Salmon Sisters, the fishermen-sister owned Alaskan seafood and design brand’s charitable Give Fish Project has expanded, and will now donate one-percent of all sales.
Holland America Line and Princess Cruises recently contributed $35,000 to provide scholarships for students from rural Alaska attending UAS and pursuing programs related to STEM.
Anchorage Community Land Trust (ACLT) has received a $75,000 grant from KeyBank, which will be used for the expansion of its Set Up Shop program.
GCI announced the recipients of its 2019 philanthropy campaign – 12 nonprofit organizations that work to improve the lives of Alaskans across the state. Each of the 12 nonprofits will be highlighted by GCI during a monthly “spotlight” campaign that includes promotional signs and digital displays at GCI’s 30+ retail stores, features on GCI social media channels and promotion on iHeart radio stations.
Longtime arts supporters Ed and Cathy Rasmuson have established three long-term charitable endowments to support the performing arts in Anchorage.
The Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority board of trustees directed $650,000 in funds for two Anchorage housing projects. Trustees approved $150,000 for RurAL CAP’s Sitka Place, and $500,000 for the United Way of Anchorage’s Anchored Home Pay for Success project.
As part of its effort to help cultivate Alaska’s next generation of leaders, GCI has committed $100,000 to the next round of its statewide scholarship program. . Fifty students will each receive a $2,000 scholarship for the 2019-20 academic year. Funds from the GCI Scholarship Program can be used for tuition and books.
A $100,000 grant from KeyBank to Covenant House Alaska, announced as part of its annual Fire & Ice Ball, is the bank’s largest donation to date in the state of Alaska.
Whether through financial contributions, grants, in-kind donations or scholarships, GCI has a long history of supporting the causes and organizations that serve our customers.
The seventh annual Let Every Woman Know – Alaska Gynecologic Cancer Awareness & Arts of Healing Weekend is set for February 1-3, 2019.