Thanksgiving Blessing

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Thanksgiving Blessing will take place in Anchorage and the Mat-Su Valley in 2020. Anchorage Thanksgiving Blessing 2020 is Monday, November 23rd from 2:00pm-7:00pm, at these locations: To download the Anchorage flyer, click here Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints13111 Brayton Dr. Zip codes: 99507, 99511, 99515, 99516, 99518, 99523, 99540, 99587 New Season Community Development Inc. (New […]

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Hunger Action Month 2021

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For many, a daily meal is a simple choice of what to eat. But for people facing hunger, a daily meal poses a very different type of choice. It’s often an impossible choice between food and other crucial needs, such as electricity, childcare or medicine. That’s why Food Bank of Alaska joins Feeding America® food […]

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2021 Child Tax Credit

Starting July 15, the new Child Tax Credit in the American Rescue Plan Act provides monthly benefits of $250 per child between ages 6-17 and $300 per child under age 6. The IRS has launched a simplified online tool which will allow families not automatically enrolled in the program to receive the Child Tax Credit. To qualify […]

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THANK YOU, ALASKANS!

We have moved to Food Bank of Alaska’s much bigger home at 2192 Viking Drive in Anchorage! Thanks to almost 300 generous and caring businesses, foundations, and individual Alaskans joining together to help their neighbors, we will be putting our new capacity to work. Our goal? To distribute more food to more children, seniors, and families […]

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P-EBT Coming Soon

The Pandemic – Electronic Benefits Transfer (P-EBT) Program is additional money for families to buy food due to COVID-19 related school closures. Want to see if you qualify for P-EBT and get an estimate of the benefits you may receive? Click the Eligibility and Benefit Calculator button below! NEW! IMPORTANT UPDATES for 2020-2021 school year benefits: Benefits for the […]

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$1 Billion to Hunger Relief

After tireless efforts of those in the anti-hunger community, the United States Department of Agriculture has set aside $1 billion for hunger relief efforts! Included in these funds are allocations for the following: $500 million for The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) $400 million to states to aid the purchase of local and regional foods for […]

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SNAP Produce Vouchers

SNAP recipients in Anchorage, Eagle River and Girdwood have a new way to stretch their food budgets at Carrs Safeway stores. When SNAP recipients spend a minimum of $10 on fresh produce, you’ll get a coupon good for $10 off produce on your next shopping trip. Coupons showing the expiration date of 12/25/20 or 2/28/21 or 5/31/21 […]

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One Step Closer

We just closed on the purchase of a larger warehouse to serve the next generation of Alaskans. As COVID-19 continues to hit jobs hard, new families come every week for drive-through emergency food boxes at the vacant Sam’s Club in Tikahtnu Commons. Why is Food Bank of Alaska distributing food at another warehouse? Because our […]

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COVID-19 & SNAP Resource Update

AnchorRIDES Grocery Delivery Program. Click here to learn more about requesting grocery pickup if you are age 60+. COVID-19 SNAP Program Updates The current Public Health Emergency in Alaska has impacted Alaska in unprecedented ways. Many Alaskans are facing job loss and economic uncertainty into the future with no end in sight. SNAP (Food Stamps) […]

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Pick.Click.Give.Cast

Jenny Di Grappa, Director of Donor Relations and Communication, recently discussed our history, mission, and vision with Pick.Click.Give.Cast. Listen below to find out how YOU have made an impact throughout Alaska.

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