Food For Thought

Food For Thought

  • The FDPIR food package dates back several decades to the 1960’s.
  • FDPIR serves nearly 90,000 participants monthly through tribal administered programs for 276 tribes.
  • The FDPIR food package contains traditional Native foods.
  • The FDPIR food program provides one of the most comprehensive and nutritious government food programs.
  • 1 in 4 Native Americans experiences food insecurity.
  • Native American families are 400% more likely to report food insecurity.

How Can You Help?

The NFNRA asks for you to invest in our mission to fight hunger in our Native communities. Your support helps us:

  • Secure the most nutritious governmental food package that the USDA has to offer.
  • Support the continued efforts of advocacy for healthier Native communities.
  • Defeat hunger and achieve food security.
  • Build sustainable food economies for Native and non-Native communities.
  • Combat the disproportional disparities of food insecurity among Native people and eliminate the compound effect that escalates the major health risks of diabetes, obesity, heart disease, mental health and suicide.