PWNA Has Been Serving Native Americans For Nearly 25 Years

Southwest Reservation Aid™

Up to 43 percent of Native American children live in poverty and 29 percent of employed Native Americans live below poverty level.

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


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Sheep from the Rough Rock community of the Navajo Nation

Regina, a community health worker, answers our questions about COVID-19 and the urgent need for water in the Rough Rock community.

photo of Lorraine and a Native Elder

Lorraine, our Program Partner and the Cove Chapter House manager, came through for the Elders in her community to make sure they were covered under the Winter Fuel service.

A photo of Southwest Native Elders

Food partners have gone from cooks to essential personnel keeping Elders nourished throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

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While many people associate heat and arid desert with the Southwest, winters are actually a challenging and dangerous time for many Native American Elders and families in this region.

When resources are stretched to their limit, the need for winter fuel is very real and adds an extra burden on these families.

Warmth is critical when temperatures drop below freezing.

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