COVID-19 has a magnified impact on Indian Country

Every day, there is a shortage of healthy food, safe drinking water, healthcare and stores in remote reservation communities — and now more than ever with COVID-19. Elders who need to shop are finding the shelves empty and many Elders and families have “stay at home” orders.

More and more tribes have travel restrictions in place, such as Rosebud, Pine Ridge, Cheyenne River, Northern Cheyenne and Navajo to name a few. Yet, the tribes we serve are allowing PWNA to continue its critical deliveries as an essential service and first responder for the reservations — even the tribes with travel restrictions.

PWNA is responding daily to a high volume of requests from our reservation partners, who are requesting food, water, toilet paper, sanitizer and other essentials to weather the coronavirus pandemic. PWNA drivers are working the maximum hours allowed by DOT (Dept. of Transportation) to ensure vital supplies get to those in need on the reservations. But so many orders are going out that our warehouses are running low and we need your help to replenish! Please donate today.


PWNA Has Been Serving Native Americans For 30 Years.

Why It Matters

About 90,000 American Indian families are homeless or under-housed. Only 13% of American Indians have a college degree. Reservation jobs are limited. American Indians have the highest food insecurity in the U.S.

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How To Help

Donations from people like you allow us to work with hundreds of reservation program partners to provide vital support to thousands of Native American Elders, families and children each year.

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PWNA Impact Outcomes

Native people are served annually
PWNA works with hundreds of tribal communities