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JDHS students organize sleep-out for the homeless

This weekend, the Juneau Douglas High School Interact Club, a high school club sponsored by Rotary International, held their annual Homeless Awareness Sleep-Out to help bring attention to student homelessness in Juneau.
Thanks for supporting the homeless awareness

On Nov. 5, the annual Homeless Awareness Sleep Out Event, hosted by the Juneau-Douglas High School Interact Club, was a huge success. We slept out in cardboard boxes from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m., an eye-opening experience that benefited...
Photo: Heroes for the homeless

From left, Juneau-Douglas High School Interact Club officers Koko Urata and Paige Pahlke present Glory Hole Director George Briggs with a $1,043.70 check to the 160 homeless...
Photo: Generous donation

Jetta Whitaker, left, executive director of the Glory Hole, accepts a check for $2,300 from Juneau-Douglas High School InterAct club officers Alida Bus, Lena Gilbertson, Zoe Olson and Tim Peterson. The money was earned through pledge...
Interact sock drive

The Juneau-Douglas High School Interact Club would like to extend a huge thank you to everyone in the community who participated in this year's sock drive for orphan souls...
Homeless awareness and money raised

This November, the Juneau-Douglas High School interact club had their annual homeless awareness sleep-out. Thanks to everyone involved, we managed to raise $2,060 that will benefit...
JDHS Interact Club hosts annual sock drive in March

...powerful, but they can make a big difference in the lives of orphaned children around the world.The Juneau-Douglas High School Interact Club is teaming up with Buckner International to ask Juneau residents to collect socks for children in need...
Interact to host Sleep Out Project

The Juneau-Douglas High School Interact Club will sponsoring their annual Homeless Awareness Sleep Out Project on Nov. 5. Interact members will sleep outside from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. to raise awareness for the 194 homeless students identified in Juneau in 2010. The purpose of the event is to raise money and benefit the homeless students in the Juneau School District as well as The Glory Hole family food boxes. The public can help by sending donations to JDHS Interact Club, 10014 Crazy Horse Drive, Juneau, AK 99801. For more information, contact or call 523-1581.
Neighbors mailbox

...contributing to our Homeless Awareness Sleepout Sound off on the important issues at The members of the Juneau-Douglas High School Interact Club and health classes who participated in the Interact Club's annual Homeless Awareness Sleepout Night...
Interact Club is a teens-only Rotary attending 80 percent of the meetings. The group meets twice a month during the school year. The Juneau-Douglas High School Interact Club contributed to this article.


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