News & Events

  • Join in Thanksgiving Blessing

    The faith community is joining together this Thanksgiving to distribute holiday meals. Find out how to help or where in Anchorage and the Mat-Su Valley you can get a turkey and all the fixings. Find the location that will distribute groceries to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday to people living in your zip cod..

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  • SNAP Works for Alaska, By Sarra Khlifi

    Imagine putting together a healthy, nutritious meal for yourself with $1.97. That is the amount per meal most Alaskans on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) have to help put food on their table. It is a lifeline for people to cover part of their grocery bill every month so they have more money left..

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  • Some old solutions still work: helping people buy food with SNAP

    Excerpt from original article by Anne Hillman, Alaska Public Media: Researchers say one of the most effective ways to fight hunger in every state is also one of the oldest: the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. (https://www.fns.usda.gov/snap/supplemental-nutrition-assistance-program-snap) “Any co..

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  • How declining wages force working Alaskans to seek free leftover food

    Excerpt from Alaska Dispatch News article by Charles Wohlforth: Occasionally I have to put off paying a bill, but I've never had trouble buying food for my family. On a recent Saturday afternoon, I met a lot of Anchorage neighbors who do. The Anchorage East Rotary Club invited me to its Mobile Food Pantry givea..

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  • Virtual Food Drive 2017

    Food Bank of Alaska now has a new way for you to be involved, thanks to First National Bank Alaska! You can fill plates for your neighbors struggling with hunger through our Virtual Food Drive (http://www.foodbankofalaska.org/ways-to-give/food-drives). Create a virtual food drive team (this can add value to an..

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  • Solutions for Food Insecurity

    Did you have enough to eat this month? Did your neighbor? About 13 percent of Alaskans are food insecure — many of them are children or elderly (http://www.foodbankofalaska.org/hunger-in-alaska/facts). But there are ways to help solve this problem. Join us on Talk of Alaska as we discuss the Supplemental Nutri..

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  • Thank You, Hunger Is - 69,000 Kids' Breakfasts

    Kids need breakfast every day, and last year a generous grant from Hunger Is turned into almost 69,000 breakfasts for Alaskan children and teenagers. Thank you! Hunger Is () is a joint charitable program of the Albertsons Companies Foundation and the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF). Food Bank of Alaska worked wi..

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