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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Fresh Bucks

Get an extra $30 to buy fruits and vegetables! Get three $10 vouchers for WIC and SNAP participants by bringing your SNAP or WIC card and visiting the booths at these markets: Grow North Farm3601 Mountain View DriveAugust 11, 18, 25 / September 1, 15, 22, 294 p.m. to 7 p.m. Muldoon Farmers MarketChanshtnu Muldoon […]

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Infrastructure Grant Now Closed

Infrastructure for Alaska’s Food Bank Network Grant Opportunity Deadline for applications: September 26, 2022, 5:00 PM Grant Request Amount Range: $25,000 to $1,000,000 Update 9.26.22: This grant opportunity is now closed. We plan to announce grant awardees November 1, 2022. The State of Alaska has awarded Food Bank of Alaska $6 million to bolster Alaska’s […]

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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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SNAP Produce Vouchers

Starting in August 2022, SNAP recipients across Alaska 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. Make sure to keep your receipt- this is your coupon for […]

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Thanksgiving Blessing

Thanksgiving Blessing will take place in Anchorage and the Mat-Su Valley in 2022. After attending a Blessing event, please take the time to fill out our story form below. Preregistration is NOT required. Please visit the site associated with your zip code, and bring proof of address. Families will be provided (1) frozen turkey (including […]

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