Shirley Mae Springer Staten has been selected as the recipient of the GCI 5G Trailblazer Award—an award that recognizes an outstanding member of the Anchorage community who embodies the trailblazer spirit and demonstrates a commitment to making people feel more connected.
Here is a look at some of Alaska’s businesses that are doing good for their communities.
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 2019 GCI Suicide Prevention Fund will distribute more than $100,000 to nine recipient organizations this year, funding suicide prevention programs across Alaska.
The Alaska USA Foundation launched the sixth annual Members Making Change donation drive, both online and in Alaska USA Federal Credit Union branches.
Fifty Alaska students from communities across the state will receive $2,000 apiece in the 2019-2020 academic year through the GCI Scholarship Program in partnership with the Alaska Community Foundation.
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.
Each winter, Coastal Villages Region Fund supports elders and provides energy assistance to families in its twenty member communities through the longstanding Elder and Heating Oil Programs.
Alaska USA Foundation contributed $84,500 to community nonprofits in the first quarter of the year.
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.