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 >
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 >
|From Ken Anchorage|
Each year I give to Bean's Cafe to help feed and shelter those in need. I have used soup kitchens in the past and I know how important it is to have some food and warmth on a cold day. Thank you to Bean's Cafe for all that they do and I would hope you would join me in supporting them in 2013.... Read more
|From Kim Anchorage|
This year I gave to Polar Pug Rescue and Friends in support of all that they do for the rescue dog community. Not only do they rescue Pugs they also step in and assist Animal Control with the non-Pug small dogs in need of medical treatment, temporary fostering, behavioral adjustments, etc.
They are an awesome Rescue group full of loving and knowledgable volunteers. My Wicket thanks you all!... Read more
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