With inflation at its highest level in 40 years, everyone is struggling, including nonprofit organizations like ours — and especially vulnerable Native Americans who rely on us. Rising costs are making it harder for us to deliver lifesaving services.

Here’s what you need to know:

  • We’re facing a significant shortfall in the funds we needed to raise this year.
  • If we can’t raise enough funds before the year is up, there are services we simply won’t be able to deliver.
  • From providing healthy food and clean water for families to providing heating assistance for vulnerable Elders, we will not be able to help all who count on us to meet their critical needs.

Will you please help us close the funding gap by rushing a gift today? We cannot continue our urgent work for Native Americans without you.


Northern Plains Reservation Aid™

90,000 Native Americans are homeless or live in unsafe and sub-standard housing, and 23 percent of Native families live with low food security.

The Northern Plains Reservation Aid™ (NPRA) Program provides food, water, health products and emergency relief services for Native American Elders, families and children in need living on reservations in the Northern Plains.


Did you know you can have an impact on Native American communities without it costing you anything during your lifetime? Learn more about Planned Giving

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Support Native Elders, children, and families on a monthly basis and receive a dreamcatcher as a reminder of your commitment!
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A photo of Laura, in her mask

Our Program Information Coordinator shows what it's like behind the scenes of a NPRA COVID-19 Emergency delivery.

A photo of Marvine

Marvine, an Elder herself, shares what it's like getting food to Elders on the reservation during COVID-19.

A Photo of Breakfast-in-a-bag items

Mavis, 75 from the Rosebud Reservation and a BNB recipient, shares her Hamburger Soup recipe.

Featured Service

Reservations on the Northern Plains can be bitterly cold and biting winds regularly gust up to 50 mph. Under such conditions, exposed flesh can freeze in less than a minute.

When money for fuel has run out, residents have been known to burn clothing or furniture, or hang blankets at the door and stay in one room, in anxious attempts to stay warm.

Or they may have to make the difficult choice of buying winter fuel or food.

Give the Gift of Heat

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Myths abound about Native Americans. Do you know the facts? Download this infographic to learn more and share.


Our Mission: Serving immediate needs. Supporting long-term solutions.
Our Vision: Strong, self-sufficient Native American communities.

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