Alaska USA Foundation donates $100,000 in support of nonprofit partners providing critical funds to support COVID-19 response efforts
ANCHORAGE, AL (April 28, 2020) — Supporting the people and organizations that are passionately dedicated to improving communities is a shared responsibility. The Alaska USA Foundation has made contributions to eligible nonprofit organizations in support of its mission and to help them during the COVID-19 pandemic. With more than 16 years of service to the community, the Alaska USA Foundation is committed to organizations that assist children, veterans and active-duty military members and their families. Today the Foundation is honored to support six nonprofit organizations.
$10,000 was received by the Arizona Housing Coalition in support of the Arizona Veterans StandDown Alliance to help homeless veterans access vital medical, mental health and substance abuse services.
$60,000 was donated to the Armed Services YMCA of Alaska to support their ongoing efforts of supporting military personnel and their families, especially during this time of extraordinary need.
$15,000 was provided to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Alaska, whose mission is to create and support one-to-one mentoring relationships, something that will be even more important in the coming months.
$5,000 was given to Alaska Legal Services Corporation in support of the critical legal services they provide to veterans and active-duty members of the armed forces.
$10,000 was contributed to Camp Fire Alaska so every child has the opportunity to discover the best in themselves and others in a fun, safe learning environment.
“We are thankful that at a time where nonprofits need support like never before, the Alaska USA Foundation can step in to fill a void,” said Dan McCue, executive director, Alaska USA Foundation. “It is nice to know that the generosity of our employees and other donors are impacting many lives in the communities we serve, especially during this COVID-19 pandemic.”
About Alaska USA Foundation
For more than fifteen years, the Alaska USA Foundation has supported 501(c)(3) charitable organizations that provide needs-based services to children, veterans, and active duty members of the military and their families. Since its inception, the Foundation has distributed over $2.5 million to these organizations and is honored to assist those that provide direct services in support of its mission. Additional information about the Alaska USA Foundation is available at www.alaskausafoundation.org.