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Alaska USA members and Alaska USA Foundation raise more than $77,000 in annual food drive

Tuesday, November 7, 2017  
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  Food drive funds presented to the Fairbanks Food Bank (Fairbanks, AK).

Anchorage, Alaska—Alaska USA Federal Credit Union members contributed $77,900 to support community food banks during the annual Cash for Cans food drive.

The credit union and the Alaska USA Foundation teamed up for the fundraiser, collecting cash donations at Alaska USA branches during the month of September. Donations will assist 21 food banks in Alaska, Maricopa County in Arizona, the High Desert region of California, and Washington State.

 
Food drive funds presented to 2nd Harvest Food Bank (Spokane, WA).  

Food banks received the following amounts in each state:

  • Alaska - $49,400
  • Arizona - $1,100
  • California - $11,000
  • Washington - $16,400

“Cash for Cans continues to be a successful fundraiser, year after year,” said Phenie Miller, Senior Vice President, Branch Administration. “It’s all thanks to the generosity of our members. I’m proud to serve a community of people that step up to help others in such a meaningful way.”

 
  Food drive funds presented to Desert Manna (Barstow, CA).

About the Alaska USA Foundation
The Alaska USA Foundation was established in 2003 to support 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 $1.7 million to these organizations and is honored to assist those that provide direct services in support of its mission.

Learn more about the Alaska USA Foundation at alaskausafoundation.org