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High school clubs carry on holiday service tradition

...Interact raised money through a dessert auction to purchase a ShelterBox - a kit of emergency survival items sent through a nonprofit to communities worldwide affected by war and natural disasters. They've also created and implemented a recycling system...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-19/high-school-clubs-carry-holiday-service
Local
2015 Governor's Awards include Sealaska Heritage Institute

Juneau-based nonprofit Sealaska Heritage Institute has been formally honored for its contributions...organizations who have supported us along the way."SHI, a regional Native nonprofit organization, was established in 1980 by Sealaska Corp. to administer...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-12-18/2015-governors-awards-include-sealaska-he
Art
Woosh Kinaadeiyi Open Mic and Poetry Slam Friday at Kindred Post

...It is open to poets and performers of all ages and all abilities. Sign up to read at 6 pm. Woosh Kinaadeiyi is a local nonprofit committed to diversity, inclusive community, and empowering voice. The organization hosts monthly poetry slams and open...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-12-18/woosh-kinaadeiy%C3%AD-open-mic-and-poetry
Art
Moving the needle: United Way's Annual Giving Campaign

...We're a close, connected community, but at the same time relatively isolated, too," Bartlett said, referring to the role nonprofits fill in Southeast Alaska. "It's important to help people and part of the culture to help people, but sometimes it's...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-12-14/moving-needle-united-ways-annual-gi
Neighbors
Empire Editorial: Whatever you do, don't panic

...employment elsewhere.If they leave, our town suffers: Fewer customers in local businesses, fewer volunteers at local nonprofits, fewer students in our schools and fewer people to do the things that keep a town vibrant and alive. Juneau is a small...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-12-14/empire-editorial-whatever-you-do-dont
Opinion
Empire Editorial: When the helpers need help

...once provided by nonprofits. In our community, nonprofits work behind the...recreation. Any time a nonprofit suffers, Juneau...to preserve the nonprofits that quietly serve...fading of a vital nonprofit is a quiet death...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-16/empire-editorial-when-helpers-need-he
Opinion
My Turn: Start small, dream big

...Together, we can make big dreams come true for all of Alaska's children.? Mike Lesmann is a Juneau resident and serves as a board member of Alaska Children's Trust, a nonprofit working to prevent child abuse and neglect in Alaska.

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-12-10/my-turn-start-small-dream-big
Opinion
Have your pet sit with Santa for a good 'claws'

...Brint added. "He's a big animal lover, and he's got three dogs at home."This marks the second year SOFA, a nonprofit organization that rescues and rehabilitates animals from Southeast communities, has held the event. Petco hosts a national...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-10/have-your-pet-sit-santa-good-claws
Local
St. Vincent family 'adoption' program in dire need

...buy Christmas presents for these families, Sims said. If they can't, St. Vincent will try to buy everything but the nonprofit don't always have those kind of resources.St. Vincent's is also desperate for people to drop off new, unwrapped gifts...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-14/st-vincent-family-adoption-program-dire
Local
What's next for Sean Parnell?

...pieces of work here. ... I'll remain involved in our community and state, but I'll do it from the private sector and nonprofits. There's no five-point plan on life after governor. My love for Alaska continues, and I'll continue to be a contributing...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-30/whats-next-sean-parnell
Local

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