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  • Climate Change Leaves Alaskans Hungry

    by Clare Leschin-Hoar (Story courtesy of NPR) - Walrus represents a major source of nutritious food for many in Alaska's St. Lawrence Island. In recent years, warmer temperatures have pushed the sea ice farther from St. Lawrence's shores, making walrus hunting more challenging. This shortfall has led to increas..

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  • Your Advocacy Makes the Difference

    For two decades, Alaska residents convicted of a drug-related felony were banned for life from receiving SNAP (food stamp) benefits. This ban was put into place during the “war on drugs,” with the assumption that harsh punishments would deter people from committing crimes. Twenty years later, these tough policies are no..

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  • Kids need to eat every day

    With your help, we’re shipping over 70,000 meals to kids in nearly 50 rural Alaskan communities this summer. Summer meals fill the hunger gap for kids in need when school is closed for vacation. Your donation of funds or food help kids and families get through the summer without worrying about not having enough. Pa..

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  • You Can Still Add a Donation during August

    Did you know? You can still add a donation through August 31 at pfd.alaska.gov. Thank you to the 1,236 Alaskans who have made a 2016 Pick.Click.Give. pledge to Food Bank of Alaska and to all those who donated to other worthy causes around the state...

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