Pick.Click.Give. Again Reaches Record Gifts


Jay Barrett/KMXT

Results are in for this year’s charitable giving through the Alaska Permanent Fund Dividend application process, which closed last Tuesday. The Humane Society of Kodiak  by far received the most donations. With $9,975 received through 177 gifts, the organization that operates the Kodiak Animal Shelter averaged over $50 per gift.

The Kodiak Womens Resource and Crisis Center received $4,825 through 70 gifts, the Kodiak Public Library Association $4,000 even through 68 gifts and the Kodiak Arts Council $3,450 from 58 donors.

The Kodiak Maritime Museum, Senior Citizens of Kodiak and the Kodiak Community Foundation received $2,800, $2,350, and $2,150 each, respectively.

The Koniag Education Foundation will take in $900, Kodiak Community Health Center $525, and Kodiak College $425.

Statewide, $3.3-million was pledged by 33,421 Alaskans making 53,851 gifts. Beans Cafe in Anchorage was tops in Alaska with 2,355 pledges totaling $147,050. Alaska Public Media, which operates APRN and Anchorage’s public stations got $129,800, and the Food Bank of Alaska main office in Anchorage received $101,775 in pledges.

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