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Thanksgiving Blessing

Thanksgiving Blessing will take place in Anchorage and the Mat-Su Valley in 2021.

Volunteers are still needed for the Thanksgiving Blessing site in Mt. View. Click here to learn more or sign up.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 22ND:
Anchorage Thanksgiving Blessing 2021
To download the Anchorage flyer, click here

WALK THROUGH MODELS:

Noon-8 p.m.:
Mt. View Community Center, 315 Price Street (99508, 99514)

3 p.m.-8 p.m.:
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 13111 Brayton Drive
(99507, 99511, 99515, 99516, 99518, 99523, 99540, 99587)

DRIVE-THROUGH Distribution sites are all 3:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.:

New Season Community Development, Inc., 639 Int’l. Airport Rd. #24
(99502, 99507, 99517, 99519, 99522)

Central Lutheran Church, 1420 Cordova Street
(99501, 99503, 99510, 99512, 99513, 99520, 99524)

St. Patrick’s Parish, 2111 Muldoon Road (99504, 99509, 99521)

Joy Lutheran Church, 10111 E. Eagle River Loop Road
(99505, 99506, 99567, 99577)

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 20TH:
Mat-Su Valley Thanksgiving Blessing 2021
To download the Mat-Su Valley flyer, click here

WALK THROUGH MODELS:

All Wasilla times are 10 a.m.-4 p.m.:

Faith Bible Fellowship, 14159 West Hollywood Rd., Big Lake, 907-892-8545
(99623, 99629, 99652, 99654, 99694)

Real Life Church, 10697 E. Palmer-Wasilla Highway, Palmer, 907-745-5673
(99645, 99654, 99674) Sponsored by Salvation Army ̶ Mat-Su

Wasilla Bible Church, 1651 W. Nicola Avenue, Wasilla, 907-376-2176
(99623, 99629, 99654, 99687)

DRIVE-THROUGH DISTRIBUTION:

Church on the Rock, Mile 99 Parks Highway, Talkeetna, 907-733-3358
(99676, 99667, 99683, 99688) Sponsored by Upper Susitna Food Pantry

Willow United Methodist Church, Mile 67.5 Parks Hwy., Willow,
907-414-7555 (99688, 99694)


Each turkey costs approximately $15. A full meal for a family is about $40. Consider sponsoring a fund drive to raise dollars toward the purchase of Thanksgiving groceries.  You can give online or mail a gift to Food Bank of Alaska, 2192 Viking Dr., Anchorage, AK 99501.

  • To make a donation to an Anchorage Blessing site, click here.
  • To make a donation to a Mat-Su Valley Blessing site, click here.
Every gift means food for someone who would have gone without.

Opportunities to Volunteer

Please visit our volunteer page for more information and to sign up at a Blessing site: https://foodbankofalaska.org/get-involved/volunteer/