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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.
“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.
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.