News & Events

  • Hunger Action Month

    September is celebrated nationally as Hunger Action Month or HAM. Food Bank of Alaska will be hosting numerous events throughout the month across Anchorage. Check out the calendar and join us at one of our upcoming events! Dine Out Against Hunger September 23-27th Dine out at the following restaurants b..

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  • Protect Programs for Low-Income Alaskans

    So much is at stake in the operating budget vetoes that were proposed by the Governor earlier this legislative session. Access to affordable healthcare through Medicaid, shelter and care for homeless citizens, and support for low-income seniors through the Senior Benefits Program are included in these drastic cuts. It i..

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  • Round Up Will Help to End Hunger

    Sometimes you have to be bold to make important things happen! That’s what Fred Meyer is doing with Zero Hunger / Zero Waste (https://www.thekrogerco.com/), an initiative to end hunger in the communities that Fred Meyer calls home and eliminate waste across the company by 2025. You can help Fred Meyer me..

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  • Stand up for Senior Citizens

    Before Sheryl moved to Alaska she was a civil rights activist in Chattanooga, Tennessee (she even marched with Martin Luther King Jr during the civil rights movement!). She moved to Anchorage with her family in 1976 for a fresh start far away from the threat she felt in her Tennessee neighborhood. ..

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  • Help Stop the Proposed Cuts to Senior Benefits

    Daniel is an Alaskan senior who relies on the support from the Senior Benefits Program and other supplemental programs to get by. Daniel came to Alaska in 1972 from Chicago to seek opportunity in Nome, Alaska and has lived in the state ever since. He has worked various seasonal jobs, including as an ice roa..

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