Donations to Partnership With Native Americans Signify Hope for Tribal Communities
June 17, 2020
ADDISON, Texas, June 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Partnership With Native Americans (PWNA) is recognizing several charities, organizations and individuals who've donated more than $4 million toward COVID-19 relief efforts for Native Americans tribes. The coronavirus pandemic has overwhelmed Indian Country and the combined monetary and in-kind donations help ensure PWNA continues to provide immediate relief to communities in need of critical supplies.
Coronavirus risk is higher for Native Americans – especially on remote reservations where overcrowded housing makes social distancing less feasible. Many Native American communities lack adequate health care and regularly face shortages of food, water and other supplies that are vital to sheltering at home to minimize the spread of the virus.
Several major donors have responded to this humanitarian emergency with generous contributions to PWNA: