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Nonprofits seeking new ways to share information about the important work they do will have the opportunity to learn from leading communications experts during the upcoming Foraker Leadership Summit.  The theme of this year’s Summit is: “Telling Our Stories – As Leaders, As Organizations, and As A Sector.” 

One of the Summit’s featured communications experts, Thaler Pekar, will share ideas about how nonprofits can find and develop stories in support of an organization’s Pick.Click.Give. efforts.  Here is some of what Thaler has to say about storytelling and Pick.Click.Give.:  [Read More... ]


Dec 31
2012

Mark and The Arc

    Posted under: alaskans   anchorage   health  

Tomorrow marks the start of a new year, and for Pick.Click.Give. it's the start of the fifth year Alaskans will use their power to make a difference by sharing some of their Permanent Fund Dividends with causes they care about.

One way Alaskans are choosing to make a difference is in the lives of families who experience disabilities. In "Mark and The Arc," we take a look at how Alaskans have used Pick.Click.Give. to help provide a home for Mark Falsey. 

"Your parenting doesn't stop with any of your children," says Mark's mother, Margaret.  "But it really doesn't stop when you have a child with a disability."

 

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Dec 05
2012

Nourishing those in need

    Posted under: anchorage   humanitarian  

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. Smiles came readily.

One older, bearded man called out, “Hey, I got somethin’ for ya!” Handing a copy of a flier advertising the Food Bank of Alaska’s Thanksgiving Blessing out the window of a tired old pickup, he added “Come and get ya some groceries, and don’t forget your fork and spoon!”  [Read More... ]


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