This year has been hard on Alaskan nonprofits. Nearly 80% of nonprofits participating in our program saw decreased pledges in 2017, a particularly sobering statistic when you consider that grants and government funding are receding in a similar fashion. There is one week left to support your local nonprofits using your Alaska Permanent Fund Dividend via Pick.Click.Give.
Alaskan nonprofits serve us in ways we are not able to serve ourselves. They care for our elderly, teach our children, feed our hungry, care for our animals in need, and provide social infrastructure where our tax dollars cannot. A gift of $25 isn’t just allowing nonprofits to provide a necessary service; it’s a gesture of solidarity with Alaskans who need help, in one way or another.
Many of us are in a position to lend a hand to those less fortunate than ourselves. Now’s the time to make a difference. Go to pfd.alaska.gov and choose to make an impact in Alaska.