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Record Funds Raised for Alaska USA Foundation’s annual Cash for Cans® fundraiser CUNA Mutual Group Foundation, Inc. matches Cash or Cans® donations to fight food insecurities
ANCHORAGE, ALASKA – Hunger is one of the most prominent issues in all of the communities the Alaska USA Foundation serves. With “people helping people” as their core purpose, CUNA Mutual Group Foundation, Inc. partnered with Alaska USA Foundation’s annual Cash for Cans® donation drive by providing a match challenge to encourage member donations. Through this partnership, member donations reached a record amount for this fundraiser. “In a year like 2020, we are so grateful for our partners that help us
UniSea Seafoods in Dutch Harbor is hosting several on-going recruitmentsfor fish processors for the start of the A-Season. Interviews will be conducted via video conference or telephonically. Please apply online at:https://www.unisea.com/job/seasonal-seafood-processor/For any questions, please contact the Seafood Office at (907) 269-4746.
Alaska USA Federal Credit Union members and corporate partners contributed record breaking funds in support of the Alaska USA Foundation’s annual Cash for Cans® donation drive. Alaska USA Federal Credit Union and the Alaska USA Foundation teamed up for the fundraiser, collecting cash donations at Alaska USA branches during the month of September, National Hunger Month. The event raised more than $107,000, and with a donation by the Alaska USA Foundation, the total was $140,000, which will assist numerous
“Back to the Past, Into the Future” ANCHORAGE – Great Scott! The 2020 Gold Pan Awards are going back in time and coming to you virtually from Matanuska Brewing Company Midtown on Friday, November 6th from 6:00 to 10:00 pm. Join the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce for a night of celebration with a virtual happy hour, a live ceremony broadcasted by Upper One Studios, and hosted by Sheron Patrick. Plus, entertainment by local 80’s band, I Like Robots! 80’s attire recommended. "The Anchorage Chamber Gold Pan
We live in a global economy, and our little corner of the world is one of perseverance, ingenuity, revolution, pioneer spirit, and courage. It’s about supporting our neighbors, getting creative, and helping each other not just survive, but thrive. We want to see each other succeed. More than 700 thousand residents and 20 thousand small businesses rely on each other to thrive. We persevere. We line up around the block when there’s a grand opening and hate to see doors close. Shopping locally keeps money
Alaska nonprofits have through November 15 to submit applications for GCI Gives’ 2021 funding year ANCHORAGE, Alaska – GCI’s philanthropy program, GCI Gives, has opened the application period for its 2021 grant cycle. From October 1 through November 15, Alaska nonprofits have the opportunity to apply for funding from GCI, one of the state’s largest corporate philanthropic contributors. GCI Gives’ contributions are focused in seven key areas: diversity and inclusion, cultural arts and innovation,
This year, we’ve heard a lot about the effect of the pandemic on mental health. The US Centers for Disease Control conducted surveys in June, finding that 40% of respondents reported an adverse mental or behavioral health condition. The number rose to 75% for those ages 18-24. The Alaska Department of Health & Social Services reported similar findings in a survey it conducted in May. In that survey, 65% of Alaskans reported being more sad or depressed than usual and 69% more angry or irritable than usual.
Annual retreat goes virtual this year to inform, inspire and empower LGBTQ+ youth in Alaska ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Identity, Inc. celebrates queer and questioning youth in Alaska with a virtual LGBTQ+ Youth Summit, Oct. 5-11, 2020. This online gathering is a safe place for youth to explore their identities and themselves. They can ask questions, learn and make connections. “This is a week of community building focused on empowering and amplifying LGBTQ+ youth voices,” says Identity youth program manager
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The popular Catch the Train Photo Contest is back, and this year lets Alaskans share their images of what they capture onboard the Alaska Railroad with the chance to win cash and prizes. To participate, passengers can submit a photo to the contest via the Alaska Railroad Facebook page or by using the hashtag #CatchTheTrainAK on Twitter or Instagram. The deadline for submissions in the photo contest closes on Sunday, Dec. 6, 2020. Following the submission period, 12 finalists will be
Anchorage, Alaska – People helping people, the credit union philosophy, has never wavered as Alaska USA Federal Credit Union puts its members, employees and the markets it serves as top priority during the COVID-19 pandemic. From implementing an informative website and support services to members, to providing flexible remote work and/or paid leave options to meet the needs of employees, Alaska USA is committed to ensuring members and employees receive the same level of service, value and convenience during