ANCHORAGE – More than 300 charities around Alaska are receiving a total of $550,000 that was pledged by state residents from their Permanent Fund dividend payments.
The Anchorage Daily News reports this was the first year of the campaign called “Pick. Click. Give.”
Some of the biggest recipients: the Food Bank of Alaska, $29,000; Alaska public radio and TV network, $19,000; and Alaska Dog and Puppy Rescue, a Mat-Su charity, $15,755.