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 Amy Nome|
I gave my main donation to Alaska Native regional non-profit (Kawerak, Inc) because this year is critical for funding their project to complete the first ever Alaska Native cultural center for the Bering Strait Region. I also gave to UAF Northwest Campus to show my support for all they do for our community of Nome, and our region.... Read more
|From Kate Anchorage|
Every year I love to give to the Tundra Women's Coalition. TWC is a combined shelter, resource center, and hotline in Bethel, dedicated to helping women achieve their fullest potential, away from the threat of rape and violence. I know that TWC's dedicated staff makes the most of every single dollar they receive, and it means something to me to help vulnerable women in a distant town that I love.
I...... Read more
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