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PWNA Will Distribute Food Boxes to Native Elders Through Support from the Mannette Bock Fund of the Hawaii Community Foundation
PWNA recently received a grant from the Mannette Bock Fund of the Hawai’i Community Foundation (HCF)… to assist Native American Elders living in under-resourced tribal communities.
Last year, Native communities came together… to address the most critical issues facing their communities… As we embark on 2021 together, we want to encourage you to add one resolution to your list: Be More #NativeAware.
November is American Indian Heritage Month and we’re honoring this month-long observance alongside the celebration of our 30th anniversary as a nonprofit championing hope for Native Americans.
PWNA was recently invited to participate in the United Nations Association’s (UNA) ‘Coffee Chat’ series to discuss the relationship between poverty, food sovereignty and education.
January brings renewed hope and an opportunity to positively impact those most in need. During Poverty Awareness Month, we are reminded of the current state of poverty in America – particularly for Native Americans.
Native Americans inspired modern-day democracy and built a pyramid larger than the Egyptian pyramids. To learn more, watch this PBS docuseries about the remarkable enduring civilizations of indigenous people pre-Columbus,
Partnership With Native Americans, with support from Newman’s Own Foundation, aids Native Americans in developing sustainable nutrition initiatives within their tribal communities, such as access to fresh food and training to prepare healthier meals.
The first gathering of the Native American Nutrition Cohort closed with a spirit of collaboration and shared purpose, in the hopes that our work together can lead to greater health impact, reduced food insecurity and stronger self-sufficiency in Native communities.
During Poverty Awareness Month, remember those in need but take action too. Poverty doesn’t only disrupt lives but creates inter-generational issues that perpetuate through families, which makes the work of Partnership With Native Americans incredibly important.
… the food pantry in Polson, Montana relies on support from PWNA during the holiday season, when they see a spike in the number of families needing food. In addition to food, PWNA’s holiday services also include thousands of gifts and stockings delivered to partners for distribution in Native communities.