ANCHORAGE, Alaska— Alaska USA Federal Credit Union members and corporate partners contributed record breaking funds in support of the Alaska USA Foundation’s annual Cash for Cans® donation drive.
Alaska USA Federal Credit Union and the Alaska USA Foundation teamed up for the fundraiser, collecting cash donations at Alaska USA branches during the month of September, National Hunger Month. The event raised more than $107,000, and with a donation by the Alaska USA Foundation, the total was $140,000, which will assist numerous food banks and pantries in Alaska, Maricopa County in Arizona, the High Desert region of California, and Washington State. The donation totals for each state are:
“In a year like 2020, we are so grateful for our partners that help us magnify our fundraising efforts and support the communities we serve,” said Dan McCue, Executive Director, Alaska USA Foundation. “Through the generosity of our corporate partners, as well as our members, we are able to support organizations who help feed families and children who struggle with food insecurities.”
More 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 more than $3 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 alaskausafoundation.org.
Media Contact: Dan McCue
Senior Vice President, Corporate Relations
Alaska USA Federal Credit Union
907-786-2807 | D.McCue@alaskausa.org