In your average roomful of 100 Alaska women, well over half of them – 59 – have been physically abused or sexually assaulted in their lifetimes. When you pass a woman on the sidewalk, in the aisle at the grocery store, on a ski trail or in the car next to you, there’s a better than 50-50 chance she is among the victims. Read More >
At 12:55 p.m. on a Saturday, a dozen or so cars sat idling in the snowy parking lot of the Fairview Community Recreation Center in Anchorage's Fairview neighborhood. Cardboard boxes, backpacks and bags were neatly queued on the ground as people, thoroughly bundled up against the cold, chatted with one another in a variety of languages. Read More >
|From Diane Anchorage|
Pick Click Give makes me feel good about doing something for people trying to make Alaska a better place to live. I travel around Alaska during the year and this is a way to help the communities I visit in a small way with a gift to the women's shelter or local arts organization. Given that I don't pay any local or state sales tax, state income tax, and I get a check from the state, it just feels right...... Read more
|From Ryan Anchorage|
Alaskans are blessed that our leaders had the foresight and vision to set up a program like the Alaska Permanent Fund. It is our civic duty to make sure that these funds benefit the greatest public good possible. I support Alaskan charities through Pick Click Give because I know that we have a brief window on this planet to leave it better than we found it. The windfall type profits that come from...... Read more
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