Hunger Action Month 2022

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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 childcare, electricity or medicine. That’s why Food Bank of Alaska joins Feeding America® food […]

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Food Security Wins

Governor Mike Dunleavy finalized the state budget on June 28th, and we are excited to share some incredible wins for food security! This budget represents a substantial investment in Alaska’s food security and includes: $10 million for statewide food bank and food pantry infrastructure $500,000 to Alaska Farmers Market Association for SNAP/WIC/Senior coupon doubling $600,000 […]

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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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