“The past year has been difficult for so many of our nonprofit partners and we are so pleased to have an opportunity to provide support,” says Dan McCue, executive director, Alaska USA Foundation.
The companies join an outpouring of community support for the village from across the state, working to provide clean drinking water until a permanent solution is found.
The donation continues a strong partnership between the two organizations that began over a decade ago.
“We made a commitment to the people of the Yukon-Kuskokwim region to support communities with resources in their time of need, particularly when it comes to health and safety,” says Kristina Woolston, Donlin Gold’s external affairs manager.
GCI has committed $2 million in 2021 in direct donations, in-kind services, and products to Alaska organizations.
“It is important to remember our veterans and their families during the holidays and to thank them for their sacrifices,” says Bal Dreyfus, Matson’s Senior Vice President, Alaska.
Sealaska’s board of directors approved a $1 million COVID-19 relief and recovery package to help Alaska Native communities respond to the impact from the coronavirus.
The Alaska Credit Union League held its annual meeting in Talkeetna and during that meeting, auction proceeds and individual donations made for a total donation of $15,000 to the Upper Susitna Food Pantry.
Alaskans from every corner of the state are concerned about what proposed deep cuts to close a $1.6 billion budget gap would do to the quality of life we have worked so hard to achieve.
Matson contributed a total of $3.6 million in cash and in-kind donations to more than 850 charitable organizations and non-profit programs in the communities it serves during 2018.