Food Bank of Alaska believes that no one deserves to be hungry.
Since 1979, we have been securing donated food for nonprofit agencies to distribute to hungry
You Can Help Make Thanksgiving a Blessing for Our Neighbors
Every Thanksgiving Anchorage and Mat-Su Valley communities come together to make sure that
families in need can celebrate the holiday with a turkey dinner just like their neighbors. Last
year this project provided groceries to 10,001 families. You can help. To volunteer or donate
food for Thanksgiving Blessing in Anchorage, November 24, contact one of the
six sites in
. To help with Valley Blessing, November 22, email or call one of
six sites from
Palmer to Trapper Creek
. You can make a financial donation
. If you need assistance with
groceries for Thanksgiving, look for your zip code at one of the sites in
call 2-1-1 to find where you can go.
GIFT, December 15 & 16
This December the Anchorage community will collaborate to provide a festive holiday meal and
toys for children to families in need. Hundreds of volunteers are needed to help make this
event a success! There are many ways go
: volunteer, organize a toy or food drive, or make a financial
. If you or someone you
know needs assistance with food and toys this holiday season,
look for your zip code
and come to Sullivan Arena on
your designated day, or call 2-1-1.
Holding a food drive? Most needed items
Families with limited financial resources often have fresh fruits and vegetables at the bottom
of their list because they are expensive. They end up buying highly cheap, highly processed
foods that are high in calories but are low in nutrition. Help supplement restricted choices
choices by selecting healthy and nutritious foods. Here is a list of
most needed items
. Find more information about holding a food drive on our
food drive page
Love Alaska with a gift to end hunger
Be inspired by what former State Senator Arliss Sturgulewski says about why Food Bank of Alaska
matters to her.
Potlatch Newsletter Fall 2014
Food Bank of Alaska's annual newsletter. Please enjoy this edition and keep up to date with the latest
happenings at Food Bank of Alaska and our community partners.