Tag Archives: Elders
Happy Holidays and Thank You!
PWNAâ€™s staff, Board of Directors and partners are aligned around a mission that respects the self-determined goals and rights of tribes, as we listen and learn about the solutions that are working in their communities.
On #GivingTuesday Support Healthy Holidays for the Homebound
As part of the Newman’s Own Foundation Challenge for Giving Tuesday, you can touch the lives of Native Americans in need through a donation to Partnership With Native Americans, and your gift will be matched dollar for dollar and used for healthy holidays for homebound Elders on the reservations.
American Indian Heritage Month: Celebrating Native Culture, Honoring Native History
Throughout American Indian Heritage Month, we invite you to expand your knowledge and appreciation through stories on Native culture, history, heritage and wisdom by visiting www.PWNA4hope.org.
Acts of Kindness That Impact Life on the Reservation
Look at ways we can inspire acts of kindness in others, and how those acts of kindness can also benefit the Native American reservations we serve.
Christmas on the Reservation
PWNA supports the Holiday season for our partners across the Southwest and Northern Plains reservations. This year, through PWNA Holiday Services, we are providing:
Disaster and Emergency Preparedness for Native Americans
Preparedness. It’s a word that comes up a lot this time of year, with Mother Nature bringing seasonal weather disasters like tornadoes and hurricanes – and soon enough, the chill of winter. Additionally, September is National Preparedness Month. The physical environment on the reservations we support is often harsh; giving rise to a wide range […]
Hypothermia and Frostbite
It’s January and the temperatures aren’t bad recently, about 30 degrees—but it can get below zero very quickly this time of year. The wind and the air temperature can plummet, especially at night, and make it difficult to stay warm… especially if you rely on propane for heating, or wood for heating. Many of us simply can turn […]
National Older Americans Month
President Obama issued a proclamation last week declaring May to be National Older American Month. The 2011 theme for this year’s celebration is “Older Americans: Connecting the Community” to acknowledge the important role older adults have in enhancing the quality and depth of community life for all people. At NRC this month we are celebrating […]