Catholic Social Services and its seven programs make a huge impact on Alaskans. To find out the most recent happenings, please check out the media coverage on the local, state, and national levels.

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Grow North Farm in Mountain View opens for business, KTVA, June 2020

More need, less money for Alaskan nonprofits, KTUU, May 2020

After 10 years on the streets, short-term housing is found during the COVID-19 pandemic, KTUU, April 2020

How you can help: Local charities ready to accept donations, KTVA, April 2020

Anchorage leaders urging campers to find shelter at Ben Boeke, Sullivan Arena, KTVA, April 2020

Anchorage overnight shelters packed during cold spell, KTUU, January 2020

More Television Coverage…


Subzero Anchorage temps a matter of life and death for those experiencing homelessness, Anchorage Public Media, January 2020

Alaska’s history of immigration goes farther back than you might think, Alaska Public Media, October 2019

The effort to end homelessness, Alaska Public Media, April 2019

Alaska Community Foundation raises $100M to support statewide nonprofits, Alaska Public Media, January 2019

More Radio Coverage…


Support needed during Hunger Action Month, Alaska’s News Source, September 2020

As Anchorage struggles with homelessness, outdoor deaths occur regularly – but with little public notice, ADN, September 2020

After influx of coronavirus cases, Anchorage shelter implements changes, Alaska’s News Source, September 2020

New cases of COVID-19 detected at Brother Francis Shelter, ADN, August 2020

Celebrating Alaskans on the Front Lines of the COVID-19 Pandemic, ADN, August 2020

As extra unemployment runs out, Food Bank of Alaska braces for elevated need to grow, KSKA, July 2020

Assisting Veterans in need, Catholic Anchor, July 2020

Alaska food pantries see a drop in demand but worry as pandemic benefits set to sunset, KTUU, June 2020

Housing Alaska’s Homeless, Readers Digest, June 2020

Produce selling season gets underway at Mountain View’s urban farm, Anchorage Daily News, June 2020

After pandemic forced changes, East 3rd Ave has cleaned up. Businesses and shelters are loving it, Alaska Public Media, June 2020

Volunteers are key to the success of CSS, Catholic Anchor, June 2020

Catholic Social Services finds new ways to support the vulnerable, Catholic Anchor, June 2020

Community food resources feel the strain during COVID-19 pandemic, KTUU, April 2020

Isolation and quarantine centers identified for Anchorage’s sheltered population, Anchorage Daily News, April 2020

As virus spreads, homeless take shelter at Anchorage arenas, Anchorage Daily News, March 2020

Demand at Anchorage food pantries grows as coronavirus pandemic spreads, Anchorage Daily News, March 2020

Coronavirus pandemic poses stark threat to homeless population, American Magazine, March 2020

More Print/Online Coverage..


Finding light and beauty in trying times, Catholic Anchor, April 2020

Maintaining our connections and hope amid COVID-19 isolation, Anchorage Daily News, March 2020

The talents of our volunteers help make the work of Catholic Social Services possible, Catholic Anchor, March 2020

Let us open our hearts this Lent to the needs of the people around us, Catholic Anchor, February 2020

More Editorials…

Faces of Hope Newsletters

Winter 2019 – Keeping People Warm and Safe

Fall 2018 – Building Connections at Brother Francis Shelter

Summer 2018 – Food Insecurity Can Happen to Anyone

Winter 2018 – A Time for New Beginnings

More Catholic Social Services’ Newsletters…

Press Releases, Media Advisories, and Fact Sheets

Governor Dunleavy Approves CARES Funding to Help Brother Francis Shelter, September 4, 2020

FY2019 Fact Sheet

World Refugee Day in partnership with Anchorage Community Land Trust, Media Advisory, June 21, 2018

Alaska receives $100,000 grant from Wells Fargo Housing Foundation’s Priority Markets Program, Press Release, October 30, 2018

FY2018 Fact Sheet


Tricia Teasley• Development & Community Relations Director • • 907-222-7355