Bean’s Café Receives Pledges Totaling Over $100,000 In This Year’s Pick.Click.Give.!
ANCHORAGE- For the first time ever a local Alaska nonprofit has indications that it will receive over $100,000 in pledges thru the State of Alaska Permanent Fund Division’s Pick.Click.Give. program. At the close of the regular filing period records indicate that Bean’s Café is on track to receive $101,950 from 1,697 individuals throughout the state of Alaska. This is an increase of over $45,000 from last year’s total of $56,173 and an increase of over 650 new individuals donating to Bean’s Café.
Each and every day of the year Bean’s Café serves over 800 meals and provides shelter to those most in need in our community. Bean’s Café served over 227,000 meals in 2011 and has seen a 30% increase in number of meals served year to date. The increase in funding from the Pick.Click.Give program will help us to continue all of our services at a level that will meet all the needs of those who seek our help within the community.
Bean’s Café would like to thank The State of Alaska Permanent Fund Pick.Click.Give. program, the Rasmuson Foundation, the Foraker Group and especially all of the individuals and families that gave a portion of their dividend to help Bean’s Café and all of the nonprofits in Alaska.