Other Resources

The Pandemic – Electronic Benefits Transfer (P-EBT) Program is additional money for families to buy food due to COVID-19 related school closures. 

Alaska 2-1-1
Alaska 2-1-1 is a free, confidential, health and human services information and referral system brought to you by United Way of Alaska.

Division of Public Assistance
Learn about the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits  – formerly food stamps.

Alaska WIC Program
Information regarding the Women, Infants and Children supplemental food program.

Summer Meals for Kids
Information from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service.

Alaska Family Services
Alaska Family Services was established in 1979 to respond to the needs of women and children in crisis in the Mat-Su Borough.

Salvation Army Alaska Division
Wherever there is a need in Alaska, the Salvation Army is there to help.

F.I.S.H. (Friends in Serving Humanity)
If you need additional food assistance in Anchorage, call F.I.S.H. at (907) 277-0818.

Children’s Lunchbox Distribution
The Children’s Lunchbox in Anchorage will be providing food boxes at several distribution sites. The boxes will contain two suppers for each child – one for the day of service and one for the following day. These will be provided as grab-and-go boxes in a drive-thru line. Families will also be able to receive Pantry Boxes of shelf-stable meals for a family of four while supplies last.

The below distribution sites are open sites (available to anyone).

Pantry Pack distribution locations and times are as follows:

  • Lighthouse Fellowship, Mon, Wed, Fri, 3–3:45 pm
  • Loussac Place (NOT Loussac Library), Mon, Wed, Fri, 3–4:15 pm
  • Spenard Rec Center, Mon, Wed, Fri, 3–3:45 pm
  • Fairview Rec Center, Mon, Wed, Fri, 4–4:45 pm- Back of building
  • Penland Park, Thursdays 2:30 – 4:00 pm

Updated 5/11/2023 – The schools and special programs we currently provide pantry boxes and/or fresh meals to enrolled students only are:

  • Mountain View Boys and Girls Club
  • CITC & CITC Schoolyard
  • Ridgeline Terrace
  • Hmoob Cultural Center
  • Safe Harbor
  • Power Youth Center

Anchorage School District – Meal Service
The Summer Meals Program and other information can be found on the ASD Website.



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