreme heat wave strikes.

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A Look at the Impact of COVID-19 on the Navajo Nation

Several factors explain why the Navajo Nation is experiencing such a rapid spread of positive COVID-19 cases.

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