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Veterans Affairs Secretary tours Anchorage homeless veterans event, KTUU, October 2018

40 percent drop in 911 calls to Bean’s Café and Brother Francis Shelter, KTUU, September 2018

Fresh International Garden provides refugees with urban farming skills, KTVA, July 2018

Mountain View community celebrates World Refugee Day, KTUU, June 2018

Family separations at Mexican border felt throughout Alaska, KTVA, June 2018

Non-Profits in Alaska, Alaska Insight, Alaska Public Media, February 2018

PFD donations drop leaves nonprofits doing more with less, KTVA, January 2018

Alaskans volunteer for Giving Tuesday, KTUU, December 2017

More TV Stories…



Help for those in need for the holiday season, Alaska Public Media, November 2018

Preventing homelessness and why it matters, Alaska Public Media, February 2018

CSS’ Executive Director Lisa Aquino on the Dave Stieren Show to talk RAIS and the Supreme Court Decision on Refugees and Immigrants, KFQD, July 6, 2017

An Anchorage program has people role-playing in a refugee camp, Alaska Public Media, June 2017

More Radio Stories…



Catholic Social Services Receives $100K Wells Fargo Grant, Alaska Business, October 2018

How health care, taxis and training helped cut emergency calls around the Anchorage homeless shelter, Anchorage Daily News, October 2018

In Anchorage forum, candidates for governor each get 60 seconds to say what sets them apart, Anchorage Daily News, September 2018 

Refugee students backpacking Denali as part of brand new program, The Anchorage Press, July 2018

Refugees helping to bring more fresh food to the far north, Next City, July 2018

These refugees had nothing, but they gave her back her life, Anchorage Daily News, April 2018

At an Anchorage homeless shelter, an unexpected birth, Anchorage Daily News, February 2018

With an eye on summer markets, classes teach Anchorage refugees pickling, fermentation, Anchorage Daily News, December 2017

More Print/Online Stories…



We aim to give hope to Alaskan youth who are without homes, Catholic Anchor, October 2018

“Every winter I worry” about those Alaskans without shelter, Catholic Anchor, October 2018

We need your help during Hunger Action Month this September, Catholic Anchor, September 2018

Celebrating Alaska’s new arrivals, Anchorage Daily News, September 2018

Empowering the vulnerable means offering them a hand, Catholic Anchor, August 2018

Anchorage homelessness a ‘growing community concern,’ Catholic Anchor, July 2018

World Refugee Day celebration shows Alaska’s welcoming spirit, Catholic Anchor, June 2018

Catholic Social Services is proud to serve military veterans, Catholic Anchor, May 2018

Homeless outreach succeeds with creativity, diligence, compassion, Catholic Anchor, April 2018

Help us to give the gift of hope to Anchorage this Lenten Season, Catholic Anchor, March 2018

Consider a Lenten partnership with Catholic Social Services, Catholic Anchor, February 2018

Consider joining our partners to serve those most in need, Catholic Anchor, January 2018

More Editorials…


Catholic Social Services Newsletters

CSS Faces of Hope Fall 2018 Newsletter

CSS Faces of Hope Summer 2018 Newsletter

CSS Faces of Hope Winter 2018 Newsletter

CSS Faces Of Hope Fall 2017 Newsletter

CSS Faces Of Hope Summer 2017 Newsletter

CSS Faces Of Hope Spring 2017 Newsletter

More Newsletters…


PSAs & Press Releases

Catholic Social Services – Alaska Receives $100,000 Grant from Wells Fargo Housing Foundation’s Priority Markets Program, October 30, 2018

Catholic Social Services FY 2018 Fact Sheet

Catholic Social Services FY2017 Fact Sheet

World Refugee Day Celebration at the Mountain View Street Fair Media Advisory, June 10, 2017

Dimond & West Hockey Teams Giving Back Press Release, December 13, 2016

Anchorage Hospitals Connect to Address Homelessness Press Release, October 12, 2016

Brother Francis Shelter Honors Founders Press Release, September 30, 2016

Catholic Social Services FY2016 Fact Sheet


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