Category Archives: Humanitarian

National Preparedness Month & Disaster Relief

As a first responder for the reservations, PWNA meets the unexpected year-round. PWNA relies on individual donors as well as bulk donations of in-kind products to provide emergency relief and other emergency supplies and services in need by the tribes.

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Easing the Housing Crisis on Native American Reservations

PWNA and its SWRA program provide home repair and home improvement for Native American Elders and their families.

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Walmart Foundation Grant

The support of the Walmart Foundation ensures that PWNA will continue to have an impact in remote Native American communities around the country.

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HUD’s mission is “to ensure that all Americans have access to safe and affordable housing… there is also “special responsibility” to Native Americans “who govern themselves on their tribal lands” and preserve their heritage and culture.”

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Sharing the Love for Reservation Animals in Need

Many animals may have been born as strays on the reservations. Other times, animals are left on the side of the road in Native communities by individuals living off-reservation, a practice commonly referred to as “animal dumping.”

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PWNA Annual Report Summary

PWNA’s support aims at immediate needs and long-term solutions, addressing nutrition, education, health and holiday support, emergency services and animal welfare. Read the full annual report and check out the back page to learn about our cover art.

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Evaluating Charities in the Age of Online Ratings

Many donors do not realize there is no shortcut for making wise giving choices. Certainly, there are numerous online rating systems that donors can turn to for quick information, but here’s the problem: many donors are unaware that there is no one standard for charity evaluation.

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Can I Visit the Reservations

Summer is a good time to re-run our tips on visiting the reservations and share some general etiquette and protocol, the most basic of them being to exercise common courtesy.

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Back to School

The 2017 Backpack Drive begins July 17, sponsored by PWNA and AIEF, and is an opportunity to support K-12 Native students and ensure a positive start to the new school year.

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