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Alaska Avalanche School

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The mission of the Alaska Avalanche School is to provide exceptional, experience-based, avalanche safety education to all users of the mountain environment.

AAS has grown steadily in the four decades since its inception, becoming a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit in 2004. Now, a staff of 25 professional instructors reaches over two thousand students each winter season. The school's core values embrace: professionalism, the highest quality course offerings, community, hands-on learning, and innovation.

How Pick.Click.Give. makes a difference
As a small non-profit avalanche school, we rely heavily on donations, small grants and fundraising to support limited income from course tuition. Much of our programing is low-cost or free. Each year we reach over 1300 students in the Anchorage and Mat-Su districts through our "Know Before You Go" basic avalanche safety programing. Programs such as Pick.Click.Give are vital to our success and contribute directly to public safety and education.
  
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EIN: 72-1580840
Contact: (907) 345-0878
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Physical: 1025 Orca Street, Unit 1 N
Anchorage, AK 99501
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Mailing: P.O. Box 100145
Anchorage, AK 99510
Past Pledges: 2015: $4,725.00
2016: $5,500.00
Total: $10,225.00



Cause Types
  Youth & Education
      Primary, Vocational, or Secondary Education
  Humanitarian
      Aid and Services to the Low Income