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Partnership With Native Americans - Building Strong, Self-Sufficient Native American Communities
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“Strong, self-sufficient Native American communities.”

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The Programs
Program Links: AIEF | AIRC | CIN | SWIRC | SNRF | NRF | NAA | ROAR


Southwest Indian Relief Council
Southwest Indian Relief Council
Mail to:

PO Box 16777
Mesa, AZ 85211
phone (800) 228-0124

info@swirc.org
http://www.swirc.org/
 
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...SWIRC made her Thanksgiving Day a day to remember for many years.
"...SWIRC made her Thanksgiving Day a day to remember for many years."

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SWIRC services lessen the need on poverty-stricken reservations in six Southwestern states: Arizona, New Mexico, Utah, western Colorado, eastern California, and parts of Oklahoma.

Working through established reservation programs, Southwest Indian Relief Council (SWIRC) programming includes life-sustaining products that are always needed.

  • Food for the Elderly
  • Winter fuel (in the form of wood, coal, propane, or electric heat)
  • Health products (to promote preventative care and offset limited access to clinics)
  • Shoes and clothing (for families and communities)


SWIRC services also include opportunities for healthy human participation:

  • Community Walks with incentives (to offset diabetes and promote healthy lifestyles)
  • Sewing circles (where Elders can visit and make real quilts for those in need)
  • Thanksgiving meals (to promote community in what might be a time of despair)
  • Christmas gifts and meals (for those who might otherwise be forgotten)

The diabetes rate on the Navajo Reservation is 4 times higher than in the U.S.
Promoting community walks, and walking daily, help control diabetes.
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Supports Indian education by providing students with scholarships and the tools to learn.
> learn more
> view AIEF website
AIRC logo for NRC site Provides a broad scope of relief efforts in South Dakota, North Dakota, Montana, Wyoming, Nebraska, and Idaho.
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> view AIRC website
rt_prog_CINnew.gif Provides food and other services in Arizona, New Mexico, and Utah.
> learn more
> view CIN website
Provides a broad scope of services on reservations in the Southwest.
> learn more
> view SWIRC website
Brings nutritional support to Sioux Elders who suffer from dietary and vitamin deficiencies.
> learn more
> view SNRF website
Primarily serves communities on the largest of all Indian Reservations in the United States, the Navajo.
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> view NRF website
Assists needy children, adults, and Elders on reservations in the Plains.
> learn more
> view NAA website
ROAR Assists struggling animals and the people on the reservations who care for them.
> learn more
> view ROAR website
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