Tag Archives: Back to school

Back to School with TOMS and Bombas

For 2018, families will spend an average $684.79 on school supplies, backpacks, clothing and other back to school items for each child. The realization of this expense for even one student makes the school supplies provided by PWNA and its American Indian Education Fund (AIEF) program all the more imperative for children on the reservations.

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2018 Backpack Drive – Providing School Supplies and Hope to Native Students

Today, 35 percent of Native American children live below the poverty line, making it almost impossible for their families to shoulder the financial investment of back-to-school season. As a parent, what would you do when facing a choice between food and pencils? Backpacks or shoes?

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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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Giving Back-to-School Hope for Students

“The first day of school is a milestone event for students, and shouldn’t be tarnished by a lack of supplies,” as PWNA President//CEO Robbi Rice Dietrich shared.

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2016 Backpack Drive: Setting Native American Students Up For Success

The 2016 Backpack Drive, sponsored by Partnership With Native Americans and the American Indian Education Fund, aids students in need in remote tribal communities, where shopping for back to school supplies isn’t as simple as checking off a list.

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What “Back to School” Means on the Reservation

Having the proper school supplies equips all students with the necessary confidence to succeed and embrace education. PWNA provides different supplies for each grade level…

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