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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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  • Letter Carriers deliver 29,171 pounds of food to help feed hungry Alaskans

    The annual National Association of Letter Carriers Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive was held on May 14th with the local USPS letter carriers out in force as they picked up 29,121 pounds of food donations. Thanks to all the community members that left food donations for your letter carrier. The 29,171 pounds of food col..

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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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