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EVE-S FUND FOR NATIVE AMERICAN HEALTH IN...

EVE-S FUND FOR NATIVE AMERICAN HEAL...
CROWDRISE : Jan 20, 2011
Tax ID: 20-3008753
BASED: Farmington, NM, United States

CHARITY WEBSITE: http://evecrowellsfund.org

Promoting Native Hope

Celebrating 11 years of sponsoring programs in literacy, injury prevention, and education for Native American youth.

The mission of Eve's Fund is to promote hope, wellness, and injury prevention for Native American youth. We are currently focusing our efforts on children and teens living on or near the Navajo Nation in Arizona, New Mexico, and Utah.

Most of these young people live in poverty and face enormous obstacles in their lives. Death rates from vehicular crashes and suicide are 3-4 times higher than national rates. Domestic violence and abuse are common. High school dropout rates are nearly 50%. Hope is in short supply.

Eve's Fund is committed to helping Native youth overcome these obstacles and find the hope they need to live their best lives.

We begin with young elementary students, helping improve their literacy skills and love of reading through our Magic Tree House Teaching Bookshelf program. 

For older students, we offer scholarships that cover expenses at either a college-preparatory high school or vocational/technical program.

And for all students in grades K-12, we give presentations on how to reduce the risk of preventable injuries and deaths. As part of this ThinkFirst Navajo program, the students hear from adult Navajos who are living with paraplegia as a result of a preventable injury. By sharing their personal stories, the speakers are able to get through to the students in a meaningful and impactful way.

In 2010, 2012, and again in 2014 we received a "Quality of Life Grant" from the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation for our efforts in preventing severe injuries among young Navajo people. Chosen out of 197 chapters. ThinkFirst Navajo  was named the  2015 "Chapter of the Year by ThinkFirst National Injury Prevention Foundation.

Please become a friend of Eve's Fund today. Visit our websiteblogFacebook, Twitter, and Pinterest pages; subscribe to our YouTube channel and Picasa photo albums; sign up for our mailing list and contact us to find out ways you can get involved.

Eve's Fund for Native American Health Initiatives is a non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization incorporated in 2005. Neurosurgeon Dr. Robert M. Crowell established Eve's Fund in memory of his daughter, Eve Erin Crowell, who died in February of that year. Eve's mother, Barbara Crowell Roy, is actively involved in the management of all programs.

 

Tax ID: 20-3008753 • http://evecrowellsfund.org

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Fundraisers

Eve's Fund 2015 Scholarship Appeal

Eve's Fund 2015 Scholarship …

Amount Raised:

$8,531

 

107% Raised of $8,000 Goal

Eve's Fund 2014 Scholarship Program

Eve's Fund 2014 Scholarship …

Amount Raised:

$10,000

 

100% Raised of $10,000 Goal

Eve's Fund Scholarship Program:Crowdrise Holiday Challenge

Eve's Fund Scholarship Progr…

Amount Raised:

$6,096

 

61% Raised of $10,000 Goal

Running for Eve's Fund 2013

Running for Eve's Fund 2013

Amount Raised:

$6,055

 

151% Raised of $4,000 Goal

Running for Eve's Fund!

Running for Eve's Fund!

Amount Raised:

$910

 

30% Raised of $3,000 Goal

Running for Eve

Running for Eve

Amount Raised:

$650