‘Everyday heroes’: Navajo-Hopi relief effort boosted by Kellogg grant, Phoenix nurses


In the past week, the Navajo & Hopi Families COVID-19 Relief Fund, which has raised over $5.8 million since March, announced two major awards.

The fund received a $200,000 grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation and a $50,000 donation from a campaign launched by Phoenix nurses who wanted to help their Navajo and Hopi neighbors.

This infusion comes at an important time for the organization, which has remained dedicated to providing needed aid to Navajo and Hopi families since the beginning of the pandemic, and is now preparing for winter flu season, a possible second wave of COVID-19 and beyond.

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